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Bingo for turkeys at American Legion

Voyle B. Martin American Legion Post #93 will hold its annual Turkey…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

New Music by William O. Smith presented by Salish Sea New Music

The groundbreaking jazz clarinetist and composer William O. “Bill” Smith, who has…

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Help the Bureau of Land Management plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management There are several upcoming meeting…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Roger Sherman to discuss Bach numerology

Roger Sherman will return to one of his favorite subjects and composers,…

  • Oct 26th, 2018

Orcas Island Historical Museums fundraiser screening of documentary ‘Sacred Journeys’

The Orcas Island Historical Museum is pleased to announce “Sacred Journeys,” an…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Power pole replacement project on Crescent Beach Road: traffic delays now through November

OPALCO contractors will replace the poles and install larger power lines along…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Healing Arts Center fall fair

The Healing Arts Center Fair is coming up on the weekend of…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

An Orcas Halloween | Calendar of events

Halloween party at Funhouse Commons There will be cookie decorating, cider pressing,…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

Elementary students learn how to care for aging maple tree

Submitted by Mandy Randolph Carsen Sprenger, director of Rain Shadow Consulting, donated…

  • Oct 23rd, 2018

Care For All fundraiser

Orcas Family Health Center and Dr. Shinstrom are proud to present its…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

Fall fun at Camp Orkila

Spooky, haunted hay ride Camp Orkila will offer its annual spooky, haunted…

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Two showings of ‘Frankenstein’

Orcas Center’s 2018-2019 season on-screen lineup kicks off Saturday, Oct. 20 at…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Audition for ‘Oleanna” at Orcas Center this Sunday

Auditions for upcoming drama “Oleanna” will be held in Orcas Center’s Black…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

OPALCO pays tribute to Paul Allen

Allen’s generosity created greater safety and connection in San Juan County

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Orcas kids have filmmaking workshop during film festival

Nine young Orcas Islanders got an opportunity most people only ever dream…

Shaw students win award for ShakeOut video

The students at the Shaw Island School recently won first place in…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Updates from the senior center

The following was submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Support seniors by…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Encore performance of the film ‘Puzzle’ at Sea View

The following was submitted by the Orcas Island Film Festival. Orcas Island…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Busy October at the Orcas Library

The Orcas Library has a number of events happening in October. Join…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Afton Segault and the art of skin care | Women in Business profile

Afton Segault is living her dream as the owner of Omari Beauty…

Chloe Mason graduates with honors

Chloe Mason of Shaw Island graduated from Pacific University, in Forest Grove,…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Got local milk? Coffelt Farm does!

Did you know that Orcas Island has its very own certified raw…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Orcas Island named one of the best honeymoon destinations in the US

Submitted by Expedia.com Expedia.com staff ranked Orcas Island among their “Top Honeymoon…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Susan Bradbury opening the door to a healthy future | Women in Business profile

Susan Bradbury wants to lead people to metaphorically open doors to their…

Orcas Christian School visits Matia Island

The elementary students at Orcas Christian School visited Matia Island on Thursday,…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Patos Island Lighthouse exhibit opens at historical museum

If you didn’t get a chance to visit the Patos Island Lighthouse…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Orcas Food Co-op’s call for 2019 Community Hero

The Orcas Food Co-op’s Community Hero Program serves as an umbrella for…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

SmileMobile dental van to visit Orcas

The SmileMobile dental van is coming to Orcas Island from Oct. 30…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Medicare drop-in clinics

It is not just your body that needs an annual check-up. Your…

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Music 101 at Orcas Island Library

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival’s Aloysia Friedmann and Jon Kimura Parker (pictured…

  • Oct 13th, 2018

New OASIS K-8 Teacher/Assessment Coordinator Don Johnston

Don Johnston has always enjoyed school. Both parents were teachers and his…

  • Oct 13th, 2018

San Juan County Arts Council awards grant to Funhouse Commons

by Claire Wright President, SJCAC The San Juan County Arts Council voted…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

EDC presents two workshops

Climate Change for Business Business and farm owners or managers are invited…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

An apple a day: OCS students harvest apples

Submitted by Orcas Island Christian School Did you know that it takes…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Learn about your Medicare options from SHIBA volunteers

You may be spending too much money to get the health coverage…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Renowned scientist Frans de Waal talks animal intellect

For more than four decades, Frans de Waal has studied primates to…

Orcas Community Workshop, Oct. 10

San Juan County Department of Community Development will hold a Comprehensive Plan…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Third Tuesday Open Mic at the Grange

Join us for Open Mic at The Grange, as a performer or…

  • Oct 9th, 2018

American jazz with European flavor at Orcas Center

Submitted by Orcas Center. Oliver Groenewald, a trumpeter, composer and arranger, brings…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Island Hoppin’ Brewery hosts ‘Beer and Conversation’ to discuss affordable housing

The following was submitted by Island Hoppin’ Brewery. The lack of affordable…

  • Oct 7th, 2018