With a generous grant from the United Way, we were able to continue our crucial tuition assistance program during the 2014-2015 school year.
On Aug. 25, at approximately 19:00, a “paddle-out” memorial ceremony was performed for the 3-Fallen Twisp Firefighters at Eastsound Waterfront Park.
Maureen and I thank you for welcoming the many guests who came to the island for our annual Doe Bay Fest earlier this month.
On behalf of Carol Hagen, our volunteer driver of the truck for this visit, and myself as the Orcas point of contact, we especially want to thank some fine islanders who helped us process donors and load the truck.
It has been nice weather for the last few weeks and the gate in the road to the summit of Mt. Grant was open to vehicles on a recent Sunday. The air was clear, so the views were great in all directions.
I just wanted to let Orcas Power and Light Cooperative know how distressed I am by the constant increase in the facility charge, and I would like to know precisely why this is happening.
I would like to express my tremendous gratitude to Stormy Hildreth for her incredible and soulful performance at the benefit concert for the Salmonberry School.
On Aug. 9, 17 Orcas residents and one Seattle-based visitor gathered on the Eastsound Village Green in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter event in Seattle.
The island is down to very few folks who were born here on Orcas. There are a considerable number of people who have lived on the island for 20 to 70 years.
If the funds are not raised, the house may be demolished. If donations reach $205,000 by Sept. 15, then OPAL will move the house to Orcas and renovate it as a permanently affordable home.
It all started with a camping trip and ended with a life hanging in the balance.
I’d like to take a moment to address some concerns about the property management company Vacasa, which were shared in the recent Letter to the Editor published on Aug. 8.
Many of you know Mike Speece as a musician, mechanic, all around great guy and true friend. About two weeks ago, Mike was a passenger in an ATV involved in a rollover accident, resulting in a severe injury, which will keep him inactive and in rehabilitation for at least a couple months.