The Orcas Airport is embarking on a major reconstruction project scheduled for next year. We will have a public meeting about the project on Thursday, Dec 12 at 5 p.m.
By the strike of midnight on Saturday, November 30 when the campaign officially ended, the Farm to Cafeteria “Edible Eats and Education” crowd-funder on indiegogo.com reached its matching goal of $11,000.
Almost every 90 seconds, a person in the U.S. is injured in a drunk driving crash and one in three people will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime. An average drunk driver has gotten behind the wheel 80 times before his/her first arrest.
It’s the time of year for lighting candles on a cold winter night, breaking bread with loved ones and remembering what we are thankful for. Our readers offered the following gems of gratitude.
Orcas Island Fire and Rescue year to date responses have increased 14.1 percent. Compared to 2011, year to date responses have increased 29 percent.
We are over the worst of it now, and we need to focus on the future. There was a fair amount of anger and frustration expressed by islanders at CenturyLink’s public forum last week. There are very real health and safety concerns as well as economic consequences when our communications are interrupted.