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Course on world religions

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:08PM

Maura O’Neill will lead a course on world religions over five Wednesdays from Oct. 22 to Nov. 19 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Orcas Senior Center.

 

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County board vacancies

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 9:43AM

The San Juan County Council is searching for citizens to fill current and upcoming vacancies on various boards and commissions. Additional information about each committee is available at: http://sanjuanco.com/Council/AdvisoryCommittees.aspx.

Fall festival at Camp Orkila | Slideshow

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 3:47PM
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Camp Orkila’s Fall Festival and Haunted Hay Ride was on Friday, Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Kids and parents joined in the fun of pumpkin carving, cider-pressing, face painting, archery, climbing the tower, ziplining and hayrides.

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  • ECOconnectWashington State Dept. of Ecology's blog
  • Enchanted Quilters of Lopez IslandAlexander spins tales of local quilters, quilt-making and quilt-backed fundraising efforts on her home island, Lopez. She says the Enchanted Quilters of Lopez Island was formed in 1984 to raise funds for the Lopez Senior Center, and the group has conjured up almost one raffle quilt per year since.
  • Gluten Free FoodiesCelebrate the foods that you can eat!
  • Iris Graville: bloggerbyconvincementWriter Iris Graville lives on Lopez Island. She blogs about life and faith, Quakerism, war, sacred spaces and more, also finding time to write about projects like building her own wooden kayak. Graville is also the author of Hands at Work, inspired by a showing of Summer Moon Scriver’s black-and-white photographs of hands.
  • Lopez Island Kitchen GardensA regular blog about kitchen gardens, where people who love to garden and to cook grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for their kitchens.
  • Whale of a PorpoiseThis blog is filled with photos of the San Juan Islands' resident orcas, identified by name. There are audio clips of the orcas communicating as well. The author is Jeanne Hyde, a Friday Harbor resident.
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