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A Wild Evening of Dance with “The Roasted Nut Too”

Submitted by Orcas Center. Kicking off Orcas Center’s holiday offerings this Nov.…

  • Nov 11th, 2019

Lahari Hires Sara Pelfrey as Orcas Door to Door New Program Coordinator

Submitted by Lahari. Orcas Door to Door, a Lahari “Aging on Orcas”…

  • Nov 10th, 2019

Reception for Marsha and Bob Waunch

The Orcas Animal Protection Society is sponsoring a reception on Sunday, Nov.…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

Annual turkey shoot

The Orcas Island Sportsmen Club invites the public to come and win…

  • Nov 8th, 2019

‘Meeting of the Minds’ talk about Piebald Deer

“Meeting of the Minds” - Piebald Deer’ at Orcas Senior Center

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Give your Medicare insurance a check-up

SHIBA volunteers will be at the library Friday, Nov. 15 and Nov.…

  • Nov 7th, 2019
Short-spined sea star named Bertha. Russel Barsh/Contributed photo.

Climate change a focus of 10th annual Indian Island event

If you have never seen a Six-Armed Star open an oyster or…

  • Nov 7th, 2019
Short-spined sea star named Bertha. Russel Barsh/Contributed photo.

SmileMobile to visit Orcas and Friday Harbor

SmileMobile to visit Orcas and Friday Harbor

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Medicare 101

Are you eligible for Medicare this year? If so, there’s a lot…

  • Nov 6th, 2019

Port of Orcas Master Plan meeting cancelation

Submitted by Dwight Guss, Airport Manager After talking with DOWL, the Port…

  • Nov 6th, 2019

Orcas Montessori School Holiday Wreath Sale

Get a jump start on your holiday to-do list by ordering your…

  • Nov 6th, 2019

SCORE, the SJICF and the EDC invite business owners and nonprofit leaders to a workshop on reducing risk

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. Over 40% of…

  • Nov 5th, 2019

Horticulturist to speak at garden club meeting

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Jenny Harris, horticulturalist, plant nerd and…

  • Nov 5th, 2019
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“Round the County” boat race

The Round the County sailboat race will take place Nov. 9-10. This…

  • Nov 4th, 2019
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Orcas Senior Center events

The Orcas Senior Center is holding two events this November. “Be Smart…

  • Nov 4th, 2019

“Who was Chief Seattle,” with Duamish historian David Buerge

Submitted by the Orcas Island Library. Orcas Island Library and Humanities Washington…

  • Nov 4th, 2019
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‘Be on Time’ award given to third/fourth grade class

Submitted by Orcas Elementary Principal Lorena Stankevich. The “Be On Time” award…

  • Nov 4th, 2019
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Know, connect and protect the sea

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, head out to the Sea View Theatre for…

  • Nov 4th, 2019
Robin Baird/Contributed photo.
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Ewan Lister receives Bill Boeing Jr. community collaboration award

Orcas Island High School Senior Ewan Lister was one of 80-plus students…

  • Nov 3rd, 2019
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Orca Recovery Day 2019 a success

San Juan County Land Bank wants to thank everyone who came out…

  • Nov 3rd, 2019

Holiday sale at Emmanuel

Holiday sale at Emmanuel

  • Nov 2nd, 2019

Orcas Island celebrates Halloween

Eastsound was overtaken by ghouls and goblins on Oct. 31 for several…

  • Nov 1st, 2019

3rd annual Orcas Island ‘Hops on the Rock’

This November the “Hops on the Rock” festival will once again shut…

  • Nov 1st, 2019
Tempest: National Theatre Live, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Stratford Festival, Turandot and Manon: The Metropolitan Opera. Contributed photo.

Renowned performers come to the OC Screen

Renown performers come to the Orcas CentersScreen

  • Nov 1st, 2019
Tempest: National Theatre Live, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Stratford Festival, Turandot and Manon: The Metropolitan Opera. Contributed photo.

‘Island Kids Explain’ Wins ‘Best New Idea’ at DMA West

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau. It is a truth…

  • Oct 31st, 2019
Contributed Photo | Rosedanie Cadet and children at an orphanage in Mirebalais, Haiti make upside-down pineapple cake.

Helping Hands Noramise and Orcas Farm to Classroom partner up

If community involvement is a learned action, Rosedanie Cadet is a careful…

Contributed Photo | Rosedanie Cadet and children at an orphanage in Mirebalais, Haiti make upside-down pineapple cake.

Senior center happenings

Happenings at Orcas Senior Center

  • Oct 30th, 2019

Tree worker basics with EDC

In partnership with Rain Shadow Consulting, the San Juan County Economic Development…

  • Oct 29th, 2019

National Disability Employment Awareness Month – The Right Talent, Right Now!

Submitted by Sharon Hooper. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Creating “Zero Waste”

Join the Orcas Food Co-op and ORS/Exchange for a community conversation about…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Turkey shoot and Veterans Day service

Turkey shoot and Veterans Day service

  • Oct 28th, 2019
The Rocky Horror Show runs October 31-November 9 on the Center Stage at Orcas Center. Contributed photo.

The ultimate guide to “The Rocky Horror Show” at Orcas Center

Submitted by Orcas Center. “The Rocky Horror Show” is the only true…

  • Oct 28th, 2019
The Rocky Horror Show runs October 31-November 9 on the Center Stage at Orcas Center. Contributed photo.

Rocky Horror Review

Nothing quite says Halloween on Orcas like a campy cult classic, and…

  • Oct 28th, 2019
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                                Angela Anderson.

Anderson joins Land Trust Leadership Council

Angela Anderson, Executive Director of the San Juan Preservation Trust, has been…

  • Oct 27th, 2019
Steve Alboucq photo
                                Angela Anderson.

Walk the pumpkin labyrinth

Walk the pumpkin labyrinth

  • Oct 27th, 2019

Halloween happenings … if you dare

What is a Boo-seum? Every year the Orcas Island Historical Museum in…

  • Oct 26th, 2019

Three ferries to turn hybrid

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. Washington State Ferries is moving forward with…

  • Oct 26th, 2019

A*OK Fall Clay Cafe fundraiser

The A*OK Fall Clay Cafe will be on Sunday, Nov. 3 from…

  • Oct 25th, 2019

Healing Arts fair

The Healing Arts Center’s bi-annual Healing Arts Fair is coming up on…

  • Oct 24th, 2019

OIEF to hold its annual ‘Food for Thought’ dinner

Submitted by Janet Brownell. The Orcas Island Education Foundation invites you to…

  • Oct 24th, 2019