Teresa Mayr has accepted the position of elementary principal for Orcas Island School District.
The Orcas Island Trailblazers Horse 4-H club won numerous awards this year for showmanship and riding classes plus herdsmanship
In his presentation, John will both talk about the special challenges of rendering Chinese poetry into English
There will be a "Paddle Out" today honoring three U.S.Forest Wildland Firefighters who perished seven days ago near Twisp, Wash., at the Eastsound Waterfront at 7 p.m. Bring your SUP / kayak or a blanket to sit on grass. Families, guests and visitors are welcomed to attend and pay respects.
For the next three weeks, one can purchase tickets for the raffle Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Island Market and weekdays at Dr. Shinstrom's office west of the airport.
Ever unconventional and adventurous, our friend Tony has sustained a rich life as an islander for nearly six decades.
For the second year, the Orcas Island Community Foundation has received national recognition for its philanthropic work.
The original school garden area has been “resting” for a couple of years to replenish the soil and revitalize its spirit.
Bring your “gently used” furniture, working appliances, building materials, hand tools (even the rusty ones), lumber, electrical, plumbing, and more.
This summer the Miró Quartet is back, and in addition to their concert performances during the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
The Orcas Island Historical Society will be holding a live and silent auction along with a History Matinee
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
Orcas Family Connections is moving to larger office space as of Aug. 1 to 423 Prune Alley.
To ensure students get a healthy start to their school year, PeaceHealth and San Juan County Health and Community Services are hosting a free back-to-school health-screening event on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center, 1117 Spring St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jessica Sallstrom is a third-year osteopathic medical student from A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona and Ruth Lewinski is a pre-medical student in her senior year at the College of Idaho. This summer they spent some time at the Orcas Family Health Center.
The present off-leash area, located on Port of Orcas land near the airport at the corner of Mt. Baker and North Beach roads, is managed by OOLA’s volunteer board.
Join the competition at the 2015 Summer Spike Volleyball Tournament
Join the Orcas Island Historical Museum on Saturday, Aug. 29, for the second annual Heritage Harvest Feast at Red Rabbit Farm.
Jim Rohrssen, of Lopez Island, returned from a trip to Asia this spring with a new found love of Myanmar (Burma). The people have been living under the control of a military junta for nearly 20 years. After the cyclone devastated much of the country on May 2-3, I felt compelled to do something, said Rohrssen. On June 11, he will sponsor a dinner and benefit auction for the victims of the cyclone at the Galley Restaurant with seatings at 5:30 and 7 p.m. On June 15 he will hold an afternoon potluck and band concert at the Lopez Center.