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A vigil of silent compassion

The following was submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art.…

  • Mar 8th, 2018

Spring ball starts soon

Spring ball starts soon

  • Mar 8th, 2018

Empowerment Hearts 24-hour workshop

Submitted by Katie Gray From the time we are born, we are…

  • Mar 8th, 2018

‘Successful Year-Round Vegetable Gardening’ presentation

The Orcas Garden Club will welcome Dr. Carol Miles, known as a…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Osborn and Harvie to hold benefit concert for Caribbean

Susan Osborn and Bruce Harvie are holding a benefit concert for the…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Grow your inspiration at the Agricultural Summit

Only two weeks away from the largest gathering of farmers, agrarians and…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Lahari announces 2018 caregiver training and certification program

by Dennis King Executive Director, Lahari Aging on Orcas Island can be…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Steve Hill initiated into The Salmagundi Club

Lopez Island artist Steven R. Hill was sponsored and voted into The…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Schedule change: OPALCO Candidate Forum on March 15 only

There are two open positions in this year’s OPALCO election and only…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

What’s happening at the senior center

Submitted by Orcas Senior Center Granny’s Attic Granny’s Attic is just around…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

Community seed swap

Everyone is welcome to gather in the public school garden on Saturday,…

  • Mar 5th, 2018
Jacques White

Why are salmon dying in the Salish Sea?

Low salmon returns are expected to restrict fisheries in Washington this year,…

  • Mar 4th, 2018
Jacques White

Winter birding boat trip

Join Friends of the San Juans and birding experts on a special…

  • Mar 3rd, 2018

Elliott Richard Wooding born in ambulance

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Paramedic Nick Kiniski received an early morning…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018

Spotlight on high school artists

Stop by the Orcas School District office and check out the new…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018
Alyssa Johns (right) at the National Zoo with lion keeper Rebecca Stites.

Meet the new Indian Island youth steward

Alyssa Johns is this year’s winner of the Robyn Lowe youth stewardship…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018
Alyssa Johns (right) at the National Zoo with lion keeper Rebecca Stites.

Orcas Center art show to coincide with lit fest

The Orcas Center is excited to host and partner with the first…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018

‘Shakespeare in Italy’ concert

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents a program of mostly Italian…

  • Mar 1st, 2018

Arts council seeks members

Do you love arts and community? Do you live in San Juan…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

A Lummi vision for Madrona Point

Madrona Point, a peninsula of green that juts into the waters of…

Repertory Dance Theater visits Orcas Island

For 52 years, the Salt Lake City Repertory Dance Theatre has helped…

Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘The Flames of Paris’ at Orcas Center

Bolshoi Ballet presents the captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen’s “The Flames of…

  • Feb 26th, 2018

Author to donate $100 to education foundation for every book sold

Hello!! I’m so glad you’re alive!!! Now lean in really, really close……

  • Feb 25th, 2018

More details regarding funding of public education on Orcas | Guest column

By Carol Sutton and Tom Baldwin In the Feb. 14 edition, we…

  • Feb 25th, 2018

One hundred musicians; One great cause

A grand Orcas Island music tradition returns with fresh notes to welcome…

  • Feb 25th, 2018

Calling all thespians and directors for thirteenth annual Playfest

It’s time to start thinking about the 2018 Ten-Minute PlayFest! The thirteenth…

  • Feb 24th, 2018

Fidelis Flea Market and Craft Sale

Need some spring bling? Treasures abound at Fidelis’ annual sale. Head to…

  • Feb 24th, 2018

NASA historian Erik Conway to speak on missions to Mars

Planetary scientists have sought to collect and examine rock samples from Mars…

  • Feb 24th, 2018

Disaster preparation presentation

Environmental disasters are inevitable, the question communities must ask themselves is not…

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

County Medication Take Back Program removes 600 pounds annually

Wondering how to safely dispose of expired and unused medications? Take the…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Come sing with the Orcas Island Community Gospel Choir

This spring Orcas Island Community Church invites singers in the islands to…

  • Feb 21st, 2018
Kevin Hauschild and Danica Coffman.

Barefoot in the Park at the Grange | Review

by Michèle Griskey Special to the Sounder Do opposites attract? This is…

  • Feb 21st, 2018
Kevin Hauschild and Danica Coffman.

Riveting and emotional, ‘La Boheme’ streams at Orcas Center

Riveting and emotional, ‘La Boheme’ streams at Orcas Center

  • Feb 20th, 2018

Smokin’ hot revival of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Orcas Center

The National Theatre production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” broadcast…

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Nourdine Jensen scholarship applications due March 9

Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholarship Program is…

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Orcas Center hosts Cheryl Richey in March

The Orcas Center Visual Arts Committee is proud to present Cheryl Richey,…

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Garden club presents redefining bread

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Dr. Stephen Jones, wheat breeder and…

  • Feb 17th, 2018

‘Billy Elliot’ takes to the Orcas Center stage

The upcoming production of “Billy Elliot” features Orcas Island’s own young dance…

Karl Kruger talk to benefit Sail Orcas’ youth sailing program

In June 2017 Karl Kruger paddled into SUP history when he became…

  • Feb 16th, 2018

Friends of the Orcas Library to hold winter booksale

Mark your calendar for the Annual Friends of the Orcas Library Winter…

  • Feb 15th, 2018