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Submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Professional foot care When your feet…

  • May 1st, 2019

‘Living in the Future’s Past’ multi-island film screening | An interview with Jeff Bridges

Data on global warming is plentiful. What isn’t well understood by the…

Contributed photo. Zoey Chue and Colin Blevins.

Aerial rescue training

San Juan Islands’ arborists and tree workers gathered for an aerial rescue…

  • Apr 30th, 2019
Contributed photo. Zoey Chue and Colin Blevins.

Cinco De Mayo dinner

The American Legion will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo dinner on…

  • Apr 30th, 2019

Eastsound shapes plan to revitalize swale

Submitted by Toby Cooper. The rain, while not a relentless downpour, still…

  • Apr 28th, 2019

May Student Art Show

All are invited to the opening of everyone’s favorite local art show…

  • Apr 28th, 2019

Time to plan for enrolling first graders this fall

Families who plan to enroll their kindergarten-aged children in first grade this…

  • Apr 27th, 2019

World labyrinth day

The Labyrinth Society’s World Labyrinth Day – May 4 – a day…

  • Apr 27th, 2019

Events for kids starting kindergarten next year

Bus ride and public school tour All kindergarten-bound children will have the…

  • Apr 25th, 2019

‘A Wheel in Time: Cultivating Roots’ | San Juan County Fair 2019

Submitted by the SJC Fair. The 2019 San Juan County Fair Theme…

  • Apr 25th, 2019

Free screening of ‘Living in the Future’s Past’

Submitted by the Orcas Island Film Festival. Orcas Island Film Festival presents…

  • Apr 25th, 2019

Local quilter is semifinalist in international quilt show

Submitted by American Quilter’s Society. Sheila Gaquin from Deer Harbor is a…

  • Apr 25th, 2019

‘Sway Wild’ to rock Orcas Center

Mandy Fer recalls playing with Sean Hayes at Orcas Center as the…

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Live historical wedding reanactment performance

This year’s fundraiser for the Orcas Island Historical Museums is “Vintage Vows,”…

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Bob Susol’s orchard and Jakuan Gallery open house

May is history month in the islands. Come and see Bob and…

  • Apr 23rd, 2019

“Don’t Call it a Riot” and Anthony the Dancer Coming to Orcas Center

When I hit the streets of San Diego as a beat cop…

  • Apr 23rd, 2019

Long-time San Juan Island resident debuts children’s book

RA Cook, local San Juan islander also known as Rebecca or Becca,…

  • Apr 23rd, 2019

Orcas Food Co-op’s Fabulous Fermentation: Sauerkraut – workshop with Regina Zwilling

Lacto-fermented vegetables, such as sauerkraut and kimchi, are the original superfoods. Here’s…

  • Apr 23rd, 2019

Nunez services donates fence for permaculture project at Christian School

Islander Juan Nunez, pictured here, donated his time to build the 400…

  • Apr 21st, 2019
Holly King and Shannon Quishenberry

Orcas singers solo in Bach, Vivaldi

Submitted by the Orcas Choral Society. You see them in Island Market,…

  • Apr 21st, 2019
Holly King and Shannon Quishenberry

Roger Sherman speaks on Bach, Vivaldi

Submitted by the Orcas Choral Society. With Orcas Choral Society singing a…

  • Apr 21st, 2019

Engineer honor

Dana Pomeroy Speece, daughter of Wes and Pat Pomeroy of Eastsound, was…

  • Apr 20th, 2019

Fundraising concert to send group of high school students to the opera

by Luke Pietsch Orcas Island High School senior People have a lot…

  • Apr 20th, 2019

Zbornik-Thompson headed to medical school

Submitted by the parents of Tika Zbornik-Thompson. Tika Zbornik-Thompson will be attending…

  • Apr 20th, 2019

Looking Back 40 Years with the San Juan Preservation Trust and Friends of the San Juans

Submitted by San Juan Preservation Trust. Remember 1979? The Sony Walkman made…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Economic Forecast luncheon to cover ‘Cross-Borders, Cross-Industries’

Join the conversation on “San Juan County – Cross-Borders, Cross-Industries” at the…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Orcas Senior Center events

‘An Acre Shy of Eternity’ Local writer, photographer and educator Bob Dash…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

23d Annual Bill Yarlott Youth Fishing Derby

The 23d Annual Bill Yarlott Youth Fishing Derby is on April 27.…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Volunteers needed for San Juan County Fair photography department

The San Juan County Fair is asking for help on Tuesday, Aug.…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Dine, drink and dance at Orcas Montessori’s Brazilian CARNIVALE

Join Orcas Montessori for an evening of fun and festivities at CARNIVALE,…

  • Apr 19th, 2019

Easter egg hunts on Orcas

The Orcas Island Lions Club presents its annual Easter egg hunt on…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Island Sinfonia to perform at Orcas Center

Island Sinfonia will present its annual spring concert at Orcas Center at…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Turning beach trash into art

There’s a real possibility that no one on Orcas Island knows beach…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Orcas Senior Center happenings

Tai chi chuan The Orcas Senior Center will offer tai chi chuan…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Healing Arts Center spring fair

Island Sinfonia will present its annual spring concert at Orcas Center at…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Disaster Prep meeting: water

by Meredith M. Griffith Sounder contributor If disaster strikes Orcas Island, how…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Sanjaya Malakar to open for pianist Scott Cossu at Orcas Center

by Laura Kussman Orcas Center Our friend, dancing partner, Orcas Idol and…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Baroque Winds

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Baroque Winds with recorder player…

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Kids variety to feature island favorites

The Orcas kids variety show will be held on Saturday, April 20…

  • Apr 16th, 2019

Farm to Classroom program seeking new greenhouse

by Colleen Stewart F2C gardener and coordinator Farm to Classroom is seeking…

  • Apr 15th, 2019