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  • Network for Excellence in Schools Files Brief in McCleary
    — from Cathy Ferran — When NEWS and the State return to the Temple of Justice next week to appear before the Washington State Supreme Court, NEWS will ask justices to take a strong stand for schoolchildren and reject the State’s longstanding procrastination and excuses for failing to comply with ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Museum Fundraiser Auctions Private Lunch with Eastsound Mayor
    Saturday, September 3, Village Green — from Pegi Groundwater — This year at the Orcas Island Historical Museum’s Auction, you will have the rare opportunity to have lunch with Lewis, the Mayor of Eastsound. You will have a chance to bid on one hour of time with Lewis and a ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Noted Sitarist Will Play at Odd Fellows
    Sunday, September 4, 7:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall — from Jay Kimball — Deobrat Mishra, will perform in concert on Sunday, September 4, at 7:30 pm at Odd Fellows Hall. Deobrat Mishra is an Indian sitarist and composer. He is an exponent of the Benares Gharana school of Hindustani classical music. The Mishra family ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Orcas Today: Wednesday, August 31st
    Painted Pet Pals Fundraiser August 19th-September 15th Check out the Painted Pet Pals on display at businesses throughout town and seize your opportunity to take one home via silent auction! Any business that is hosting a Painted Pet Pal will also have a map to all of the additional locations. ... read more
    Source: Orcas Today
  • Dear Mindy: Origin
    Since the success of Valve’s Steam Client in revolutionizing the gaming industry’s distribution and marketing methods many major game providers have developed their own online platforms for supplying clients with products, support, and community.  Origin is Electronic Arts’ digital distribution platform and one of the primary digital outlets for EA ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Total War: Attila
    Creative Assembly’s Total War: Rome II was noted just after its release to be the worst Total War title to see the light of day.  Its excessive bugs and poor performance disappointed many fans of the previous Rome: Total War as well as franchise fans in general.  This was perhaps ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Warlock II: The Exiled
    After Paradox Interactive’s fun-loving, fantasy-filled 4x Warlock: Master of the Arcane became a surprise success it wasn’t long before fans of the game were delighted to learn that Paradox was producing a sequel.  Warlock II: The Exiled, which was released in 2014, brought improved performance, a greatly improved user interface, ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • February
    February was a rough month for us. Money was tight. The last two weeks were full of boat problems, it felt like our little home was rebelling against us. The toilet quit, we found mold, our batter charger died, which is pretty bad since that’s what’s responsible for the fridge, ... read more
    Source: LifePixelated
  • Adventure
    I’m sure if you’ve been alive for longer than five minutes you’ve heard people poke fun at western Washington weather. I mean, who would want to live somewhere where the record of sunny days in a year limits out at 58? Honestly though, I kind of love it. The wind, ... read more
    Source: LifePixelated
  • 1st
    I like taking photos. And rambling about my thoughts. Enjoy 🙂 This is where my husband and I got married a little over a year ago, taken by one of my best friends the morning of our wedding. It was pretty much a perfect day, and we felt blessed to ... read more
    Source: LifePixelated