New Date for “La Traviata” at Orcas Center Verdi’s "Fallen Woman" comes to Orcas Center this Sunday

Sunday, April 2, 1 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver — Orcas Center presents the New York Met’s revival of “La Traviata” by Verdi streaming Live in HD on Sunday, Apr. 2 at 1 p.m.This event is re-scheduled due to technical flaws in the scheduled opera, “Idomeneo;” that opera … Continue reading

Elementary School Held First PBIS Parents’ Night PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Intervention Supports

— from Lorena Stankevich — On Wednesday, Mar. 22 Orcas Island Elementary School held the first ever PBIS Parent night, thanks to a generous grant from the Orcas Island Education Foundation. PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Intervention Supports and is a program that has been happening at OIES for the … Continue reading

Larsen Fights to Save Consumer Protections for Internet Privacy

— from Douglas Wagoner — Congressman: ‘we need to continue fighting hard to ensure consumers are protected, our environment is protected, and the workplace is protected – my ‘no’ vote is an effort to keep that fight up’ Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement on S.J. Res … Continue reading

Major Update to County “Recorded Plats, Surveys, & Condos” Map

— from San Juan Communications — The San Juan County “Recorded Plats, Surveys, & Condos” map was first released in 2014 with very approximate and often erroneous locations of recorded documents. About a year ago, the San Juan County GIS team collaborated with the County Assessor’s Office with a plan … Continue reading

Presentation Will Compare German Weimar Republic to Current U.S. Events

Monday, March 27, 5:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Kathy Lunde — Does the late stage of the Weimar Republic in Germany hold lessons for the current moment of the American Republic? A presentation by Jens Krus, Professor Emeritus of German, Wellesley College will address this topic in an upcoming … Continue reading