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4/20/2018 4:25:07 PM

Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m., Orcas Community Church — from Michael Riordan for Orcas Currents — On Sunday afternoon, April 29, Kwiáht Director Russel Barsh will deliver an Orcas Currents lecture on “The Marine Food Web: From Diatoms to Killer Whales.” This event will occur in the Orcas Island Community … Continue reading

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4/20/2018 1:01:11 PM

Friday – Sunday, May 4 – 6 and Friday – Sunday, May 11 – 13, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Grange — from Aaimee Johnson for Actors Theater — The 13th Annual PlayFest opens Friday, May 4 on The Grange stage. The following seven short plays will be brought to life—the culmination … Continue reading

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4/20/2018 11:05:10 AM

Saturday, April 28, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Midkiff Family Forest, Lopez Island — from Cailin Mackenzie for Northwest Natural Resource Group — Northwest Natural Resource Group is hosting a workshop on how to complete a forest inventory and estimate the volume and value of timber and woody biomass. This workshop will take … Continue reading

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4/20/2018 10:15:07 AM

Friday, May 11, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Orcas School Library — from Lorena Stankevich for Orcas Elementary School — Mark your calendars for Friday, May 11th and join us at the Orcas Island Elementary School Kindergarten Screening. Kids, bring your parents and questions. Meet school staff. Sign up for … Continue reading

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4/20/2018 10:14:38 AM

“Gear Up” Workshop for Marine Naturalists on April 21, and Earth Day Workshop on April 22 — from Tracie Merrill for Whale Museum — You are invited to join The Whale Museum for two special programs in April: the “Gear Up” Workshop for marine naturalists on April 21 followed by an … Continue reading

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4/20/2018 9:00:01 AM

While smiling at chirping grasshopper by Lin McNulty Again, you ask About my angst, My anger, and my aches You balk not At convoluted cryptic responses Meant to dispel any attempt at reason You spew magic From eons here again Straighten the mirror when necessary One might think You have … Continue reading

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4/19/2018 1:10:12 PM

Sunday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., All Islands — from Pete Moe for Orcas Recycling — Hundreds of volunteers throughout the San Juan Islands will gather on Sunday, April, 22, 2018 to celebrate Earth Day and participate in the Great Islands Clean-Up. In its 5th year, the Great … Continue reading

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4/19/2018 12:39:27 PM

— from Thomas Baldwin — Orcas Island School District finds itself in a novel situation, distinct from what has been business as usual for years. They actually have money that will allow them to develop a budget for the 2018-19 academic year that does not include layoffs, temporary or otherwise. … Continue reading

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4/19/2018 11:04:02 AM

Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Didier Gincig — Orcas Center presents “Orcas Rising” a wonderful evening of talented island musicians performing on Center Stage Saturday, April 28 at 7:30. The event promises to be an easy-going, fun local sharing of music, replicating an island living room … Continue reading

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4/19/2018 9:00:52 AM

Lola 2. by Leif So she’s buried now beneath the bird bath in my friendship garden (keeping an eye on those nuthatch teases) I still see her from the corner of my eye a small twitch of catlike stillness like she always did but now not just me a small … Continue reading

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