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6/27/2017 3:35:10 PM

— from Kathleen Commins — Okay, so you don’t think the world is about to end. But, what about earthquakes, severe storms, long term electrical outages, ferry disruptions, economic collapse, coronal mass ejections, and zombie apocalypse!? Food preservation has long been a way to survive the emergencies that arise unexpectedly. … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 1:51:41 PM

Friday, June 30, 12 – 5 p.m., Rock Island Retail Store, 345 Court Street, Friday Harbor — from Rock Island — We’re taking over the street out front of our store to celebrate. We will have food, drinks, prizes and music! Please join us for this fun-filled celebration! Why open … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 1:04:21 PM

— by Lin McNulty — While on tour with the rock band Being As An Ocean, Islander Anthony Ghazel was among more than a dozen people who escaped a burning tour bus Tuesday morning south of downtown St. Louis. The bands Being As An Ocean and Hundredth were on their … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 12:40:04 PM

Every Tuesday, July 18 – August, Orcasong Farm — from Gretchen Krampf for Orcasong Farm — Orcasong Farm will offer seven weekly hands-on classes to Orcas Elders, 55 and better, to help you understand the benefits of supporting Island farmers and encourage the choice, and use, of locally-grown foods. Each … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 11:47:26 AM

Thursday June 29, 5 – 7 p.m., Eastsound Fire Hall — from Katie Fleming for FRIENDS of the San Juans — The San Juan Islands are one of the most beautiful places in the world. And increasingly vulnerable to more frequent and extreme storms that will affect the waterfront. But … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 10:18:00 AM

— by Eric Gourley — I am [sending to the county] this memo in opposition to the proposed propane storage facility on Aeroview Lane. I own a hangar/apartment on 77 Aeroview Lane. I have a tenant who lives year round in the apartment. I am at my hangar almost on … Continue reading

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6/27/2017 7:23:20 AM

— by Ayn Gailey — Classes and graduation ceremonies may have wrapped, but the OISD School Board, none of whom take compensation for their services, keeps on working. At the June 22 regular board meeting, Principal Kyle Freeman announced that we will not have a football team this fall due … Continue reading

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6/26/2017 5:28:27 PM

Monday, July 3, 7 – 9 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall — from Bill Gincig — We our offering our community dance class on July 3, at the Odd Fellows Hall, from 7 to 9 pm. We will be having another session of Salsa and are again privileged to have Anthony … Continue reading

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6/26/2017 4:07:56 PM

Tuesday, July 4 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall — from John Henry Watson — Once a year a unique event happens on the island which, in past years, has been lightly attended or [perhaps not] known about, but which has left a lasting and uplifting … Continue reading

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6/26/2017 2:52:11 PM

Thursday, June 29, 7 – 9 p.m., Doe Bay Resort — from Sharon Abreu — Dana Lyons of “Cows with Guns” fame is coming to play Doe Bay on Thursday evening, Jun. 29, 7-9 p.m. Bellingham-based and world famous, Dana’s unique brand of Americana has earned him a worldwide following … Continue reading

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