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Orcas Center invites public to meet new executive director

Orcas Center’s Board of Trustees is pleased to invite its members and…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

 

1876 centennial quilt unveiled on Lopez Island

by Karen B. Alexander “What is it about quilts with you?” is…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

 

Sirens of Orcas: A charitable prom dress fashion event

Orcas Island High School senior Ella Conrad announces “Sirens of Orcas,” a…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

 

BLM seeks nominations to Monument Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced it is seeking public…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Funhouse executive director leaving

Submitted by The Funhouse Today we are launching into a new chapter…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Orcas Choral Society sings ‘Songs from the Heart’

True love…false love…maternal love…eternal love… Love of the lover, the country, the…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Spring Healing Arts Fair

The Healing Arts Center welcomes the community to attend its Fall Healing…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | April 19-25

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

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Ian Sides releases new EP

Islander Ian Sides continues his foray into the Seattle music scene as…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Sixth-grade girls leadership

Calling all 6th-grade girls! Join the Funhouse Commons for six weeks of…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

State of the Revolution

State of the Revolution State of the Revolution Livestream on Orcas Island…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Distillery brings home medals

Orcas Island Distillery was awarded Best in Category Gold, Silver and Bronze…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Climate Monologues at Orcas Center

Sharon Abreu will perform her one-woman show, “Climate Monologues,” at Orcas Center…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Introducing Ella Weaver

As part of her sixth-grade class intern program, Ella Weaver has been…

OPAL annual meeting and community potluck

Join OPAL at Odd Fellows Hall on Tuesday, April 25, for its…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Great Islands Clean-Up returns on Earth Day

When you start picking through trash you never know what might show…

Orcas Montessori School offers summer and fall programs

Orcas Montessori School will be offering its annual summer program for children…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Wolf Hollow to resume marine mammal rehab program

Resuming rehabilitation for harbor seal pups has been a top priority for…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

‘The Tempest’ | Photos

The Orcas Island High School “Theater as Lit” class has been performing…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Island Inspiration All-Star Dance Collective is back

After successive runs of The Nocturnes and Musical Manifestos, the Island Inspiration…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Earth Day plant meander with Drum

Renowned wildcrafter, seaweed guru and long-time Waldron resident Ryan Drum returns to…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | April 12–18

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

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Drop-in day at Salmonberry

Salmonberry School is excited to welcome any interested families in the community…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

‘A Hero of Our Time’ to stream at Orcas Center

The Bolshoi Ballet brings “A Hero Of Our Time” from the Moscow…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Run 5K at night for SAFE San Juans

Submitted by Safe San Juans This twilight fun run will feature glow…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Activist art show

There are many ways to demonstrate the need for change or the…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Washington State Ferries’ summer schedule cover contest

by Nicola Zanch Washington State Ferries Calling all high school students. Washington…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Dance party for Babs

Put on your dancing’ shoes and join in a celebration fundraiser to…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents: ‘The Art of Modulation’

The fifth 2017 Salish Sea Early Music Festival performance, “The Art of…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Class on plant breeding

Dan Borman presents “Everywhere is an Island: Plant Breeding and Staple Crop…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | April 5–11

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

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Kids’ fishing derby coming up

It is that time of year again. Spring is in the air…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Gaydos reviews ‘Tides’ by Jonathan White | SeaDoc Society

By Joe Gaydos SeaDoc Society Jonathan White’s book “Tides: the Science and…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Orcas High School presents ‘The Tempest’

“O, brave new world that has such people in’t!” On April 7-8…

County bans paper bags | The Flounder

by Maneater Johnson & Johnson Riding on the coattails of the successful…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Islands protest a lack of protests | The Flounder

by Dayley Hay It had been five days, 14 hours and 12…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Dancing in the streets | The Flounder

by Coolaid Armstrange Motivated by the need for more merriment in the…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Series of workshops at Orcas Senior Center

Session on advanced directives Hilary Walker returns to the Orcas Senior Center…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Orcas Center hires a new executive director

Orcas Center is pleased to announce its hire of Brian Kemp as…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Orcas Elementary holds ‘positive behavior’ parent night

Orcas Island Elementary School held the first ever “Positive Behavior Intervention Supports”…

  • Mar 29th, 2017