We Are Saving Energy!

Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Village Green in Eastsound – from Linda Lyshall, District Manager, San Juan Islands Conservation District  – A trio of energy fairs, slated for May and June, will offer San Juan County residents a chance to save money, win prizes, and help the … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: OPALCO 2014 Election

 – from Islands Energy Coalition – Dear OPALCO members, We, the undersigned, are members of the Islands Energy Coalition (IEC), a coalition of individuals from throughout the San Juan’s. Our primary goal is to bring awareness to energy issues ranging from the global to the local. On April 14th we hosted … Continue reading

Give Where You Live!

The Orcas Island Community Foundation is launching a new website! Grant Awards Celebration, Thursday, May 29, at 2 pm in the Madrona Room – from Hilary Canty – The Community Foundation’s Annual Grants Program has gone live on line. Click on www.giveorcas.org and see a full listing of the proposals … Continue reading

Letter to Editor: Larsen’s Stand on Coal Exports Challenged

 – by Walter Corbin –  It is certainly appreciated that U.S. Representative Larsen visited the San Juan Islands recently. The environmental efforts that are made by our elected officials are surely welcomed by the San Juan Islands community. However, should that same area be cloaked with coal ash, airborne nitrous … Continue reading

Freedom is Not Free!

– from Diane Baxter – At this time we are preparing an exhibit to be displayed at the American Legion, 793 Crescent Beach Rd., Eastsound, for Memorial Day week.  We are honored to have this opportunity to show our gratitude to those who have given their lives for our freedom … Continue reading