Whale Museum sponsoring on-site, in-depth workshop starring the Elwha River

Explore ancient connections between land, river, salmon, orca — from Tracie Merrill for The Whale Museum — Elwha River delta The Whale Museum is holding an “In-Depth” Workshop over the weekend of October 18-20, 2019. The course begins on Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday afternoon. It includes evening lectures … Continue reading

School Board holding public hearing for 2019-20 budget

Thursday, July 11, 5 p.m., School Library  — from Orcas Island School District — The budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year is the lone topic at the School Board public hearing on Thursday, July 11, 5 p.m., in the school library. 5 p.m.  CALL TO ORDER – School Library                 … Continue reading

Senior Center tech classes still available Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer

— from Lena Kassa for Orcas Senior Center — As summer descends with its sunny days and long, lazy afternoons, the Senior Center’s formal technology classes are taking a break, too. But that does not mean there won’t still be opportunities to learn! In July, we will offer free, informal, … Continue reading

Sketch Orcas with Susan Slapin

Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 1 – 3 p.m., Libby Garcia’s Boathouse Ciderworks — from Susan Slapin — A sampling from my sketchbook… Start where you are! :)Select 1 or all Mondays: July 8, 15, 22.1:00-3:00. $40. per 2 hour session.Place: Libby Garcia’s Boathouse Ciderworks(just above Orcas Hotel) Great for locals, … Continue reading