Inslee Statement on Anti-Semitic Vandalism at Temple De Hirsch Sinai

— from Governor Inslee’s Communications Office — “Yesterday’s act of vandalism at the Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle is the latest in a wave of anti-Semitic threats against our state’s Jewish community. “We can’t ignore the reality that these threats have increased in recent months. Right here in Washington — … Continue reading

Professor Aniruddh Patel to Speak on “Singing and the Brain” Orcas Currents Lecture

Saturday, March 18, 5 p.m., Orcas Community Church — from Michael Riordan — Humans may be the only species that speaks, but we are just one of many that sing, observes Tufts University Professor Aniruddh Patel. On Saturday, March 18, he will deliver an Orcas Currents lecture on the subject, … Continue reading

Guest Opinion: Could Orcas Be Nantucket? Never Say Never

— by Joe Symons — Anyone who has moved to San Juan County (SJC) since 2000, and many others who already were here, may not know that in 2000 the SJC planning department commissioned a study of San Juan County specifically to be compared with other island counties on the … Continue reading