Orcas Fire Levy passes by large margin

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 10:31PM

A total of 1893 votes were tallied. Nearly 63 percent voted yes on the levy while 37 percent came in with "no."


Invest in food co-op | Letter

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Orcas Food Co-op is getting closer to opening day. We’ll announce the date as soon as we know what it is. It will definitely be this spring. If you haven’t become a member yet, I invite you to join now. Why now and not after we open?

High School band wins accolades

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 3:22PM

The Orcas High School Band may be small, but they’re strong. The nine-member band brought home “I” or “Superior” ratings from both judges at a regional contest in Bellingham on March 27.

Don’t be alarmed by a red tide

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 3:11PM

The rusty waters of Crescent Beach may have made you want to call out, “red tide.” Before you tell your friends, you should know red waters don’t always make for harmful situations. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, most blooms that create color in the water are beneficial because the tiny plants create food for animals in the ocean and can be the major source of energy that fuels the ocean food web.

‘King Lear’ to stream

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 3:00PM

One of the great theatre events of the season, Shakespeare’s most powerful tragedy, King Lear, streams Live in HD from London to Orcas Center, Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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