State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the Supreme Court’s McCleary Order

— from the Office of Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction — [On] September 11, the Supreme Court released its most recent order pertaining to McCleary v. Washington, the 2012 decision which held that the state isn’t adequately funding basic education. Below is a statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn … Continue reading

Orcas Fur and Feathers 4-H Club Dinner

Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Orcas Senior Center from 5:30-7 p.m. Dinner Menu: Cauliflower soup, Local green salad with balsamic vinaigrette, Roasted Chicken, creamy mashed potatoes with gravy, veggies and Apple Rhubarb crisp for dessert served with coffee & tea. Cost: $5 kids and seniors, $10 adults. … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report: September 3 — September 9, 2014

– from Undersheriff Bruce Distler – September 4, 2014 14-005492: Theft—A San Juan Island Deputy responded to a reported theft of jewelry, medications and other items from a vehicle parked in Friday Harbor. The case remains under investigation. 14-005508: Communications Problem—A Lopez Deputy responded to the School District Office concerning … Continue reading