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Orcas Island Community Band to present spring concert

Young musicians join forces with their more experienced counterparts in the multi-age…

16 year-old Orcas photographer featured in Seattle magazine

Will Fisher, who turned 16 last week, has two passions – photography…

  • May 27th, 2009

New books by San Juan County authors

by RICHARD WALKERJournal EditorSan Juan County has several new authors. Here's the…

  • May 27th, 2009

Orcas Center’s OffCenter Stage brings Alice Di Micele and more

Seating just 60 people, the Orcas Center’s OffCenter Stage lends itself to…

  • May 27th, 2009

Strawberry Council and Orcas Center team up to make masks

From wolves to wombats, damselles to Dante, the opportunity for kids and…

  • May 23rd, 2009

Orcas man releases book about the island

Long-time islander Joe Symons has released a new book, “Potholes in Paradise,”…

  • May 23rd, 2009

A whale of a good time

  • May 22nd, 2009

Record number of Early Birds

The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival’s 2009 Early Bird event – those…

  • May 21st, 2009

Western Bluebird Reintroduction Project update

Spring has sprung, and Western bluebirds are nesting everywhere. There are currently…

  • May 20th, 2009

Concert at Orcas Community Church

Orcas Island Community Church is presenting an evening with singer/songwriter Jeff Johnson…

  • May 20th, 2009

Birding by Ear

Barb Jensen will be leading a “Birding by Ear” session on Lopez…

  • May 19th, 2009

San Juan Nature Institute Salmon Supper

San Juan Nature Institute is holding its second Salmon Supper with Seaside…

  • May 19th, 2009

A really big fish

Adam Farish, owner of the Outlook Inn, caught this 39.5-inch and 28-pound…

  • May 19th, 2009

Eat well and help the animals

14th Annual Bite of Orcas to support Wolf Hollow

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Early Bird Tickets on Sale

The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival has many beloved island traditions but…

  • May 12th, 2009

Songs on the Lighter Side: Choral Society to present concerts

The Orcas Choral Society has an evening of spirited songs planned for…

  • May 12th, 2009

Cows with Guns performer on Orcas Saturday, May 16

Organizing a fundraiser for the Salmonberry School, Susan Oseth thought first of…

  • May 11th, 2009

First annual Orcas Sustainable Living Fair

The Orcas Sustainability Fair, which took place in the Orcas Library Park…

  • May 8th, 2009

New cooperative writing project seeking submissions

Sandy Thompson, a local writer and director, is hoping to create a…

  • May 7th, 2009

Simply Ballroom at Orcas Center

The Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company will perform their award-winning showcase…

  • May 5th, 2009

Registration open for Writers Festival

Early registration has already started for the second annual Orcas Island Writers…

  • May 5th, 2009

Saint Augustine theatrical adaptation

A new theatrical adaptation of the spiritual classic, “The Confessions of Saint…

  • May 5th, 2009

Beach Watchers journal

Beach Watchers journalBy Dennis Linden, WSU Beach Watch SJCSpecial to the SounderWashington…

  • May 5th, 2009

Registration open for Writers Festival

Early registration has already started for the second annual Orcas Island Writers…

  • Apr 28th, 2009

New twists in store for sport crab season

Season opens July 15, runs 30 days longer and includes a $10 fine for failure to report catch

Orcas Library postpones possible expansion

At an Orcas Library Board meeting on April 13, the Trustees decided…

  • Apr 24th, 2009

Cabaret in the Air additional performance

Due to Thursday evening's power outage, Thursday's tickets for Cabaret in the…

  • Apr 24th, 2009

Preservation Trust acquires beach for Moran State Park

Working with Washington State Parks and landowners Allen Wilcox and Connie Collin,…

  • Apr 24th, 2009

San Juan Islands dancers come together for group show

Anthony Manuel, known for his energetic dance classes and inspirational performances, is…

10-minute PlayFest at Grange

The first weekend in May brings Orcas Island’s local playwrights’ festival to…

  • Apr 21st, 2009

University High School choirs to perform

Two of Spokane’s University High School’s performance ensembles, Delos Concert Choir and…

  • Apr 21st, 2009

Cabaret in the Air features aerial dancing, fabulous costumes, and silk trapezes

It has its roots in a burlesque class taught on Orcas and…

Back to the Garden documentary features Lopez resident

Twenty-one years ago, a hand-made poster advertising a “Healing Gathering” started Seattle…

  • Apr 14th, 2009

Seattle author at Darvill’s Bookstore

On April 17, former Seattle Weekly editor Knute (Skip) Berger will be…

  • Apr 14th, 2009

Antiques of many shapes and sizes brought too evaluatiion fair

Islanders brought their antique treasures to the Grange last Saturday to learn…

  • Apr 14th, 2009

Blue Tarp to play at Seattle club

As part of their prize for winning the Battles of the Bands…

  • Apr 14th, 2009