It’s A Tie! Help us choose between the two logos that tied

— from Madie Murray — The Orcas Island Food Bank Board is stumped! Between the six options available the first time, these two logos tied for first, so everyone gets another chance! We’re sure you have an opinion, so just click on the following link and let your voice be heard. proprofs.com/survey/t/?title=7kd9k … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report | March 8 – 14, 2017

March 8, 2017 17-001248 Accident-HitRun 08:24:25 03/08/17 A Deputy was dispatched to possible Hit and Run Unattended in Friday Harbor. After further investigation the driver was cited for Negligent Driving in the Second Degree. 17-001252 Accident-Injury, Traffic 13:03:23 03/08/17 A Deputy was dispatched to unknown injury collision in Friday Harbor. … Continue reading

State Asks Navy for Health Impact Assessment on Jet Noise

— from Maryon Attwood, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve — As a result of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve’s (COER’s) complaint actions, noise as a public health issue, has moved up on state priorities for protecting and preventing auditory and non-auditory health impacts on children in schools throughout Washington. After a unanimous … Continue reading

Community Contributions Prove School Music Matters

— from Catherine Pederson, Music Advocacy Group — YES! SCHOOL MUSIC DOES MATTER – to the over 100 members of our community who responded to the Music Advocacy Group 20th Anniversary School Benefit Concert fund raising appeal. MAG’s letter, published in Orcas Issues last week, expressed thanks to the community for … Continue reading