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Zwilling wins horse championship buckle

Five-year-old Grace Zwilling won the championship belt buckle for leadline equitation in…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Orcas Island Wrestling Club to start new season

The Orcas Island Wrestling Club is getting ready to roll out the…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Blessing of the Animals, Oct. 1

Join Emmanuel Episcopal Church in celebrating Francis of Assisi with a Blessing…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Eleventh annual college counseling event

Funhouse Commons and Orcas Island High School are teaming up for the…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

SAFE San Juans recognizes abuse victims

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On average in the United States,…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 27 – Oct. 3

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

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Flying club formed on Orcas

The Airhawks Flying Club has just been formed. To start, the club…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

New starting date for ‘Enchanted Rock’ rehearsals

The show “Enchanted Rock,” directed by Grace McCune, Jake Perrine and Deborah…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

OI elementary students learn to swim with YMCA

The summer of 2017 provided perfect weather to mark the sixth year…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

Fall Festival and Haunted Hay Ride at Camp Orkila

Submitted by Camp Orkila Camp Orkila’s annual Fall Festival and Haunted Hay…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

Talk on acupuncture and chemical dependency

Vincent Shu, MD, FCCP will give a presentation entitled “How Acupuncture Can…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

Miró Quartet schedules a week of island events

Submitted by the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Be sure to catch…

  • Sep 24th, 2017

News from senior center

New executive director Sara Boyle is the new executive director for the…

  • Sep 24th, 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

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

Master Gardeners of San Juan County annual meeting

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

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Partners restore Fisherman Bay coastal wetland

Outdated and unnecessary dikes, berms and ditches that once clogged a marine…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

‘History Matinee’ on the way

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

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Birth announcement | Dylan Stolmeier

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

  • 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

Great Islands Clean-Up is back for fall

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

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Mentoring profile: A parent’s perspective

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

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Opportunities to participate with OPALCO

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

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 20 – 26

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology 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

‘Reclaim the Rock’ concert

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

  • Sep 19th, 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

Hospital district could be on April 2018 ballot

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

Fall flu clinics

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

  • Sep 16th, 2017

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

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

NT Live’s ‘Yerma’ at Orcas Center

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

  • Sep 15th, 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

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

Join Island Sinfonia as it celebrates 33 years

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

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Krivchenia to perform for Shaw EMS benefit

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

  • 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