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Free items left over from sale

Submitted by Jane Heisinger. The art teachers and volunteers for AOK want…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

 

COVID-19 testing to be handled at OFHC

Submitted by Tina Mankowski, UW Medicine Beginning July 6 the UW Medicine…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

 

John Geyman, M.D. announces the publication of his new book ‘Profiteering, Corruption and Fraud in U.S. Health Care’

John Geyman, M.D. has published a new book called “Profiteering, Corruption and…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

 

Donate your homegrown fruits and veggies this year as part of your online fair entry!

Love to garden? Want to enter in the Fair this year? The…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

Indian Island docent program suspended

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht director Russel Barsh announced today the conditional suspension…

  • Jul 6th, 2020

School track is nearing completion

Over the last weekend of June, Beynon Sports installed the second and…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

San Juan County youth face-covering contest

Submitted by San Juan Island Prevention Coalition. Washington state requires face mask…

  • Jul 6th, 2020

Orcas Economic Recovery and Resiliency Project begins community outreach phase

by Minor Lile, reporter-at-large From July 1 to July 10, a series…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020
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                                Nigrettos moving rock into place.

Playground-on-the-Green set for September opening

Submitted by Margaret Payne, Playground-on-the-Green Team Donate now for custom slide fabricated…

  • Jul 5th, 2020
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                                Nigrettos moving rock into place.

Free tooth extraction clinic

Dr. Triplett’s dental office at 445 Madrona Street in Eastsound is reserving…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Thank you for your patience Patients!

Submitted by the Orcas Family Health Center When Governor Inslee gave the…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

How to have a summer of fun amid a pandemic

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health. It’s summer and it’s time…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Island elders survive COVID with the help of their communities

Much like the community they live in, the elders of the San…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

State Parks adds free days for later this year to replace April days lost to COVID-19 closures

Submitted by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. The Washington State…

  • Jun 29th, 2020

Be a Virtual Vendor at the San Juan County Fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair. A call to action for…

  • Jun 29th, 2020

SJC Democrats Resolution on Police Reform

by David Turnoy We in the San Juan County Democrats are as…

  • Jun 29th, 2020

Laser show for the community on July 4

There may not be a typical fireworks display on Orcas Island this…

  • Jun 28th, 2020

Going back to work amid COVID-19

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health. As we reopen more businesses…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

AOK garage-ish sale

Submitted by Art for Orcas Kids Remember March 2020? Well, WAY back…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

I-1776: Stop Discrimination

Submitted by the San Juan County Democrats Please read this note. It…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

League of Women Voters holds virtual primary election forums for San Juan County Council

Submitted League of Women Voters of the San Juans The League of…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

This week at the drive-In movie theatre

Submitted by the Orcas Island Film Festival The pop-up Orcas Drive-In Theatre…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Bronn graduates from Whitworth

Lana Bronn of Eastsound received a Master of Arts in marriage and…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center thanks community for overwhelming support

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center wants to express its gratitude and appreciation…

  • Jun 25th, 2020

Smoke Filled Forecast for Wildfire Risk

by Kai Hoffman-Krull San Juan Islands Conservation District During a pandemic, it…

  • Jun 25th, 2020

OPAL’s annual Gala moves online June 27 to 30

Submitted by OPAL In response to this year’s need for social distancing,…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Washington State Ferries hosting virtual community meeting June 30

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Transportation Washington State Ferries is…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

2020–2021 Budget and four-year Budget Plan Summary | Legal notice from OISD

Submitted by the Orcas Island School District As required by RCW 28A.505.050…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

Orcas Fire experiences communications outage during double search and rescue effort, fire call

Submitted by Orcas Island Fire and Rescue A communications outage left San…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

‘Do I need to…?’

Frequently asked questions on cloth face coverings

  • Jun 21st, 2020

School Music in virtual mode has lessons for students and teachers

Submitted by the Music Advocacy Group. Congratulations to 2020’s Orcas Island School…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Stop the spread by staying local

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health As counties are reopening…

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Orcas Island residents can utilize safe storage and other disposal options

Submitted by the Coalition for Orcas Youth Coalition for Orcas Youth encourages…

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Senior Cider Available Now at Boathouse Ciderworks

Submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Local business owner Libby Garcia at…

  • Jun 19th, 2020

Orcas Fire rolls out new ambulance, resumes in-person training

Submitted by Orcas Island Fire and Rescue A new ambulance is on…

  • Jun 19th, 2020

Giving and receiving support

Whether you need help or want to help

  • Jun 18th, 2020

Playfest 2020 becomes PlagueFest 2020

The Actors Theater of Orcas Island has announced a “Stay At Home”…

  • Jun 17th, 2020
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                                Charly Taylor and her daughter Rosie.

Orcas mom sets up diversity fund at local bookstore

A local mother is making a contribution to the Black Lives Matter…

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                                Charly Taylor and her daughter Rosie.

“Imagine your Story” with the Orcas Library

Readers of all ages will explore all things fairytale, fantasy, and myth…

  • Jun 15th, 2020

Orcas Island volunteer firefighters step up for virtual climb

Submitted by Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Orcas Island Volunteer Firefighters are…

  • Jun 14th, 2020