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Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 13 – 19

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  • Sep 13th, 2017

‘The Other Place’ | Review

by Michelle Griskey The play, “The Other Place” by Sharr White opens…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Get your cabaret on | McCune and Perrine join forces with Sparks

The creative team of Grace McCune and Jake Perrine, who brought you…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Launch San Juans

EDC invites entrepreneurs to participate in business plan competition, “Launch San Juan…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Auditions for ‘Whale of a Show’ and oompa-loompas in ‘Willy Wonka’

Whale of a Show auditions will be held on Friday, Sept. 15…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Orcas Island Film Festival | Adventures in cinematic storytelling

The Orcas Island Film Festival is holding its own against other renowned…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Massage as a career

There is now a massage school located on San Juan Island. Classes…

  • Sep 10th, 2017

Lighthouse celebrates 124 years

Two full boats from Outer Island Excursions carried more than 55 people…

Wolf Hollow releases rehabilitated harbor seals

Submitted by Wolf Hollow After more than two months of care at…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Young Orcas filmmaker returns with premiere at Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Local youth filmmaker Dylan D’Haeze will premiere his second documentary in his…

Thumbs up on summer junior lessons

by Hannah Tuson-Turner Youth Sailing Captain Summer junior lessons went well this…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Local youth filmmaker makes waves at Ocean Film Festival

Dylan D’Haeze believes that kids have the ability to save the planet.…

YMCA Camp Orkila celebrates National Welcoming Week

Join YMCA Camp Orkila on celebrating with a free language mixer dinner…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Fresh and familiar faces at Salmonberry School

Salmonberry School has announced new teaching staff for the early elementary program…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Orcas Food Bank to hold open house

by the Orcas Island Food Bank Board We’re sure there are many…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Sept. 6 – 12

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  • Sep 5th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

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  • Sep 5th, 2017

Actors Theater presents ‘The Other Place’

The Actors Theater of Orcas Island presents “The Other Place” by Sharr…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

School district explains difference in bond and levy

Submitted by the Orcas Island School District What is the difference between…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Orcas Choral Society potluck picnic

Orcas Choral Society kicks off its fall season Tuesday, Sept. 12 at…

  • Sep 4th, 2017

Housman joins OISD as paraeducator

Orcas Island School District welcomes Jessie Housman as its new paraeducator. Housman…

  • Sep 3rd, 2017

Community foundation hosts walking tour of Eastsound

Everywhere you turn in Eastsound you can find someone or something that…

Orcas School welcomes new custodian

Welcome the new Orcas High School Custodian Bruce Van Noy. Van Noy…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Kruger races toward Alaska again

For the second year in a row, Orcas Islander Karl Kruger is…

Sada Ashcraft loves work and her kids

It was always in Sada Ashcraft’s life plan to be a mother.…

Music Advocacy celebrates 20 years

Music education in public schools has been a topic of contention for…

Gardens galore

Each year, the Orcas Island Garden Club finds a handful of unique…

Lopez woman helps Kenyan orphans

For 23 years, Cathy Doherty was a nurse practitioner at the Lopez…

BLM requests feedback on public comment guide

Submitted by the BLM The Bureau of Land Management will hold a…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Anneke Fleming named Matelich Scholar at Puget Sound

Anneke Fleming, of Eastsound, Washington was awarded the Matelich Scholarship in recognition…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

School welcomes new speech pathologist

Anne Auckland is the new Speech and Language Pathologist for the Orcas…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Vote on custom license plate for San Juan County

Washington residents could soon have the option of buying a custom San…

Island Market school supplies drive raises $1975

Orcas public school students from kindergarten to high school are receiving a…

The litter man of Orcas Island | James Bach is cleaning up the streets

James Bach is cleaning up Orcas Island to impress his wife. And…

Frank Loudin to be featured at Orcas Center

Nationally known artist-illustrator will be featured at Orcas Center during the month…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

OPALCO submarine cable named for George Goff

The following was submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative. This September,…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

More than 60 island businesses support the historical society’s silent auction

Visit the free festivities on the Village Green on Saturday, Sept. 2…

  • Aug 27th, 2017

Orcas Island Food Bank bits and bites

by the Orcas Island Food Bank Board Things have been humming right…

  • Aug 27th, 2017

Make your own wine blend

Join the Friends of the Orcas Library at wine-blending workshop. Led by…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Booster Club looking for volunteers

The Orcas Island Booster Club is gearing up for another year of…