Local students earn degrees from Whitman College

Two Eastsound residents who graduated from Orcas High School received their Bachelor…

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The bear inspects a bird feeder on Orcas (Janice Williams/Contributed photo)

Bear island hops

The black bear that was last seen on Orcas Island, has now…

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We need safer roads for pedestrians in Eastsound | Letter

I’m disabled, and I walk everywhere. Within the last several years, I…

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Requiem for an island addict | Guest column

by Edwin Wordsworth Orcas Island It’s 8:30 a.m. Stage Junkie basks in…

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Maia Lewis-Shunk

Viking golfers on to state

Three Vikings golfers are headed to the state championship tournament. Juniors Maia…


Jessie Nichols makes all-division in college softball

Jessie Nichols, a 2018 graduate of Orcas Island High School, was named…

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Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney | Passages

Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney went to be with his Lord and savior…

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Loren Ray | Passages

Loren Ray, 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Harborview…

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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