Letter to Editor: Lambiel Museum Under Attack

Art or a building? Therein lies the question. Photo: Fred Klein

Art and Justice at the Water’s Edge – from Leo Lambiel – Although many residents are familiar with the Lambiel Museum, many may not be aware of the totality of the presentation. The works of over 230 artists are on display, including many rare and valuable pieces: all beautiful and … Continue reading

Editorial: Questions and Authority in County Government

– by Margie Doyle – Recently we were asked to publish a letter exposing the alleged wrong-doing of a County Councilman who was accused of violating the County Charter and overstepping his authority. As we looked into the claim, which involved many private conversations with county officials, the accusations themselves of … Continue reading

Who Follows and Who Supports Orcas Issues?

– by Lin McNulty – Following is the statistics chart from our Orcas Issues internet host showing our impressive visitor traffic. We continue to be pleasantly gob-smacked by these numbers. It is apparent, viewing these statistics, that Orcas Issues, Orcas Island’s only locally-owned news service, is a valuable resource for … Continue reading

Guest Editorial: A Bountiful Garden in the Heart of Eastsound

– by Antoinette Botsford – The Eastsound Planning Review committee (EPRC), County Public Works and the County Council from time to time discuss what is to be done with the lot, 50×100, that is bordered by Prune Alley on one end and North Beach Road on the other — the … Continue reading

Quit Dumping on Us, Inslee Tells Canadian Neighbors

— by the News Tribune Editorial Staff (www.thenewstribune.com) – Once again, a Washington governor has to remind our fair neighbor to the north that it needs to clean up its act and stop dumping 34 million gallons of raw sewage daily into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the waters … Continue reading