New book from Dr. John Geyman explores Trumpcare fiasco

— from Emily Geyman — Dr. Geyman has been writing about U.S. health care policy and reform since 2002. This book describes the health care situation in our country and the current proposals in Congress. He offers evidence based information which supports Medicare For All as the only sustainable way … Continue reading

Orcas Historical Museum Cedar exhibit reception this Thursday

Reception: Thursday, June 13, 4-6 p.m. — from Carol Kulminski for Orcas Historical Museum — Cedar has been a “Tree of Life,” providing material for many uses. Humans have approached the cedar tree with respect, skill, and knowledge. This year’s featured exhibit at the Historical Museum is titled: Cedar. It … Continue reading

Salish Sea Festival to give final performance for 2019

Saturday, June 22, 7 p.m., Orcas Adventist Church — from Jeffrey Cohan — In the eighth and final Salish Sea Early Music Festival performance on Orcas Island in 2019, harpsichordist Jonathan Oddie, violist and violinist Stephen Creswell, baroque cellist Caroline Nicolas and one-key baroque flutist Jeffrey Cohan perform quartets stretching … Continue reading

Keep a spot open for a tour of these Orcas Island artists’ studios in August

Friday August 9 – Sunday August 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. — from Bruce Wilson for Orcas Artists’ Studio Tour — Thirty two premier Orcas Island artists and craftspeople will welcome the public into their working studios for the Orcas Artists’ Three Day Studio Tour, Friday August 9 through … Continue reading

Susan Slapin artwork on display at Islanders Bank

Acrylic, mixed media, printmaking, pastels, photography. All of Susan’s paintings are colorful, textured, and inspired by Nature. The intuitive and sensory world, play a large part in the process and outcomes — some images contemplative, others bold.  For further information, contact the artist via email: susan@susanslapin.com. … Continue reading