"Fare"..... as is in the things unique about "My Island"
Sunday, April 30, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall — from Sharon Abreu — There will be a screening of “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock” the just-released documentary from Myron Dewey, Josh Fox, and James Spione, which is currently being shown in the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The … Continue reading
— from Jesse Douglas-Seitz — Our Contractor, Razz Construction Inc., has made quick progress on site with clearing and grubbing activities at the Orcas Village Park and Ride site. Drivers are cautioned to reduce speeds within the work zone on Orcas Road at the WSF Access Road and on Orcas Hill … Continue reading
— from Debbie Pigman — The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) will kick of its 2017 Art for Fun program in May. Art for Fun is a “paint and sip” party for adults of all skill levels. Art for Fun is a two hour, fun-filled art party set … Continue reading
— from Rosie Kuhn — One theme of Aging- Who Me? is that we are never not aging. We are never not developing, growing, unfolding, evolving. We are in fact in a constant state of emerging. As humans we are bombarded with choices, constantly. Some are big choices, some, not … Continue reading
Sunday, April 30, 3 – 5 p.m., Orcas Center — from Tom Fiscus — Orcas Center’s Board of Trustees is pleased to invite its members and the general public to a welcome dessert potluck reception for its new Executive Director, Brian Kemp. The reception will occur on Sunday, April 30 … Continue reading
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At The Foundation — Carla Stanley — Small house with big intentions in suspension sits near the forest waist clutch close in field it rests with bricks thick as they could be made by hands that don’t anymore built up most still up where wood wouldn’t now or then at … Continue reading
— from Russel Barsh, Kwiaht Director — The bright orange “bloom” that appeared along the East Sound shoreline yesterday is a harbinger of spring, and its timing reflects the vast difference in weather patterns between 2016 and 2017. The organism responsible for the bloom is Noctiluca scintillans, a large dinoflagellate … Continue reading
Sunday, April 30, 3 p.m., Eastsound Fire Station — from Alex Conrad — Orcas Island High School senior Ella Conrad announces “Sirens of Orcas,” a fun, charitable formal/prom dress fashion event for our island community. The event, Conrad’s senior project, will take place on Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 3:00pm, … Continue reading
SATURDAY, APRIL 22 GREAT ISLANDS CLEAN-UP ON EARTH DAY (Saturday, April 22, 9 – 12 pm) It is time for the 2017 Great Islands Clean-Up, the annual county-wide greening event where volunteers collect litter from public beaches and roadways. Want to help on Orcas Island? Please participate and check in … Continue reading
–by Susan Kelleher, Seattle Times staff reporter A prolific Russian hacker who raked in at least $170 million by stealing more than 2 million credit-card numbers and selling them on the black market was sentenced Friday morning to 27 years in prison in U.S. District Court in Seattle. “Simply put, Roman … Continue reading
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April 12, 2017 17-001949 DUI 00:14:55 04/12/17 A Deputy advised a patron in a bar establishment not to drive. The female patron did not listen to the deputy’s instructions and drove. The deputy interviewed the driver. It was discovered the driver was under the influence of alcohol and arrested. 17-001953 … Continue reading
COME WITH ME — Ingrid Karnikis — Come with me along the path around the barn, through summer-scented, tall-grown hay, to the orchard where grape vines tangle thick and green. There you will find a white-trimmed pump house sturdy and bright red.. Sit down upon the old wood bench in … Continue reading
— from Dave Pringle, State Senate Democrats — Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, released this statement today after Gov. Inslee said he would call the Legislature back for a special session beginning on Monday, Apr. 24. “The Legislature has not come to a compromise on the operating budget, leaving schools, … Continue reading
Thursday, April 27, 5 p.m., Orcas School Library — from Cathy Ferran — Notice of Special and Regular School Board Meetings Thursday, April 27, 2017 Agenda Morning Session: Waldron School, Waldron Island, WA Evening Session: School Library, Eastsound, WA10 a.m. Call to Order – Waldron Island School (Transportation via boat–leaving … Continue reading
— from Cathy Ferran — Between my husband and I, we’ve raised four kids on this island over the last 37 years. We worked for years to build a guest cottage that we could then rent in order to supplement our income (for those of you who don’t know us, … Continue reading
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