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Kudos to Orcas teachers leading the way

Submitted by Orcas Island School District As we head into the new…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Recycle yard waste at ORS

Burning yard debris adds carbon monoxide to the environment and directly contributing…

Good Lovelies return to the Orcas Center

Orcas Center welcomes the Good Lovelies back to Center Stage on Jan.…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Free pruning workshop at San Juan Island’s Dancing Seeds Farm

Do you have fruit trees or an interest in them? Would you…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

San Juan County’s 2018 Ag Summit coming soon

The sixth annual San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit will take place on…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Two cool weather cooking classes with Christina Orchid

Back by popular demand, Red Rabbit Farm’s Christina Orchid will be repeating…

  • Jan 23rd, 2018

West retires from park and rec district

Marcia West retires as director of orcas island park and recreation district.

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

Puccini’s melodramatic thriller ‘Tosca’ triumphs with electric duets at Orcas Center

Orcas Center presents the New York Met’s new production of Puccini’s “Tosca”…

  • Jan 21st, 2018

NT Live’s Young Marx ‘pacy, witty and vivid’ on screen at Orcas Center

The National Theatre production of “Young Marx,” broadcast live from London’s newest…

  • Jan 20th, 2018

Stand Up Men’s message resonates through the islands

A movement is spreading like wildfire across the country, fueled by brave…

Enchanted Forest Cabaret and Rock on the Rock Choir present: ‘Teatro Titikookoo’

Editor’s note: The author of this story is a cast member of…

Salish Sea Music Festival’s 2018 season begins

Treble viol, baroque guitar and flute, the opening performance among seven in…

  • Jan 19th, 2018

Legion’s annual fishing derby

Get your reels out for the annual fishing derby. American Legion Post…

  • Jan 18th, 2018
A graphite drawing by Leon Rosenblatt.

New art shows at Orcas Center in February

“Manmade” will be in the lobby and “On and off the Wall”…

  • Jan 17th, 2018
A graphite drawing by Leon Rosenblatt.

Third hospital district town hall, Jan. 24

What Might it Cost?

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Missing dog on Orcas

Volkie, a black German shepherd dog has been missing since the evening…

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Island women’s marches planned

Islanders say they are fired up and ready to go when it…

  • Jan 15th, 2018

New literature course at the Orcas Island Library

Dictatorship Imagined: Novels of Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism

  • Jan 15th, 2018

Bolshoi Ballet’s encore of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Bolshoi Ballet presents Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet “Romeo and Juliet” staged by famous…

  • Jan 14th, 2018

Drought tolerant landscapes for the Pacific Northwest

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Everett Chu, owner of Azusa Farm…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Peter Garlock appointed to fill OPALCO board vacancy

Peter Garlock of Lopez Island joins the Orcas Power and Light Cooperative…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Gov. Inslee Proclaims January as School Board Recognition Month

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed January as School Board Recognition Month. This…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Lovel Pratt joins Friends of the San Juans

Friends of the San Juans announced the addition of Lovel Pratt as…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Cancer survivorship group

The Cancer Survivorship Group meets on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 5 p.m.…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

OICF hosts commissioner training workshop

The Orcas Island Community Foundation presents a workshop facilitated by Debra Wiggs…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Playfest 2018 seeks playwrights

The 13th annual 10-minute PlayFest is underway. Put your pen to paper…

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy at Emmanuel Parish Hall

Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz will host an annual celebration of the…

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Free class on local ecology and conservation

Submitted by Kwiaht It may still be dark and dreary, but Orcas…

  • Jan 10th, 2018

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