All riders fo stand up paddleboards should wear a life jacket to save them from drowning should they fall in. (Contributed<em> photo)</em>

State Parks Boating Program reminds paddlers to be safe

Marine law enforcement agencies on Washington state’s marine and fresh waterways will…

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Arrest warrant issued for Orcas man

A $5,000 warrant for the arrest of Michael Louis Bolster, 37, of…


Josh Kramer wins two awards at the fair

Lopezian Josh Kramer, 15, celebrated his fourth year in 4H this fair,…

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OPALCO headquarters temporarily moves back to original 1930s office

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative. The septic system for OPALCO’s…

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Patricia Helen Burman | Passages

Patricia Helen Burman passed away July 22, 2019 at the age of…

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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