Dave Castor honored by Moran State Park

On Sept. 13, friends gathered to recognize volunteer Dave Castor.

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Staggering number of deer | Letter

Is it just me, or is anyone else concerned about the large number of deer on the islands?

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San Juan County Candidate Q&A – Orcas Senior Center

Submitted by Orcas Senior Center Orcas Senior Center recently asked our members…

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Registered voters do not need to request a mail-in ballot

San Juan County voters have been receiving postcards from the U.S. Postal Service encouraging voters to “plan ahead” for the November 3 General Election. Unfortunately, two of the recommendations included in the postcards are not relevant to Washington voters.

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Letters to the Editor

Respecting those lost to COVID | Letter

Letter to the editor

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Lew Lehmann | Passages

Lew Lehmann was an Orcas boy. He was raised in Westsound and…

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Phyllis Olive Wilkinson | July 25, 2020

With sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Phyllis Wilkinson on July…

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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