The Exchange/Orcas Recycling Services has launched an all-new, totally revamped website at www.exchangeorcas.org.
Ana Ledgerwood of Orcas has received the Arthur Ellis Hamm Prize for academic performance at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.
The Lopez Community Center Association is presenting the 11th Annual Home Tour on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.
The Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Farm Tour on Orcas Island on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Five Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholars selected by OPALCO attended the 2014 Idaho Consumer-Owned Utility Association Co-op Youth Rally at the College of Idaho this summer.
The Mobile Dental Clinic from Medical Teams International returns to Orcas on Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20.
When Betty Eagan began living on Orcas full-time, she immediately was very sick. “The reason I called Hearts and Hands is that I was very weak that winter and needed someone to help me once in a while. And I needed some companionship,” Betty recalls.
The Center for Whale Research is celebrating the birth of an orca calf in the Salish Sea, the first one since 2012. The mother is 23-year-old L86, and this is her second calf. The newborn is designated as L120.
A group of Orcas Islanders rode well over 100 miles last weekend to benefit multiple sclerosis research through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Deception Pass Classic in Mt. Vernon. The local riders were Axel Greening, Adia Dolan, Suzanne Olson, Kevin O'Brien and his son Keenan O'Brien.
Join the Deer Harbor Community for its Sept. potluck! Bring a dish to share, your place setting and beverage for Friday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Call 376-5404 for more info.
The County Council is searching for San Juan County citizens to fill current and upcoming vacancies on various boards and commissions. Additional information about each committee is available on the County's website at: http://sanjuanco.com/Council/AdvisoryCommittees.aspx
Orcas Island Park and Recreation District is looking for a citizen volunteer to serve the remaining term of Orcas Island Park and Recreation District Commissioner #4.
The Orcas Trailblazers 4-H Horse Club received one of two San Juan County Board Fair Awards last month at the San Juan County Fair.
Kaleidoscope will be hosting its 10th Annual Gourmet Picnic and Wine/Beer Tasting on Sept. 6 at Maple Rock Farms.
In 2013, a group of women called “The Tatas” began a dedicated fundraising effort that resulted in a $6,000 fund to help islanders mitigate the cost of ferry tickets for off-island medical treatment.
The Orcas Island Historical Museum is hosting a “Cruise into History” event sponsored by the Orcas Island Eclipse Charters.
A group of Orcas Islanders will ride as many as 150 miles on Sept. 6-7 to benefit multiple sclerosis research through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Deception Pass Classic.
Fall is on its way which means it is time for the Third Annual Chili Cook-off right on the Eastsound Village Green Saturday, Sept. 27.
The Historic Benefit Auction An Orcas Family: 130 Years and Counting was held at Emmanuel Church, Benson Hall to a sold out crowd on Aug. 30.
Back-to-back talks at the Orcas Library on the sand dollars and sea stars of East Sound round off this summer’s public programs of the Indian Island Marine Health Observatory and Kwiaht.