Life

A discussion on community and choice as we age

Join the Orcas Senior Center on Monday, Sept. 25 for a live…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

 

Whale of a Show

It is time for Orcas Island youth to share their talents on…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

 

Historic waterfront cottage demolished

A change is coming to the Eastsound shoreline, and it began with…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

 

Partners restore Fisherman Bay coastal wetland

Outdated and unnecessary dikes, berms and ditches that once clogged a marine…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Master Gardeners of San Juan County annual meeting

Submitted by the Master Gardeners of San Juan County Join the San…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Upcoming parent workshop: ‘Your Brain on Conflict’

How to harness the power of the stress-response to manage conflict with children and adolescents

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 20 – 26

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

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Birth announcement | Dylan Stolmeier

Matt and Kristin Stolmeier of Orcas Island welcomed Dylan Michael Stolmeier on…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Island Girls raise $14,000 for breast cancer research

The Island Girls wish to thank our supporters, with a special shout-out…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

‘Christmas Carol’ auditions

The Orcas Center has chosen “A Christmas Carol” as the Winter show…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

‘History Matinee’ on the way

The award-winning author of “Peace Weavers” is the subject of the next…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

‘Reclaim the Rock’ concert

Mini music festival “Reclaim the Rock” will be held on Saturday, Sept.…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Great Islands Clean-Up is back for fall

The following was submitted by Orcas Recycling Services. For the second year…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Celebrate United Way’s Day of Caring by volunteering

The Day of Caring touches lives. United Way of San Juan County…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Opportunities to participate with OPALCO

Submitted by OPALCO In the coming weeks, there are a number of…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Hospital district could be on April 2018 ballot

Local health care has been a hot topic after Island Hospital severed…

Think litter-free by the sea: Fall Great Islands Clean-up

Join the 2nd Annual Fall Great Islands Clean-Up Saturday, Sept. 30. Please…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

The impact of deer on the San Juan Islands

Black-tailed deer are native to the San Juan Islands. Predator removal and…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Fall flu clinics

Submitted by San Juan County Health and Community Services Flu season is…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Report to community: The first day as a UW Medicine Clinic

From the Orcas Medical Foundation The OMF Board received the following in…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Mentoring profile: A parent’s perspective

by Trillium Swanson Funhouse Commons Mentoring strengthens the community within which a…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

NT Live’s ‘Yerma’ at Orcas Center

The National Theatre production of “Yerma,” is set to broadcast live to…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

UW Professor David Montgomery to speak on ‘Growing a Revolution’

Throughout history, civilizations have withered and even disappeared after destroying their once-fertile…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

New Orcas Off-Leash Area Opening on Friday, Sept. 15

The long anticipated new Orcas Off-Leash Area (OOLA), located adjacent to Buck…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Orcas Island Garden Club meeting focuses on berries

Orcas Island Garden Club Meeting Thom Thorton from Cloud Mountain Farm will…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

‘The Other Place’ | Review

by Michelle Griskey The play, “The Other Place” by Sharr White opens…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Launch San Juans

EDC invites entrepreneurs to participate in business plan competition, “Launch San Juan…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Auditions for ‘Whale of a Show’ and oompa-loompas in ‘Willy Wonka’

Whale of a Show auditions will be held on Friday, Sept. 15…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Krivchenia to perform for Shaw EMS benefit

Well known pianist and composer Grisha Krivchenia will perform Sunday, Sept. 24…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 13 – 19

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

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Wolf Hollow releases rehabilitated harbor seals

Submitted by Wolf Hollow After more than two months of care at…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Orcas Island Film Festival | Adventures in cinematic storytelling

The Orcas Island Film Festival is holding its own against other renowned…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Lighthouse celebrates 124 years

Two full boats from Outer Island Excursions carried more than 55 people…

Massage as a career

There is now a massage school located on San Juan Island. Classes…

  • Sep 10th, 2017

Join Island Sinfonia as it celebrates 33 years

Submitted by Islands Sinfonia Celebrating the start of its 33rd season of…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Young Orcas filmmaker returns with premiere at Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Local youth filmmaker Dylan D’Haeze will premiere his second documentary in his…

Get your cabaret on | McCune and Perrine join forces with Sparks

The creative team of Grace McCune and Jake Perrine, who brought you…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Thumbs up on summer junior lessons

by Hannah Tuson-Turner Youth Sailing Captain Summer junior lessons went well this…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Fresh and familiar faces at Salmonberry School

Salmonberry School has announced new teaching staff for the early elementary program…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Orcas Food Bank to hold open house

by the Orcas Island Food Bank Board We’re sure there are many…

  • Sep 6th, 2017