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CDC links E.Coli outbreak to romaine lettuce

Submitted by CDC The Centers for Disease Control staff are advising that…

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Smooth sailing during Thanksgiving holiday requires planning and patience

It’s not just those awkward dinner table conversations that Thanksgiving travelers need…

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Ralph M. Kaplan | Passages

1934 – 2018 Orcas Island resident Ralph Kaplan passed away at Swedish…

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San Juan’s wild turkeys remembered

by Peggy Butler San Juan Island Although wild turkeys have been absent…

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Letters to the Editor

A thank you from the Liger family

John Liger of Orcas Island passed away on Nov. 13 at his…

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Orcas boys soccer team win state quarterfinal matchup | Next game is this Friday

Submitted by Athletic Director Ryan Wilson. In a game that Viking head…

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Terry O’Brien | Passages

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, Terry O’Brien, a dreamer, adventurer and jolly…

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Anita Ruth Boldman | Passages

Anita Ruth Boldman was born in Hood River, Oregon, on Aug. 22,…

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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