Islanders to bike 150 miles for MS research

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 28, 2014 at 9:57AM

A group of Orcas Islanders will ride as many as 150 miles on Sept. 6-7 to benefit multiple sclerosis research through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Deception Pass Classic. The local riders are Axel Greening, Adia Dolan, Suzanne Olson, Kevin O'Brien and his son Keenan O'Brien.


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Historical auction this weekend is sold out

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 9:37AM

Ticketed guests will be able to preview auction items beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Managing golden years

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 7:00AM

Two days of educational seminars to help navigate your “golden years” will be held on Sept. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Orcas Senior Center. The event is free although donations are accepted. Lunch is included.


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