Pioneer Museum stages exhibit on flying

  • May 23, 2016 at 1:30AM

Do you know who established the first scheduled air taxi-commuter airlines in the Northwest that has survived to this day? Can you name "The Flying Doc of the San Juans?" What recent Orcas resident took the famous "Earth Rise" photo from Apollo 8? Have you heard of our own humble but willing and skilled Mercy Pilots?


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Kindergarten-bound kids can ride the school bus and get a tour

  • Today at 1:30AM

All kindergarten-bound children will have the opportunity to ride to the public elementary school in a big yellow school bus with their preschool teachers on Tuesday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. The bus stops at the four preschools on North Beach Road. The first stop is Kaleidoscope at 9:05 a.m. The bus will then continue back to town, stopping at the Montessori School, Salmonberry and Children's House preschools. Parents do not need to accompany their children on this trip.

Summer events at Orcas Island Community Church

  • May 23, 2016 at 1:30AM

Saturday, May 28: Pancake Wash fundraiser for Camp Chelan


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