February is all about pets

February isn’t just a time to celebrate love for the humans in…


Looking for MAC nominations

Submitted by San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee. Nominations are being…

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Written word to spoken word – “The Guilt We Carry”

Submitted by the Orcas Island Library. Orcas Island Library presents “The Guilt…

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Census worker information meetings

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the midst of peak hiring efforts…

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Letters to the Editor

Cheesy thank you from OIEF

Thank you to the over 150 people who turned out for the…

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Marjorie “Kittie” Baxter | May 7, 1927-Feb. 3, 2020

Marjorie Lorraine Baxter, fondly known as Kittie, age 82, of Olga, Washington,…

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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