New Orcas Island School Elementary Principal Teresa Mayr with her daughter Angie.  - Contributed photo

New principal for Orcas Elementary School

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Teresa Mayr has accepted the position of elementary principal for Orcas Island School District.


Community Events, August 2015

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Island 4-H kids do well at the fair

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 5:00PM

The Orcas Island Trailblazers Horse 4-H club won numerous awards this year for showmanship and riding classes plus herdsmanship

Writers Roundtable

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

In his presentation, John will both talk about the special challenges of rendering Chinese poetry into English

'Paddle Out' for firefighters in Twisp

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 2:55PM

There will be a "Paddle Out" today honoring three U.S.Forest Wildland Firefighters who perished seven days ago near Twisp, Wash., at the Eastsound Waterfront at 7 p.m. Bring your SUP / kayak or a blanket to sit on grass. Families, guests and visitors are welcomed to attend and pay respects.


  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Energy Savings: Sharing The LoadEnergy Savings is OPALCO’s effort to make energy saving easy and accessible. Updated by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative.
  • Orca WatcherMarine naturalist Monica Wieland posts her photography and wildlife musings. Wieland is also the author of "Orca Encounters: Images of Southern Resident Killer Whales."
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