The Funhouse Commons was chosen as a recipient of the "4 percent Friday Community Shopping Day" program offered by the Skagit Valley Food Co-op in Mount Vernon on July 25.
Results of a student project suggest that recent efforts to reduce the level of storm water pollution in Eastsound have been at least partly successful.
There will be a memorial service for Joe Goodrich on Sunday, July 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall. It will be followed by a finger food potluck from 3 to 4 p.m. Carpooling is encouraged due to limited parking.
The San Juan County Fair is coming soon – Aug. 13-16 – and now is the time to set your sites to get the most out of your experience.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services is looking for survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault who would like to tell their story through art. DVSAS would like to display these (non judged) works of art at our fair booth this year.
The Annual Market Day Sale will be held Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Emmanuel Episcopal Church lawn.
Orcas Island Fire and Rescue has filed for a Conditional Use Permit which would allow the community to hold meetings and events at the Deer Harbor Fire Station #24, 59 Channel Road, Deer Harbor.
Berto is a native of Puerto Rico and speaks English, Spanish and French. He has been a priest for 22 years and served in the Dominican Republic, Belgium, Spain, Puerto Rico, and most recently at the Church of the Intercession in Harlem, New York City. Gándara has a bachelors of arts in philosophy and a masters in theology. He also obtained four other post-masters degrees from universities in Belgium, Spain, and New York
Olga Daze is bigger and better than ever this year. Everyone is welcome to come celebrate Olga Daze from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 19 at the Olga Community Center and Park.
The community is invited to the installation of Rev. Beth Purdum, shown right, the new Pastor of the Lutheran Church in the San Juans at events on all three islands on Sunday, July 20.
The San Juan County Fair is in critical need of superintendents for the Fine Art Department and the Photography Department.
The County Council is searching for San Juan County citizens to fill current and upcoming vacancies on various boards and commissions.
The following students from Eastsound made the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 quarter at Eastern Washington University: Joseph Boucher, Ryan Doherty, Dylan Holmes and Roy Miller.
San Juan County Cemetery District #3 owns and operates two cemeteries on Orcas Island: Woodlawn Cemetery, located on West Beach road down past Island Hardware and Mt. Baker Cemetery, located on Mt. Baker Road, next to Buck Park.
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.