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Islander builds model Hiyu ferry

The Samish ferry may be out of service, but Fred Perez of…

Nova Athena Duke | Birth Announcement

Charmed parents Dwight Duke and Nicole Matisse Duke are happy to announce…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Four new faces at OISD

Barb Nigretto - District office general support We have a new person…

  • Aug 21st, 2017

Comprehensive Loudin show at Orcas Center

Orcas artist Frank Loudin is presenting a comprehensive show of his work…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Stan Lee tribute to stream at Orcas Center

In Theater Live presents “Extraordinary: Stan Lee Tribute,” streaming Thursday, Aug. 24…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

San Juan County Fair 2017 | Photos

The first few days of the San Juan County Fair, which is…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Aug. 16–22

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  • Aug 17th, 2017

Community foundation presents walking tour of Eastsound

Eastsound is buzzing this year. The summer season in full swing, business…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

United Way works to support San Juan County residents

Serving more than 1,800 individuals at mid-year 2017, local nonprofit United Way…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

McGranes host self-esteem seminar

by Edee Kulper Special to the Sounder Surely at some point you’ve…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Indian Island wildflower recovery attracts bees

Eastsound’s Indian Island is coming back to life with a little help…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Island tradition | San Juan County Fair

Slap on your sunscreen and work up a big appetite: the San…

Once in a lifetime experience: partial eclipse on Aug. 21

The sun will play hide and seek behind the moon Monday, Aug.…

  • Aug 13th, 2017

OCS joins school lunch program

The following was submitted by Orcas Christian School. With the start of…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

SeaDoc interns help stranded harbor seal pup | Video

Submitted by SeaDoc Society Every year, the SeaDoc Society hosts summer interns…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Gudgell graduates UO and joins Peace Corps

Jessi Gudgell graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Lopez artist Hill selected as a finalist in the artists’ magazine competition

Lopez Island artist Steven R. Hill has again been selected as a…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Songstress Adey Bell in concert

Following two successful concerts presented this summer at Orcas Center, songwriter Jesse…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Martin Lund in final Brown Bag concert of the season

The Music Committee and Emmanuel Episcopal Parish will present musician extraordinaire Martin…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

Ferries add extra sailings for Doe Bay Fest traffic

The annual Doe Bay Fest on Orcas Island will bring extra traffic…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

Eclipse viewing party at Orcas Library

Come to the Orcas Library on Monday, Aug. 21 to share a…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Papers welcome new graphic designer

The Islands’ Sounder, Journal of the San Juans and Islands’ Weekly have…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Aug. 9 – Aug. 15

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  • Aug 9th, 2017

A world of possibilities | Orcas Library Fair on the way

Books, sun and food. What more do you need? The Friends of…

San Juan County Fair opens annual Scarecrow contest

Submitted by San Juan County Fair The fun, festive and ever-popular scarecrows…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

‘And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky’ at the Grange

The Actors’ Theater of Orcas Island is presenting the world premiere reading…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

OISD welcomes Mindy Kayl as new OASIS office manager

Many already know Mindy Kayl as an Orcas “local,” as she’s lived…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Orcas native returns home | Community profile series

Editor’s note: Heather Wallace is writing a series about alumni and current…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

The Treetruck International Story Festival on Lopez

Join Lopez Island’s Treetruck Farm (The Old Hastin Farm) at 2 p.m.…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

Art reception at Crow Valley Gallery

Crow Valley Gallery is holding an opening reception for new artists Bradley…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

Classic car cruise

Watch as classic cars cruise through Lopez Village at 12:30 p.m. on…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

Almost Classical and friends perform at village green

Popular local artists Lisa Carter, Emy Carter and Paris Wilson of the…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Radio personality Ken Speck inducted into Indiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Four Hoosier broadcasting legends are being inducted into the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | Aug. 2 – Aug. 8

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  • Aug 1st, 2017

Local Native American tribes make stops in San Juans

Ronald Day, of the Swinomish Indian Tribe, has joined an annual canoe…

The Painted Pets project returns | A fundraiser for the Orcas Animal Protection Society

As many islanders might remember, last year the Orcas Animal Protection Society…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

What to take to the Exchange when it opens this fall

With the new Exchange reuse facility on schedule to open this fall,…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Community blood drives in August

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors after the community supply…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | July 26 – Aug. 1

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  • Jul 26th, 2017

DJ CARE and Bruce Pavitt at Random Howse this Thursday

For two more Thursdays during the summer, starting July 27, enjoy a…

  • Jul 25th, 2017