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Orcas Fly-In is Aug. 5 to 7

  • Today at 1:30AM

Everyone is urged to come out to the 33rd Annual Orcas Fly-In beginning Saturday, Aug. 5 and ending Sunday, Aug. 7. Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 937, the event brings together airplanes and pilots from around the west and Canada each year for flying and camaraderie. Airplanes begin arriving Friday about noon and most stay until Sunday morning. Volunteers are needed to be "wing walkers" on Saturday to help park incoming airplanes. Call Dwight Guss at 317-5970 or Gil Blinn at 376-6579 if interested in helping.

Town of Friday Harbor seeks artists’ proposals for park bench sculptures

  • Today at 1:30AM

The Town of Friday Harbor is accepting proposals for a park bench sculpture project sponsored by the Friday Harbor Arts Commission (FHAC). The artwork is to be located at, on, or in association with an existing park bench at one of three locations on Spring Street. The selected artwork will be available for sale while on display. Proposals will be accepted until September 30, 2016.

And the winners of the Cider and Mead Festival’s ‘Best of the Fest’ are…

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 12:29PM

Out of a record 27 home brews entered into the competition during the Sixth Annual Cider & Mead Festival on July 23, three emerged to be judged the "Best of the Fest!" Each winner received a beautiful one-of-a-kind growler especially crafted for this event by Phil Shane, owner/artist of Orcas Island Growlers.

SeaDocs visits Africa

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 1:30AM

SeaDoc Society Director Joe Gaydos traveled to Africa in June to take a look at how sister organizations are operating and what policies could be utilized on Orcas.

Letters

Strong objection to Sounder’s coverage | Letters

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:03PM

I've considered your offer to write a piece about my thoughts/objections to the article you wrote about the case against Sarah Coffelt. I've decided that the Coffelts have had more than enough unpleasant and unnecessary exposure, and do not want to call any more attention to them.

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