Local woman helping refugees

Duke University junior Emma Smith has immersed herself in stories of refugees.  - Les Todd/Duke Photography
  • Today at 7:00AM updated at 9:39AM

When a boat full of refugees bound for Italy capsized in the Mediterranean last month, killing hundreds, it didn’t feel like a distant crisis to Duke University junior Emma Smith.

‘The Music Class’ concert

  • Today at 2:00PM

More than 150 Orcas music students will take us back to our early music studies when they present “The Music Class” on Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the Orcas Public School’s Old Gym.

Canoe culture

  • Today at 12:41PM

“Sharing Canoe Culture” on Wednesday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Parish Hall will be presented by Adam Lorio, education program manager for the Samish Indian Nation.

New inspection schedule

  • Today at 12:38PM

The San Juan County Department of Community Development will conduct building permit inspections Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the period May 26 to July 2.

Russillo on UW dean’s list

  • Today at 12:28PM

Jack Henry Russillo, an Orcas High School graduate, has made the Dean’s List at the University of Washington.

Community Events, May 2015

Add an Event

Read the May 27
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates