Parents stole the show at the Orcas Island School Board meeting on Thursday, May 26. Fueled by concern for the fifth-grade class, worried parents (and grandparents) took turns addressing the board.
Though technical difficulties caused a delay in the interview, Orcas High School students were still able to speak with Timothy Dwyer aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus on Wednesday, May 18.
The Eastsound Water Users Association board decided to put a six-month hold on the rate increase at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17. The hold will allow board to begin working group discussions with the members most impacted by the change in the rate structure.