White Beach structure fire

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 5:11PM

At 11:40 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, Orcas Island Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a home in the Pine Ridge Drive in the White Beach neighborhood for the report of a structure fire.

Sounder launches poll about sheriff's department

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

The Islands' Sounder is launching a poll to find out what you think about the San Juan County Sheriff's Department. Results of the poll will be posted online and in our print edition in late February. Stay tuned for more info, or email Cali Bagby at cbagby@islandssounder.com for questions.

Tax assistance for low to income taxpayers

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 9:14AM

Assistance will again be offered through the Orcas Senior Center to taxpayers with low to moderate income. The service is offered by appointment only on Tuesdays and some Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Film about islander Jordan Griffin released

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 7:00AM

The nonprofit Talk It Up Foundation has made a short film about Jordan Griffin, a former Orcas resident who became paralyzed after a snowboarding accident. He is pictured at right.

Dinner Kitchen features hot chili

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 7:00AM

There will be great food for everyone, including vegetarians and the kids, too. Dinner Kitchens are presented without charge, a gift to the community, for anyone in need of a hot meal and a loving community.

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