Life

Hands at Work wins IPPY and Indie awards

Lopezians author Iris Graville and photographer Summer Moon Scriver’s book “Hands at…

  • Jun 8th, 2009

Local writers and international improvisers explore encounters with art

Art, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder. Orcas…

  • Jun 8th, 2009

Sitar masters Pandit Shivnath Mishra, son Deobrat at Odd Fellows Hall

From Benares, the ancient spiritual center of traditional music and Hindu culture,…

  • Jun 8th, 2009

Come together for a Beatles happening at Orcas Center

The mid-1960s, a musical and cultural high period of the 20th century,…

  • Jun 5th, 2009

Totem pole back at the Orcas Historical Museum

It was gone for a several years, but now it's back for…

Art show at Washington Federal

There is a very special show hanging at Washington Federal for the…

  • Jun 2nd, 2009

Orcas a Cappella to perform on Orcas and Lopez

Orcas a Cappella is a performing choir of non-professional community singers from…

  • Jun 1st, 2009

WSU Beach Watchers graduate class of 2009

The fourth class of San Juan County/WSU Beach Watchers graduated May 21…

  • May 29th, 2009

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