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Oct. 8: A Friday Harbor woman was awakened by a man banging on her door looking for her roommate. Entry was not gained, and the man departed before deputies arrived.
Community Events, October 2014
Orcas Islanders are not doing a very good job recycling. That's what Laura Tidwell’s 8th grade science class found out when they looked into the recycling at the Orcas Transfer Station in early October.
On Tuesday, Oct. 28 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Orcas Island Fire and Rescue was dispatched to Woodside Farm in the Obstruction Pass neighborhood of Orcas Island to rescue a dog stranded at the base of a cliff.
A tanker carrying hundreds of tons of fuel lost power close to the shores of Haida Gwaii, a northern British Columbia archipelago, Thurs., Oct. 16. The vessel, nearing the shoreline, in danger of running aground and spilling fuel into the water, was rescued by a U.S. tug boat after the Canadian Coast Guard was unable to tow it to safety.
Robin Jacobson loves local history, whether she is helping people find their ancestors’ graves or digging up island ghost stories.