Individual state health plans approved; San Juan has one provider for health, dental

Submitted by Washington Healthplanfinder. On Sept. 13, the Washington Health Benefit Exchange…

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12th annual college counseling workshops

The Funhouse Commons and Orcas Island Public School are offering the 12th…

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Stand up in the face of bigotry | Guest column

by Timothy Coffey Orcas Island Recently, I was having lunch at a…

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Ulanah McCoy | Passages

Ulanah McCoy passed away peacefully on Sept. 16. An obituary will follow…

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Letters to the Editor

Weigh in OIHCD| Letters

Madrona Voices is conducting a survey on behalf of the Orcas Island…

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Saving the orcas | Letters

The Puget Consumers Co-op, a chain of locally supported, organic food markets…

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David Ker Schermerhorn | Passages

David Ker Schermerhorn, a long-time Orcas resident and activist who in 2008,…

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Katie Jensen | Memorial notice

A celebration for Katie Jensen is Sept. 22, 2. p.m. at the…

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer