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10/20/2017 4:38:33 PM

— from Senator Kevin Ranker’s Office — This week, Sen. Kevin Ranker, D- Orcas Island, met with administrators from Anacortes, Bellingham, Burlington-Edison, Lopez, Mount Vernon, Orcas Island, San Juan Island, and Shaw Island school districts to discuss the impacts of HB 2422, the state’s next step in committing more state … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 2:26:35 PM

Opens Thursday, October 26 – 31, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — Beginning October 26, Orcas Center will feature the award winning show The Addams Family – The Musical, on Center Stage with Seattle’s Sam Pettit directing an all-island cast. Bring the whole family … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 1:01:42 PM

— from San Juan County Communications — The draft Land Capacity Analysis Methodology and the 2nd Draft Housing Needs Assessment are available for public review. Presentations on these documents [were] live-streamed at the following briefings: County Council: October 16, 2017 Planning Commission: October 20, 2017 For more information click here … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 12:37:04 PM

— from San Juan County Communications — Our contractor, Razz Construction Inc., has reached substantial completion. San Juan County crews placed two layers of chipseal on Orcas Hill Road and throughout the Orcas Village Park and Ride to finish the 2017 paving efforts. Topsoil, mulch and permanent erosion control are … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 12:31:23 PM

— from Dr. Camille Fleming & John Fleming — While my husband would like to talk about the bond addressing aging building infrastructure and bone-jarring rip-the-bumper-off-our-van trips through the high school parking lot, I would rather write about student and community health and well-being. The school athletic fields have been home … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 12:07:18 PM

Saturday, Oct. 21, 6-9 pm, Odd Fellows Hall, Eastsound — from Sharon Abreu — On Saturday, Oct. 21 from 6-9 pm at the Odd Fellows Hall, 112 Haven Road in Eastsound, Climate Justice Steward Sharon Abreu will host a Kickoff event for the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy (AJCE). … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 11:56:31 AM

— by Susan McBain — The monthly report of Fire Chief Scott Williams to the Orcas Board of Fire Commissioners (BOFC) started with perhaps the most interesting statistic of the evening — the increase in calls for January through October of this year over the same period last year. The … Continue reading

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10/20/2017 11:42:46 AM

— from Orcas Community Resource Center Staff & Board of Directors — Orcas Community Resource Center would like to extend our gratitude to the Sons of the American Legion who kindheartedly purchased shoes for 97 Orcas children in need. Thanks to their generous donation, students from Orcas Public Schools, Orcas … Continue reading

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10/19/2017 2:14:23 PM

Thursday, October 26, 7 p.m., Emmanuel Parish Hall — from The Rev. Berto Gándara-Perea, Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church — Emmanuel Episcopal Church and Safe San Juans are co-hosting a conversation about transgender identities. Join to learn everything you want to know about being transgender but are afraid to ask. We will have … Continue reading

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10/19/2017 2:13:18 PM

— from Joe Symons — Someone seeking refuge is a refugee. My dictionary defines refuge as a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble. A refuge is also something providing shelter: the family came to be seen as a refuge from a harsh world. Prior to 1970, one might imagine that those … Continue reading

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