The Orcas Island Community Foundation is beginning new work on needs assessment for the island based on a report from the OICF Needs Assessment Task Force, completed in December 2013.
The Islanders for the San Juan Islands National Monument are hosting a Meet and Greet on March 12 for the new Manager of the National Monument, Marcia deChadenedes.
The online Indie Go Go campaign to raise the funds to buy a digital projector for the Sea View Theatre came to a close on Feb. 22.
The Orcas Food Co-op has announced that they have hired their senior management team.
This month’s Dinner Kitchen is set for Feb. 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Church.
The third annual Orcas Island Shakespeare Festival is fast approaching. As part of the celebration on Saturday, March 22 the Village Green will play host to among other things a Crafters and Food Marketplace.
Port of Friday Harbor Commissioners are knee-deep in numbers and concepts as they figure out the whats, whys and hows of the Spring Street Landing redevelopment project.
Mark your calendars for the annual Friends of the Orcas Island Library Winter Book Sale. This year’s sale with be on Saturday, March 1 for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the public school cafeteria.
Orcas School held an English Language Learners family dinner on Feb. 13.
It's that time of year again for the 18th Annual Kiwanis Paper Airplane contest.
The Orcas Island Library Board will hold a special meeting to discuss updates to the library building project on Tuesday, February 25, at 8:30 a.m. in the library meeting room.
Washington Policy Center's speaker Liv Finne will be speaking at the 2014 Eagle Forum Dinner and Annual Meeting.
The San Juan County Democrats will be electing new officers and planning the 2014 agenda at its next meeting, which will be on Friday, Feb. 21, in the downstairs meeting room at Key Bank in Friday Harbor.
A new art venue, Orcas Art Studios, is holding a grand opening and open house on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. They will be serving food and refreshments and art will be on display.
OPALCO recently announced a 6 percent rate increase beginning in March. What can we do to keep member costs down?
The staff at Deer Harbor Marina would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the Orcas Island Fire and Rescue for saving our beloved marina on the night of Feb. 10.
The Eastsound Planning and Review Committee will be holding a work session on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Eastsound Fire Station. The agenda topic will be discussion of retail use in service light industrial and commercial zoning in the Eastsound core.
The Fifth Annual Fidelis Flea Market will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the West Sound Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What was it like growing up around Orcas Island's iconic West Beach Resort in the 1950s? Orcas Island Historical Museum presents Gerry Todd and Dave Resch telling the story about how they interacted with tourist kids that visited the islands back then.
The Orcas Island Historical Society is looking for a fresh new face for its museums. They plan to select a local artist’s design to promote our local artist community.