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Christian school students learn to be adults

by Stacey Kemmerer Special to the Sounder Students in Stacey Kemmerer’s class…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

 

Annual fishing derby, April 28

Submitted by Bill Yarlott Youth Fishing Derby organizers A child catching his…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

 

Barking lot sale at shelter

Submitted by Sabina Tillman Would you like to get something nice for…

  • Apr 17th, 2018

 

‘Loss and Found’ screening for APS

Every year, 1.2 million dogs in shelters are euthanized. Not just because…

Kristy Bredin

Learn about wild harvested teas

Enjoying herbal teas can be much more than a form of nourishment…

  • Apr 14th, 2018
Kristy Bredin

OCS part of ‘Zero Waste Week’

by Greg McKelvey and Kirk Haley Orcas Christian School For the first…

  • Apr 14th, 2018

‘Luisa Miller’ and ‘Hamlet’ at Orcas Center

The Met Live in HD: “Luisa Miller” Streaming live on April 22…

  • Apr 15th, 2018

Experts on veteran benefits coming to Orcas

by Meg Massey Orcas Community Resource Center The team at the Orcas…

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Rock Island and OIFR rescue cat from tree

The following was submitted by Rock Island Communications. Rock Island responded to…

  • Apr 13th, 2018
A scene from “On Chesil Beach.”

Orcas Island Film Festival celebrates fifth anniversary with mini-fest

The season of new films is well underway and Orcas Island Film…

  • Apr 10th, 2018
A scene from “On Chesil Beach.”

OICMF Musicians-in-Residence: The Westerlies

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is bringing the fun and energetic brass…

  • Apr 9th, 2018

San Juan Island Women’s Group presents: Planned Parenthood Informational

Meet Mount Baker Planned Parenthood Executive Director Linda McCarthy, and Development Manager,…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Gospel Choir presents ‘Gospel Mass’

The community church invites you to come hear the Orcas Island Community…

  • Apr 8th, 2018
Steve Resch

Building a legacy for Steve Resch | Memorial golf tournament

After Steve Resch passed away from cancer at the age of 45,…

Steve Resch
Left: Marc Bamuthi Joseph. Right: Daniel Bernard Roumain.

‘Blackbird, Fly’ at Orcas Center this summer

Woman in the Woods Productions is wildly happy to be bringing the…

  • Apr 11th, 2018
Left: Marc Bamuthi Joseph. Right: Daniel Bernard Roumain.

County seeks park host for Odlin on Lopez

San Juan County Parks is looking for a part-time seasonal camp host…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Request for proposals for Historical Preservation Funds

The San Juan County Council has discretionary funds, generated by recording fees…

  • Apr 5th, 2018

Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Seattle garden designer Robin Haglund

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Robin Haglund, pioneering garden coach and…

  • Apr 4th, 2018
Some of the students who participated in the week of worship.

Update from Orcas Christian School

The following was submitted by Orcas Christian School. Week of worship Last…

  • Apr 4th, 2018
Some of the students who participated in the week of worship.

Spring cleaning in Moran State Park

Join Friends Of Moran State Park on Saturday, April 14, for some…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

History Matinee: ‘The Light on the Island’

Orcas Island Historical Museums presents a fascinating book written by Helene Glidden…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

Friday Harbor job fair

There are many job vacancies all over the county right now. Are…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018
“Caliology” by Dianne Kornberg.

Orcas Center hosts lit fest gallery: ‘Art Inspired by the Written Word’

The Orcas Center is excited to host and partner with the Orcas…

  • Apr 2nd, 2018
“Caliology” by Dianne Kornberg.

Upcoming streaming events at Orcas Center

NT Live presents ‘Julius Caesar: Et Tu, Brute?’ Orcas Center brings Shakespeare’s…

  • Apr 2nd, 2018

Restaurant Raffle kicks off April 7

In conjunction with a nutrition program, early learning center Children House is…

  • Apr 1st, 2018

Orcas Montessori School turns 30

Orcas Montessori School, along with San Juan County, has received a HUD…

  • Mar 31st, 2018

A festival for lovers of literature

Jule Treneer has been visiting Orcas since he was young. He noticed,…

Updates from the food bank

From the Orcas Island Food Bank Board and Volunteers The Orcas Island…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

School district celebrates adult education classes success

Submitted by Orcas Island School District Orcas Island School District and teacher…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

UW Medicine Orcas Island Clinic: We’re Here for You!

We’ve received many wonderful comments from our patient surveys, as well as…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

OPALCO forum introduces candidates to community

There are two open positions on the Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s…

County Department of Emergency Management teaches two earthquake survival classes

San Juan County Department of Emergency Management is hosting a two-day training…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Library hosts author David Neiwert

Join author David Neiwert at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

Camp Orkila staff works with artist Susan Slapin

Exploring the elements of art and sketching from nature

  • Mar 26th, 2018

Orcas literary briefs

National poetry month Each year the month of April is set aside…

  • Mar 24th, 2018

March for Our Lives in Eastsound | Photos

Community members young and old gathered at the Village Green in Eastsound…

Protecting the environment one child at a time

Can one book change the course of land and sea conservation for…

4-H Know Your Government group goes to Olympia

by Izie Janecek and Sofia Fleming The Orcas Island 4-H “Know Your…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Island students have a day of song and sport

Orcas Island High School student musicians Lindsey Simpson, Flora Lister and Alanna…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Lopez receives $500,000 from state for swim center

Submitted by Friends of the Lopez Island Pool The Friends of Lopez…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018