Life

Community Zip Line Day

YMCA Camp Orkila invites the community to come out and take a…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

 

Second summer readers theatre at Orcas Grange

The Actors Theater of Orcas Island will ​present the ​second ​show in…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

 

Come Row Our Boats

Submitted by The Wooden Boat Society of the San Juans. The Wooden…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

 

Film festival seeking entrees for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival. Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Surprise 4th of July wedding

Fireworks lit up the sky as Lopez islanders Ross and Rebecca MacDonald…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Food Addicts in Recovery meetings

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship based on the…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Annual chamber music festival is an homage to Aloysia Friedmann’s late father

This season’s lineup for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is a…

Wedding announcement | Jay Zier and Ella Xuanting Fan

Jay William Zier and Ella Xuanting Fan were married on Saturday, June…

  • Jul 19th, 2019

Experts on immigration and refugee policy to speak

Submitted by David Turnoy. The San Juan County Democrats will be hosting…

  • Jul 20th, 2019

Food Co-op Film: special screening and discussion

A screening of “Food Coop” is the second of a new Community…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

JP and OK Rhythm Boys in the park

Pack up your picnic dinner, put on your toe-tappingest boots and come…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Workshops and more at Orcas Senior Center

Submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Historical reenactment field trip Join us…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Orcas Fire welcomes eight new volunteers

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue welcomed eight volunteer firefighters at the end…

  • Jul 18th, 2019
Ethereal Celine Dion posing alongside Anthony Howe’s hypnotic ‘Omniverse’ sculpture on the runway of Iris van Herpen’s Couture show. Styled by Pepe Muñoz.

Orcas artist Anthony Howe debuts at Paris Fashion Week

Sixty-four years, minus three months. It took the acclaimed kinetic sculptor and…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Ethereal Celine Dion posing alongside Anthony Howe’s hypnotic ‘Omniverse’ sculpture on the runway of Iris van Herpen’s Couture show. Styled by Pepe Muñoz.

Cider & Mead Festival set for July 27

Submitted by the Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival. Cider-and-mead-sippin’ time is…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Annual Market Day Sale celebrates 79 years

The Market Day Sale will be open Saturday, July 27, from 10…

  • Jul 15th, 2019

Jeffry Steele guitarist to perform

The music committee and Emmanuel Episcopal Church will present guitarist Jeffry Steele…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Orcas Island Genealogy Club to meet

Interested in researching your family tree? Come branch out with the Orcas…

  • Jul 14th, 2019

Enter your hay in the fair

Hay, hay, hay — new for this year at the San Juan…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Turning 65? Medicare advice offered

Submitted by Pegi Groundwater. Is this your year to go on Medicare?…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Don’t miss Olga Daze, July 20

Submitted by Lorna Rhodes. Don’t miss Olga Daze! Festivities in Olga begin…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
Contributed photos. Center for Whale Research

It’s a girl! J31 gives birth

Submitted by the Center for Whale Research On the morning of July…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
Contributed photos. Center for Whale Research

Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Do you have a passion for fine arts, food preservation or sheep?…

  • Jul 14th, 2019

‘Amazing Grace’ kicks off movies under the stars series

Orcas Island Film Festival kicks off its free “Summer Film Series Under…

  • Jul 15th, 2019
Contributed photo. Conceptual drawing of what a sanctuary could look like.

Sanctuary proposed for captive orcas

Feared by whalers who watched them feed off dead whales they were…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
Contributed photo. Conceptual drawing of what a sanctuary could look like.
Kitten and Lou.

Lucky – a new monthly queer happening at The Barnacle | Kitten and Lou to host first gathering

Submitted by Jared Lovejoy. The first of a new monthly “Queer Night”…

  • Jul 10th, 2019
Kitten and Lou.

Walter’s Lopez Walkabout

by Ruthie Thompson-Klein For Lopez Animal Protection Society Do you remember the…

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Fresh Bucks Program starting on Orcas Island – Island grown solutions to ending hunger

Fresh Bucks is now offering discounts on fruits and vegetables up to…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board announced the award of…

  • Jul 9th, 2019

BODaLO in concert at Emmanuel

Performing at the Brown Bag concert in Emmanuel Episcopal Church at noon…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

A festive fourth | Photos

Eastsound was packed for the Orcas Chamber of Commerce’s annual parade on…

Equipment accuracy testing at elections office

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office. A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Human rights vigil on Friday

Submitted by event organizers “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Emmanuel Church launches capital campaign

Submitted by the Emmanuel Church On Main Street, as you first enter…

  • Jul 11th, 2019

First community harvest success

Orcas Christian School’s permaculture program, designed by All Hands on Earth, delivered…

  • Jul 7th, 2019

Goodbye Guss — San Juan County K-9 returned to kennel

Guss, the 20-month-old sable German shepherd who was welcomed to the San…

  • Jul 7th, 2019

What’s YOUR Story?

Every person has a story. Every life is a collection of experiences,…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Orcas Community Resource Center is recipient of co-op’s hero program

Submitted by the Orcas Community Resource Center. The Orcas Food Co-op has…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Submissions for the 2020 Orcas Lit Fest are open

The Orcas Island Lit Fest has issued a call to all San…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

Ewan Lister accepted into the Western Aerospace Scholars summer residency

The Western Aerospace Scholars Program provides opportunities for Montana, Oregon and Washington…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019