Mandi Johnson

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Lopez man charged with methamphetamine possession

Nicholas William Zoerb, 18, of Lopez Island was arrested on Jan. 20…

  • Feb 6th, 2018 1:30am

Uncertainty for silks at Orcas Center

The future of Island Aerial Acrobatics at Orcas Center is up in…

  • Feb 5th, 2018 4:09pm

Warm your soul with Heart of Song

Four Orcas singer-songwriters join forces in a concert at Orcas Center on…

  • Jan 31st, 2018 11:37am

Art for Orcas Kids, enhancing the lives of island youth

Introducing children to art is beneficial to their motor, math, social, emotional…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 10:26am

Woman, 30, dies driving off Anacortes dock

An Everett woman, 30, died when she drove off the dock at…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 9:49am

Recycle yard waste at ORS

Burning yard debris adds carbon monoxide to the environment and directly contributing…

  • Jan 24th, 2018 12:12pm

What we can do today to help the orcas | Editorial

In a perfect world, the Southern resident killer whales would be thriving.…

  • Jan 23rd, 2018 10:27am

How vessel noise affects killer whales

By slowing down just 3 knots, ships can reduce their noise pollution…

  • Jan 20th, 2018 1:30am

Port of Orcas’ master plan progresses

The Port of Orcas began drafting its 20-year master plan in September…

  • Jan 19th, 2018 10:35am

Stand Up Men’s message resonates through the islands

A movement is spreading like wildfire across the country, fueled by brave…

  • Jan 19th, 2018 10:20am

Enchanted Forest Cabaret and Rock on the Rock Choir present: ‘Teatro Titikookoo’

Editor’s note: The author of this story is a cast member of…

  • Jan 19th, 2018 9:46am

Review committee prepares for productive 2018

San Juan County Public Works’ pathway along Lovers Lane from Main Street…

  • Jan 10th, 2018 1:30am

Holiday horror with a happy ending

Joan Baker died on Dec. 13, 2017, and thanks to fast-thinking islanders,…

  • Jan 9th, 2018 4:31pm

The Good Lovelies return to the islands

The three lyrical ladies that comprise The Good Lovelies have ventured the…

  • Jan 4th, 2018 1:30am

Matthew Laslo performs on Chinese television

Everyone on Orcas knows that Matthew Laslo is an amazing magician, and…

  • Jan 2nd, 2018 1:30am

Second public hospital district town hall held

The second town hall answered community questions and concerns regarding the proposed tax district.

  • Dec 24th, 2017 1:30am

School honors those who served

There were smiles, there were tears and there was remembrance. Orcas school…

  • Dec 21st, 2017 10:45am

Tiger Lily threads and toys for tots

There’s an Orcas expression that rings true for the owners of a…

  • Dec 21st, 2017 10:44am

County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit

Edward Kilduff of Lopez Island was ordered to pay San Juan County…

  • Dec 20th, 2017 5:11pm
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Another supermoon on the way

In two months, Orcas Island will have witnessed three supermoons

  • Dec 20th, 2017 1:30am
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Mastering martial arts with Cameron Smart

Since January, Orcas Islander Cameron Smart has been instructing martial arts to…

  • Dec 19th, 2017 9:29am

EPRC receives visioning survey results

More than 350 community members completed the survey.

  • Dec 14th, 2017 11:34am

State Parks talks expansion

Washington State Parks considers purchasing three adjacent properties to two Orcas parks.

  • Dec 10th, 2017 1:30am

Coalition presents first public hospital district town hall

First of four meetings prior to the island voting on the formation of a public hospital district.

  • Dec 7th, 2017 1:15pm

OFHC to stay open; donations still needed | Letters

Last month, Orcas Family Health Center began a fundraising campaign to raise…

  • Dec 6th, 2017 1:30am

Indian Island: an ecosystem in recovery

Just off the shore of Eastsound stands an island in rehabilitation, a…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 2:19pm

Second wrongful death lawsuit filed in carbon monoxide poisoning case

Troy Sullivan and Kelli Ashcraft were discovered dead in a home outside of Friday Harbor.

  • Nov 30th, 2017 4:03pm

Orcas woman arrested for allegedly hiding a fugitive and possessing drug paraphernalia

Kami Philbrook, 29, was arrested by San Juan County Sheriff’s deputies on…

  • Nov 21st, 2017 9:53pm

Navigating Orcas with a disability

An estimated 13 percent of San Juan County’s population has a disability…

  • Nov 17th, 2017 1:30am

School celebrates bond and levy success

Orcas voters overwhelmingly approved the school’s proposed bond and levy measures on…

  • Nov 15th, 2017 1:30am

Orcas Park and Ride opens

The park and ride at the Orcas Ferry Landing hit a few…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:58am

Hearing Examiner denies Inter-Island Propane’s tank request

After months of deliberation, San Juan County Hearing Examiner Sharon Rice has…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:53am

OIFR rescues hiker and her missing dog from cliff in Moran State Park

In an effort that took more than nine hours to execute, Orcas…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:53am

Take a trip to the chocolate factory with ‘Willy Wonka’

With a golden ticket, you too can take a tour of Willy…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:51am

UW Medicine hosts open house

Though the clinic saw its first patient at 8:30 a.m. on Sept.…

  • Nov 6th, 2017 9:56am

Olga Symphony, More or Less performs Nov. 24

For 19 – or maybe 20 – years, the Olga Symphony has…

  • Nov 6th, 2017 1:30am

Halloween in Eatsound

Islanders of all ages hit the streets on Halloween to trick or…

  • Oct 31st, 2017 5:14pm

New deputy Nawn arrives on Orcas

A little over a month ago, Rodney Nawn, his wife Natalie and…

  • Oct 24th, 2017 2:35pm

Three school board members retiring; three new ones joining

Three of the five positions on the Orcas Island School District school…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 3:05pm

School prepares for bond and levy vote

Orcas Island School District is requesting a bond and a levy from…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 12:33pm