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  • Orcas Today: Thursday, September 29th
    Zumba by Orcas Dance Fitness Thursdays at 8:00am at Orcas Athletics Join instructor Alyson Stephens in a workout that feels like a celebration! For more information call 360-376-5868 or email Sucia Island Field Trip September 29th from 8:30am-1:30pm at the Orcas Landing Tina Whitman, FRIENDS’ Science Director, will lead ... read more
    Source: Orcas Today
  • $451 M for Puget Sound Protection, Restoration Passes House
    — from Douglas Wagoner — Congressman: ‘this project will help facilitate restoration of river deltas, beaches, open coastal inlets, and barrier embayments within the region’ Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that the House has approved an effort he led – along with Reps. Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Jim McDermott (WA-07), ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Extra Sailing on Thursday, Saturday
    — from Washington State Ferries — On Thursday, September 29 and Saturday October 1, in an effort to accommodate extra travelers, the #2 vessel (M/V YAKIMA) will make an extra service trip at 1:55 p.m. from Anacortes to Orcas Island. … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Guest Opinion: Election Review Committee Process Free of OPALCO Mgmt/Board Input
    — by Terry O’Sullivan — [In response to recent opinions expressed in Orcas Issues,] and as one co-chair of the Election Review Committee, I want to ensure that everyone understands that OPALCO’s Board and Management are the wrong ones to ask why our Committee recommended what it did. Our Committee ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Warlords Battlecry III
    In the early 90s, when the limits of the gaming market were still being tested, a 2D turn based strategy game, with some minor roleplaying elements, titled Warlords was released by Strategic Studios Group after it was designed by the series creator and visionary Steve Fawkner.  The game itself was ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • 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
  • 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