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Stankevich named elementary principal

Submitted by Orcas Island School District Orcas Island School District Superintendent Eric…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

 

Island Market hunger program a success

by the Orcas Island Food Bank Board If you were one of…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

 

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New chimney sweeping business

Cody Phillips has opened “Cody’s Chimney Sweep and Gutter Cleaning” on Orcas…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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Enchanted Forest – an hour and a half of joyful insanity | Review

The Enchanted Forest Cabaret sets sail on another crazy adventure in its…

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Islander helps Nicaraguan patients

For more than 20 years, Dr. John Dann has donated his time…

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Orcas Food Co-op upcoming events

If you’re dealing with stress, digestion issues and weight, then the Orcas…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Rock of Orcas rehearsals starting soon

Get your bangles and bandannas on. The creative duo of Grace McCune…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Kids help make quilt on display in library

The Orcas Island Elementary School students, staff and community members came together…

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Carolyn Cruso offers ukulele class

On the heels of a very popular fall ukulele class and two…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Orcas Center seeks theater directors

Submitted by the Orcas Center Orcas Center is looking for anyone interested…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Talk on ‘The Artist’s Way’ to be held at the library

Join the Orcas Island Library on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m.…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Verdi’s Nabucco to stream at Orcas Center

The Met presents “Nabucco,” by Giuseppe Verdi streaming Live in HD at…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Pair of bald eagles released at Rasar State Park

Submitted by Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center After several months of receiving…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Sail away to Neverland with Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest Cabaret’s “Naughty Pirates of Neverland” takes the audience on yet…

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Help Indian Island in January by eating at Doe Bay

The Indian Island Marine Health Observatory, a volunteer monitoring and stewardship program,…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Free community dinner at OCS

The first 2017 Community Dinner at Orcas Christian School will be on…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Julia Parrish discusses Rhinoceros Auklet mortality and beach bird surveys

Fledge your winter nest and come find out what’s happening with sea…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Memoir writing across the genres

JoEllen Moldoff will be giving a free writing class over five Tuesdays…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘Renaissance Winds’ concert

Submitted by Salish Sea Early Music Festival. The supple sounds of the…

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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Dr. Rosie Kuhn to give talk on aging and independence

Through the aging process, each of us witnesses so many changes occurring…

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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2017 free days at Moran State Park

Submitted by Friends of Moran State Park On Sunday, Jan. 1, Washington…

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Winter hummingbirds and bats

Submitted by Wolf Hollow It seems strange to be talking about hummingbirds…

  • Dec 26th, 2016
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Orcas Christian School adds breakfast program

Orcas Christian School will test a free meals program starting January. Most…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Meditation sessions begin next month

It was Buddha who once said, “Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Free massages for domestic violence victims and volunteers from Standing Rock

Massage by the Sea is offering free massages for victims of domestic…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Emilia Carter named to Dean’s List at Biola University

Emilia Carter was named to Biola University’s Dean’s List for academic excellence…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Four dogs graduate assistance training

By Toby Brown Special to the Sounder On Dec. 7, a small…

  • Dec 19th, 2016
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How to lend a hand for islanders in need

In response to community interest in helping San Juan County’s 58 or…

  • Dec 20th, 2016
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Almost Classical at Darvill’s

The Orcas Island trio Almost Classical will be appearing at Darvill’s Bookstore…

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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Calling playwrights, seasoned and brand new

It’s time to start thinking about the 2017 Ten-Minute PlayFest! The 12th…

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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Trailblazers give stockings to those in need

This year, the Orcas Island Trailblazer Horse 4H club continued their club…

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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Sea Stars to present ‘Return of the Sun’ on winter solstice

With darkness comes the promise of light. On the shortest day of…

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Midwives: changing the world one baby at a time

For almost 40 years, Melinda Milligan has been helping new islanders enter…

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Fill your holidays with art at Orcas Center

Celebrate the season at Orcas Center with the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema’s…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Nativity scene in Emmanuel Church window

Come and visit the window display of the Nativity of Jesus at…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Sounds of the season: Orcas Community Band

Keeping the tradition of concert bands from long ago, the 35-member Orcas…

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Making the Mason bees happy

Mason bees are good native pollinators living with us on the islands.…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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New book features island pollinators

The nonprofit conservation laboratory Kwiaht celebrates the holiday season with the launch…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Holiday happenings

Spiral Walk Enjoy the 30-long winter ritual of a spiral walk in…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Off-leash park meeting Thursday

Orcas Island Park and Rec and the San Juan County Land Bank…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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