Life

San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

If you ever need help, Lyle Mann can lend you a hand.…

Holiday horror with a happy ending

Joan Baker died on Dec. 13, 2017, and thanks to fast-thinking islanders,…

NT Live’s ‘Follies’ on screen at Orcas Center

The National Theatre production of Follies, broadcast live to the Orcas Center…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

OICF grantee meeting

All nonprofits serving Orcas Island are invited to join Orcas Island Community…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Islanders rally in support of Salish Sea-preserving bills

San Juan Islanders took a stand in Olympia on Monday, Jan. 8.…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Wen Murphy joins UW Medicine Lopez Island Clinic

As a nurse practitioner, she will provide primary and women’s healthcare for residents on the island.

  • Jan 8th, 2018

The Gryphon Trio returns for whirlwind residency

The Gryphon Trio arrives on Orcas Island late in the day on…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

‘Exterminating Angels’ to stream at Orcas Center

Orcas Center presents the New York Met’s new production of Adès’s “The…

  • Jan 6th, 2018

Land bank’s top ten 2017 moments

It was a busy and exciting year for the San Juan County…

  • Jan 5th, 2018

The Good Lovelies return to the islands

The three lyrical ladies that comprise The Good Lovelies have ventured the…

Artsmith Fellows at Darvill’s, Jan. 4

Darvill’s is hosting a reading featuring the new group of Artsmith Fellows.…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Polar plunge | Photos

Loyal Orcas Rowing fans in their skivvies ran full speed into the…

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

Dr. Rob Williams discusses tanker traffic, noise and marine wildlife

On Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. he will give a free lecture at the Emmanuel Parish Hall in Eastsound.

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

Matthew Laslo performs on Chinese television

Everyone on Orcas knows that Matthew Laslo is an amazing magician, and…

Lopez becomes a hub for Pacific salmon research

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht celebrates a decade of community science and a…

  • Dec 31st, 2017

SeaDoc welcomes new communications and marketing manager

The following is from the SeaDoc Society. SeaDoc is excited to announce…

  • Dec 30th, 2017

Orcas Family Health Center’s final push for donations

Submitted by Orcas Family Health Center The final push is on! Orcas…

  • Dec 29th, 2017

Library seeks artists for gallery

Orcas Island Library ibrary creates art exhibit space

  • Dec 29th, 2017

‘Poetry: Practice, Possibility, Pleasure’ class

“Poetry: Practice, Possibility, Pleasure,” a five-week class, will be held on Tuesdays,…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog raises $60,066 for island nonprofits

Submitted by Orcas Island Community Foundation Congratulations to the 22 nonprofits featured…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

A Christmas in Wales, Dec. 24

Continuing a beloved island tradition, Howard Barbour will read Dylan Thomas’ “A…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

‘Jazzin’ with the Classics’ for Christmas

Music at Emmanuel presents the 11th annual Yuletide Baroque: Jazzin’ with the…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Time for the Polar Bear Plunge

Come start the year with the PLUNGE! The Orcas Island Rowing Team…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

School honors those who served

There were smiles, there were tears and there was remembrance. Orcas school…

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

The Orcas Medical Foundation Board received the following in an email from…

  • Dec 21st, 2017

Tashi and Kaj Litch perform at Darvill’s, Dec. 21

Darvill’s Bookstore invites you to join Tashi Litch and Kaj Litch on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 4 p.m.

  • Dec 21st, 2017

Students find Salal berries tasty, and good for you too

Submitted by KWIAHT Island students have been comparing the nutritional qualities of…

  • Dec 21st, 2017

Mastering martial arts with Cameron Smart

Since January, Orcas Islander Cameron Smart has been instructing martial arts to…

Loring to be sworn in Dec. 29

Katie Loring will be sworn in as San Juan County’s Superior Court…

  • Dec 18th, 2017

Mentor profile: Jodi Luft and Phaedra Osborne

by Trillium Swanson Funhouse Commons Jodi Luft and Phaedra Osborne have been…

  • Dec 15th, 2017

No Island Hospital taxi on Christmas Day

For information, call (360) 299-1310.

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Community Treasures seeks donations to maintain non-profit

Submitted by Barry Trask 2018 Community Treasures President Friday Harbor Grange 225…

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Tis the season to donate blood

Prior to Thanksgiving, Bloodworks Northwest was already seeing a severe drop in…

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Hildreth presents first full-length concert

Orcas audiences have watched Stormy Hildreth grown up on stage, and now…

Cancer survivor who helps others sign up for health care to visit Orcas

“The Affordable Care Act saved my life.”

  • Dec 10th, 2017

Updates from the senior center

An update on the senior center

  • Dec 10th, 2017

Watch out for noxious weed, English ivy

Ivy is a victim of its own success.

  • Dec 9th, 2017

OCS students learn physics with wooden derby cars

Recently the junior high students at Orcas Christian School worked on a…

  • Dec 9th, 2017

Coach Dahl 2017 Give Orcas ‘flat person’

Each year, the Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) features a “flat person…

  • Dec 8th, 2017
Dow Lambert/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Marine Science Lecture Series on beach birds

Julia Parrish discussing Rhinoceros Auklet mortality and beach bird surveys.

  • Dec 8th, 2017
Dow Lambert/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service