The Orcas Public Library continues its spring Money Smart program series with a free class, “Your Financial Health, End-of-Year Checkup,” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6 to 7 p.m.
The women of Orcas Fire and Rescue, from left to right (see photo): Lindsay Schirmer, Pat Ayers, Heather Thomas, Jessica Haug with her daughters Ginger and Wylie, Rachel Harvey, Shawn Petro, Rita Harvey, Maria Nutt, Jill Sherman, Jaylin Peacock and Jenole Peacock.
Wendy Thomas is a world traveler whose multifaceted shop reflects just that.
After spending another three years out of the country in Hamburg Germany, Thomas has returned to Orcas Island. From European olive oil to letter-pressed stationary, Chez Chloe is back and better than ever.
After traveling the globe, Mariah Buck found her passion right here at home.
While she always planned to work internationally, the allure of real estate called to her and now Buck manages the largest office on Orcas Island.
OPALCO Board of Directors appointed Glenna Hall of San Juan Island to fill the vacant seat for District 1 (San Juan, Brown, Henry, Pearl and Speiden) on July 18. The seat was vacated in May when George Mulligan resigned from the board.
For the past five years, the Chamber of Commerce and its members have been instrumental in sending Orcas school students to Business Week, a week-long educational experience geared toward developing business skills for their future.
Washington Federal has named Jamie Cier the new branch manager of the Eastsound office. Cier, a resident of Eastsound, previously served as a commercial escrow officer at Stewart Title in Denver, Colo.