San Juan County partners with DOE to monitor air quality

The Washington State Department of Ecology installed a mobile air quality monitoring…

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EDC to offer free plumbing basics training at Friday Harbor High School

The San Juan County Economic Development Council will offer free training in…

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Thank you, school board members | Editorial

January is school board recognition month, and we’d like to express gratitude…


Thank you, Orcas | Letters

Right after Christmas, my appendix burst. I was rushed into emergency surgery…

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Letters to the Editor

‘The Great Regret’ | Letter

Grizzly bear scare! Kill ‘em. Buffalo roam where “settlers” want to build…

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Thank you for care | Letters

A huge thank you to the considerate Orcas Community, Orcas Family Health…

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Vikings basketball update

Girls basketball by Chela Scheckel-Mohler Orcas School Student Over the last few…

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Orcas wrestling club holds two tournaments

The Orcas Island Wrestling Club is alive and going strong. The club…

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MaryAnn Carpenter | Celebration of Life

In loving memory of MaryAnn Carpenter, please join us in a potluck…

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Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini | Passages

Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini, 82, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at…

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer