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There are several road projects happening on Orcas this spring and summer. Two locations of interest are Prune Aly and Enchanted Forest Road in Eastsound. Here is a rundown of what will be occurring.
Community Events, March 2014
Lynn Carter worked for 19 years as an administrator. Little did she know that those skills would transfer to 13 years of service for the Orcas Island Public Library and would also take her far across the sea and deep into the jungle.
A spree of senseless vandalism occurred sometime late Saturday night-early Sunday morning in Friday Harbor. Targets of the vandalism include Friday Harbor Elementary School, Head Start, the pre-school at the Presbyterian Church, Kingdom Hall, and Homes For Islanders.
According to prosecutors, the Kirkland man forced himself upon two 15-year-old girls in the haze of an alcohol-fueled party in Eastsound a year ago in late September. Both girls, in addition to being under the age of consent, reportedly had indulged in alcohol and marijuana, and were incapacitated at the time the then-20-year-old sexually assaulted the two, at separate times, hours apart, on the same night.
Another chapter in the seemingly unending Critical Areas Ordinance update process is reaching a conclusion. The San Juan County Council is scheduled to complete the current installment at a March 5 special meeting. But this chapter is far from the end of the story.