Marine Lecture Series Focuses on Rhinoceros Auklets The SeaDoc Society & YMCA Camp Orkila present...

Tuesday, January 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Hall — from Jean Lyle — Fledge your winter nest and come find out what’s happening with sea birds. Rhinoceros auklets are one of the most common and peculiar-looking birds in the Salish Sea. A relative of the more colorful, … Continue reading

Letter to Editor | A UW Clinic Accessible to All

— from Bob Waunch — Merchants, tradesmen, teachers, students, parents, real estate agents, restaurant staff, business owners, lawyers, contractors, heavy-equipment operators, arborists, consultants, retirees: All of us are likely to have medical issues at some time – hopefully minor, but some will be serious. Even when our outstanding Orcas Island … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report | December 21 – 28, 2016

December 21, 2016 16-009345 Domestic Dispute or Assault 06:14:23 12/21/16 Lopez Island Deputies responded to a suspected domestic violence incident on Mud Bay Road on 12/21/16. The reporting person stated he heard loud threats of violence coming from an unknown location near his residence. The Deputies were unable to locate … Continue reading

Go Jump in the Lake! with Orcas Island Rowing

Sunday, January 1 at 11 a.m. Sharp Orcas Island Rowing is once again encouraging all the brave souls on Orcas Island to take a quick dip into Cascade Lake on New Year’s Day, January 1st. This is a fundraiser to help youth rowers get to regattas, so come buy a … Continue reading

Guest Opinion | UWNC and Orcas Island Healthcare

— from Dick and BJ Arnold, Carol Boring, Dale Heisinger, JoEllen Moldoff, Patsy and Stu Stephens (reprinted from Dec. 22) — In our opinion piece published the week of December 11, we expressed our desire to integrate our three Orcas Island practices into the Medical Center with UWNC as the administrator. … Continue reading

Jazzin’ with the Classics for Christmas

Wednesday, December 28, 3 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Parish — from Jeffrey Cohan — Music at Emmanuel presents the tenth annual Yuletide Baroque: Jazzin’ with the Classics for Christmas, featuring soprano Linda Tsatsanis, jazz flutist, pianist and clarinetist Martin Lund, classical flutist Jeffrey Cohan and special guest, virtuoso vibraphone player Tom … Continue reading