Prescribed fire scheduled at San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge: Flower Island

San Juan Island National Wildlife Refuge is preparing to conduct a prescribed…

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Celebrate the coming of fall with a Great Islands Clean-Up

Volunteers throughout the San Juan Islands will get together on Saturday, Sept.…

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Left to right: Coach Mike Kulper, Alina Daust, Evan Daust, Fallon Willis, Will Stephens, Porter Willis, Avery Bishop-Martin, Logan Jones, Jaydon Krisch. Not pictured: Christian Heisinger and Erin White.

Cross country gets a late start

The Orcas Island High School co-ed cross country program was approved by…

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Orcas Island’s youth talent show returns to Orcas Center

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! The time has come once again…

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Letters to the Editor

Weigh in OIHCD| Letters

Madrona Voices is conducting a survey on behalf of the Orcas Island…

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Saving the orcas | Letters

The Puget Consumers Co-op, a chain of locally supported, organic food markets…

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David Ker Schermerhorn | Passages

David Ker Schermerhorn, a long-time Orcas resident and activist who in 2008,…

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Katie Jensen | Memorial notice

A celebration for Katie Jensen is Sept. 22, 2. p.m. at the…

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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