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Orcas Senior Center news

Submitted by the Orcas Senior Center The Orcas Senior Center has several…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

 

Orcas Island Lit Fest day passes on sale now

Day pass tickets go on sale today for the 2nd annual Orcas…

  • Mar 19th, 2019

 

“Estate Mount Washington” book signing

One of America’s oldest fully restored sugar and rum plantations is the…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

 

Welcome to Medicare

Turning 65? Been on Social Security Disability for 2 years? Then you…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Disability Advisory Committee seeks new member

Submitted by San Juan County. Are you looking for a way to…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Disaster preparedness for small businesses

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. The San Juan…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Call for photographers

More and more photos are being viewed on computers and smartphones than…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

EDC to offer free low-voltage/fiber optic training

Submitted by The San Juan County Economic Development Council. The San Juan…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Orcas Center’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ is pure joy

From start to finish, Orcas Center’s production of “Mamma Mia!” is heartwarming,…

Reptile zoo at Camp Orkila

Ecologist Christian Oldham has long seen the benefits of using live animals…

Is Coffelt Farm sustainable? | Letter

by Gwen Stamm In reading a recent front page article in The…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

James Reid Band in First-Time-on-Orcas Performance for Recovery In Community

The multifaceted James Reid Band, featuring Orcas Island’s own singer/songwriter James Connell…

  • Mar 17th, 2019

Elementary students publish book

by Jennifer Johnston Orcas Island Elementary School My third- and fourth-graders at…

  • Mar 16th, 2019

John Raymond Berry exhibition

Spring, A neoclassical painting in the style of Leonardo da Vinci, is…

  • Mar 13th, 2019

Food Bank Bits and Bites!

Submitted by the Orcas Island Food Bank. We thought it would be…

  • Mar 16th, 2019
“Virgin Mary Before the Winter Prom” by D. Kornberg.

Art exhibitions open at the Orcas Center in April

In conjunction with the Orcas Island Lit Fest at the Orcas Center…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
“Virgin Mary Before the Winter Prom” by D. Kornberg.

Zier graduates from Navy officer school

Orcas Island High School alumni Jake C. Zier graduated from United States…

  • Mar 14th, 2019

Request for Applications for Productions: Orcas Center 2019-2020 season

Submitted by Orcas Center It’s that time of year! Time to start…

  • Mar 12th, 2019

Update on Orcas Plumbing Class

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. The San Juan…

  • Mar 13th, 2019

Orcas Animal Protection Society shelter manager Marsha Waunch to retire

Submitted by Orcas Animal Protection Society. After nearly four decades of working…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day parade

For those who are Irish, wish they were Irish, or are grateful…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Permaculture at Orcas Christian School

Submitted by Orcas Christian School. We have worms in class – red…

  • Mar 12th, 2019

Catherine Pederson honored at MAG School Music Benefit Concert

The Music Advocacy Group’s school music benefit concert on March 6 saw…

  • Mar 12th, 2019

Local and imported talent come together to show that ‘Art Matters’ in WIWP’s gala and fundraiser

He’s a literary artist, he’s a performance artist. He’s a prodigiously talented,…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Annual Master Gardeners Native Plant Sale

2019 Annual Master Gardeners Native Plant Sale

  • Mar 11th, 2019

‘Botanical Bullies and Conscientious Gardening’

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Master Gardener Jane Wentworth, who has…

  • Mar 10th, 2019
Contributed photo/Dmytro Lavrinenko
                                Jeffrey Cohan.

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Bach’s Flute Sonatas

Flutist Jeffrey Cohan and harpsichordist Hans-Jürgen Schnoor will perform the sonatas for…

  • Mar 9th, 2019
Contributed photo/Dmytro Lavrinenko
                                Jeffrey Cohan.

Garry Oak Prairie: A Unique Habitat

What are Garry oaks and how do their habitats support the ecology…

  • Mar 9th, 2019

‘Painting Buddies’ art show reception

One sunny summer day almost three years ago, Marj Franke and Rosie…

  • Mar 8th, 2019

4-H club members go to Olympia

The 4-H Club Orcas Fur and Feathers sent four high school delegates…

  • Mar 8th, 2019

A*OK Garage Sale

The second annual A-OK (Arts for Orcas Kids) garage sale will be…

  • Mar 8th, 2019

SAT Prep Classes starting at The Funhouse

Is your child college-bound? Are they taking the May 4 SAT test?…

  • Mar 8th, 2019

Valentine Dance rescheduled

Because of the snow, the Valentine Dance could not be held. Organizers…

  • Mar 8th, 2019
Colleen Smith/staff photo
                                Left to right: Dimitri Stankevich and Jim Bredouw.

Orcas Center announces new executive director Dimitri Stankevich

For his entire life, Dimitri Stankevich has received a paycheck from one…

Colleen Smith/staff photo
                                Left to right: Dimitri Stankevich and Jim Bredouw.

Free screening of ‘Return of the River’

Head out to the Sea View Theatre on Weds., March 13 where…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Making math fun for all

The best way to get kids enthusiastic about math? Bring out large…

Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans. Friends of the San Juans…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Next community meal to feature Mexican food

The next Community Dinner at Orcas Christian School will be on Tuesday,…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Miller and Reischman to perform at the Orcas Grange

John Miller and John Reischman are two well-known names in the acoustic…

  • Mar 5th, 2019

Daria Stankevich accepted into graduate school

Daria Stankevich, 2015 Orcas High School graduate, has just been accepted into…

  • Mar 6th, 2019