Guest Opinion: Fukushima and the Salish Sea

– from Russel Barsh – The data I’ve seen on the spread of radioactive material from Fukushima indicate that the only significant increase in radiation above “background” levels (that is, the earth’s natural radioactivity+residual effects of 50 years of nuclear atmospheric testing) has been within a few hundred miles or so … Continue reading

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

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Community For Support of Students

— from the Families of the Orcas Island High School Class of 2014 – The families of the Orcas Island High School senior class send our heartfelt thanks to the community members and businesses that have supported our students throughout their growing up years. We would like to recognize businesses … Continue reading