Outbreak of 'Enterovirus D68' spreads in San Juan County

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:48PM

It is likely that D68 enterovirus has reached the San Juan Islands. A case has been reported that is positive for enterovirus but further testing is only done by the CDC if the cases causes severe illness and the individual requires intensive care management. Some children with the infection have also has limb paralysis (polio virus is also a member of the entrovirus group) have been identified in other states as well.

Fall sports update

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:05PM

The Lady Vikings soccer team hosted the LaConner Braves on Sept. 22 in a 4-0 loss. The Vikings had a very tight defensive first half limiting the Braves to one break away goal. The Braves continued to put pressure on the goalie in the second half with two deep kicks and a penalty kick after a hands call.

The line-up for the Orcas Island Film Festival

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 4:35PM

Five contenders for Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film award, representing five countries and three continents will headline at the first annual Orcas Island Film Festival – Off the Edge (www.orcasfilmfest.com).

Autumn evening of music

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 12:50PM

Cozy in on an autumn evening of music with Grace McCune and Khadoma Colomby at Random Howse on Friday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge at the door.

Library seeks new trustee

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 11:21AM

The Orcas Island Public Library is seeking a new trustee to begin serving Jan. 1, 2015. The length of the term is five years.

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