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Free training for contractors working on shoreline properties in the San Juans

Friends of the San Juans is hosting a free technical training for…

  • Nov 23rd, 2017

 

Winter concerts to warm the night

Olga Symphony During that time of year beloved for traditions, what could…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

 

What is the American Legion Auxiliary?

The American Legion Auxiliary on Orcas Island Unit # 93 was established…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

 

‘Willy Wonka’ wows

Opening night of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” had the audience…

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Actors theatre to hold auditions

The Actors Theater of Orcas Island will have auditions for its winter…

  • Nov 19th, 2017

Food bank annual food and fund drive begins

Submitted by the Orcas Island Food Bank The Orcas Island Food Bank…

  • Nov 20th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Nov. 15-21

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology on…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

The Exchange is opening

In other reduce and reuse news, we are thrilled that the new…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Navigating Orcas with a disability

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

Library board special meeting, Nov. 17

The Library board will hold a special meeting at the library on…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Mandy Randolph: bridging the gap | Community profile series

Editor’s note: Heather Wallace is writing a series about alumni and current…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

‘How to Talk With Your Teen About Sex’ workshop

Beth Jenson, LMHC, and Dr. Julie Gottman are presenting a free parenting…

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Adès’ ‘The Exterminating Angel’ at Orcas Center

Orcas Center presents the New York Met’s new production of Adès’ “The…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Orcas Island lit fest announces headliners for April events

The Orcas Island Lit Fest has announced its guest list of featured…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

‘Datapalooza!’ class on Orcas for business owners

Need more data and information to make knowledgeable decisions about your business…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Book-signing, reception at Darvill’s

Sample the bounty of the San Juan Islands at Darvill’s Bookstore on…

  • Nov 13th, 2017

Be part of Leadership San Juan Islands

Leadership San Juan Islands (LSJI) continues recruiting for Class XIV, with applications…

  • Nov 12th, 2017
Salmonberry school - Serafin Dorrington Cole Ludwig Nootka Rose Townsend Back row: Leslie Seaman, Carolyn O’Day, Linda Peth

Grange distributes dictionaries

The Orcas Island Grange No. 964 is proud to support the organization’s…

  • Nov 15th, 2017
Salmonberry school - Serafin Dorrington Cole Ludwig Nootka Rose Townsend Back row: Leslie Seaman, Carolyn O’Day, Linda Peth

Paris Wilson returns to Carnegie Hall

Paris Wilson, a junior at Orcas Island High School, has been invited…

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Salmonberry School hosts teach-in on ‘Buddhism, Tibet and peace’

Salmonberry School invites the community to attend a day-long teach-in on Buddhism,…

  • Nov 13th, 2017

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

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

Ken Speck inducted into broadcast hall of fame

Orcas Islander Ken Speck received the Indiana Broadcasters Association/Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Richard…

  • Nov 9th, 2017

School honors those who served

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

Comp plan update online survey

You can participate in the San Juan County Department of Community Development’s…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

SeaDoc’s Joe Gaydos talks sea star wasting

Since 2013, a devastating outbreak of sea star wasting disease has killed…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Exchange to open the day after Thanksgiving

The new Exchange reuse facility on Orcas Island will re-open Nov. 24,…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Orcas Center seeks international works of art

All Orcas collectors of art from around the world are invited by…

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Turkey Shoot 2017 at the Sportsmen Club

The Orcas Island Sportsmen Club invites the public to come and win…

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Carpenter to be ordained

Orcas Island Community Church invites you to join them as they recognize…

  • Nov 7th, 2017

Olga Symphony, More or Less performs Nov. 24

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

Emmanuel shares $6,000 from Market Day

Emmanuel shares $6,000 from Market Day

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Middle schoolers host bake sale for community Thanksgiving

The Orcas Island Middle School Builder’s Club is going to hold a…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Second annual Thanks”Living” celebration

Island Haven Animal Sanctuary invites you to join them to honor their…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Increased boating safety

The following was submitted by the Coast Guard Auxiliary. At a meeting…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Nov. 1–7

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology on…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Have you taken the Eastsound Vision survey yet?

Submitted by Paul Kamin The last day that Orcas residents have to…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Talking trans at Emmanuel Episcopal Church

For centuries, several Native American tribes throughout the country have had terms…

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Le Corsaire’ at Orcas Center

The Bolshoi Ballet brings Le Corsaire from the Moscow stage to Orcas…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Kick off holiday shopping on Nov. 11

From presents to lights to gift wrap, find what you need for…

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Parent workshop at the Funhouse

“Your brain on conflict Part II – harnessing the power of the…

  • Oct 30th, 2017