It Was a Very Good Year

—Some noteworthy events — All in all, 2015 was a very good year, especially for the uptick in southern-resident killer whales born — eight new calves born since Dec. 30 2014, bringing the number to 85. And we had more than our share of Festivals on this “small green island:” … Continue reading

Sharon Abreu to Lead UU Service in “New Year”

Sunday, January 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Benson Hall at Emmanuel Episcopal Church The Orcas Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service, “The New Year”  will be lead by Sharon Abreu this Sunday. “We’ll have a brief service, including the sharing of joys and concerns, and everyone who wants to will have an … Continue reading

Hughes Foresees 2016 Focus on Orcas Infrastructure

— by Margie Doyle — The San Juan County Council will next meet on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 and after a year of achievements, Council Member Rick Hughes foresees a “big infrastructure year ahead.” Some of the projects ready for the shovel next year are: the Prune Alley streetscape plan … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report: December 2 – December 21, 2015

[Editor’s Note: Following a recent upgrade of the computers at San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Report is once again available. Thank you for your patience.] December 2, 2015 15-007002 Domestic Dispute or Assault 16:13:20 12/02/15 Deputy responded to 595 Roche Harbor Road to investigate a report of a … Continue reading