As Poetry Month Approaches, Share Your Writing on Orcas Issues Submissions accepted through month of March

— by Lin McNulty — “Poetry is what happens when language becomes impossible.” –Unknown National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital … Continue reading

OPALCO Fiber Project Kicks Off on San Juan Expect some traffic delays

— from Suzanne Olson — Construction begins on Mar. 20 to install fiber optic cables along Cattle Point Road from Eagle Cove Drive all the way through San Juan National Historical Park to the major road re-alignment project south of Jackle’s Beach Lagoon. While OPALCO installs backbone infrastructure for the … Continue reading

EDC Offers Workshop on Photography for Business

Wednesday, March 29, 9 – 11:30 a.m., San Juan Island Library — from Victoria Compton — Image quality is considered “very important” to 67 percent of consumers when making a purchase online. To turn browsers into buyers, business owners must show potential customers their products in the best possible light, … Continue reading

Monty Python’s Spamalot Promises Laugh Out Loud Moments

Thursday – Saturday, March 16 – 18, 23-25, Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — Beginning Mar. 16 Orcas Center will feature the award winning musical Monty Python’s Spamalot, on Center Stage with Doug Bechtel directing an all-island cast. Bring the whole family for a laugh out … Continue reading