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2/18/2018 9:11:50 AM

— by Rosie Kuhn — I Don’t Know What I Want The most important question, and the initial question, that I pose to any new client when starting a coaching relationship is, “What is it that you want?” You’d be surprised but more often than not, people are challenged to … Continue reading

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2/17/2018 9:29:49 PM

— from Janine Heimerich — With cold weather moving in and overnight temperatures forecasted to dip into the 20s, the Orcas Island Severe Weather Shelter will be open Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights (Feb 18, 19, and 20). The Severe Weather Shelter is held in the basement of the Community Church.  Doors open at 7:00 … Continue reading

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2/17/2018 1:48:52 PM

— from Craig Abolin — I fully support, and will vote YES for, the establishment of an Orcas Island Public Hospital District (PHD) when I receive the ballot in the mail this coming April. In order to assure a fair distribution of the PHD taxes to the medical practices on … Continue reading

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2/17/2018 9:11:34 AM

— from San Juan County Sheriff’s Office — February 7, 2018 18-000870 Accident-NonInj 05:03:37 02/07/18 A Deputy responded to a one car non-injury collision in Friday Harbor. Information was gathered, car towed, and report made. 18-000876 Found Property 13:11:31 02/07/18 A complainant brought an iPhone to Dispatch, stating he had … Continue reading

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2/16/2018 3:47:39 PM

— from Kristen Wilson — Pamela Wright, Director of Strings at Orcas Island High School, and violinist Paris Wilson, Junior at OIHS, returned from New York City earlier this month with memories to last a lifetime. Their trip was part of the Carnegie Honors Performance Series. Each year the Honors … Continue reading

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2/16/2018 2:59:08 PM

Thursday, February 22, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — from Susannah Weaver for Orcas Center — The National Theatre production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, broadcast live from London’s Young Vic Theatre streams live to the Orcas Center screen on Thursday, February 22, 7:30 p.m. The New York Times … Continue reading

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2/16/2018 1:08:33 PM

Monday – Friday, March 5 – 9, Olga Community Club — from Caroline Buchanan — Caroline Buchanan is offering her once-a-year Drawing Retreat on March 5, 6, 8, 9 at the Olga Community Club. She has developed a reputation for turning those who are convinced they cannot draw into amazed … Continue reading

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2/16/2018 11:16:22 AM

“Can you explain to me why gun violence is worse than, or even different from, truck violence?” –by Steve Henigson — A favorite cousin, herself one of the parents of a young-adult son and a ‘teenage daughter, has just written to me (her go-to “gun guy”) as follows: “…Of course, … Continue reading

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2/15/2018 1:08:09 PM

— from the Orcas Island Education Foundation Board — The cheese does not stand alone. Especially when it comes to grilled cheese. The Orcas Island Education Foundation wants to thank the almost 200 people who came to our 1st Annual Grilled Cheese showdown. You were all incredibly delightful, and full of … Continue reading

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2/15/2018 12:31:11 PM

Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Orcas Center — from Kathleen Youngren — The Orcas Center Visual Arts Committee is proud to present Cheryl Richey, an accomplished and exciting abstract artist who has shown her work in numerous art galleries throughout the Northwest. Cheryl’s spontaneous and experimental mixed media … Continue reading

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