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  • Deer Harbor Bridge Work Continues
    — from John Van Lund —   Crews will begin backfilling both the east and west abutments with gravel, and will continue placing scour protection, which is a barrier of large rocks that helps minimize water erosion. Cofferdam sheet piling was removed from the east abutment last week (see photos ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Olga Celebrates Midwinter with Potluck, Gift Exchange
    Saturday, December 10, 5:30 p.m., Olga Community Center — from Lorna Rhodes — Everyone is welcome to the Olga Christmas Potluck, Saturday, December 10 at the Olga Community Center, hosted by Ruthie Dougherty and Lorna Rhodes. Social hour begins at 5:30 and we sit down for dinner at 6-6:30. Please ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Letter to Editor | Consider a Gift to Orcas
    — from Bob & Marsha Waunch — Let’s all consider giving a gift to ourselves and the entire island this holiday season – the gift of long-term assurance of quality health care. The campaign to raise $750,000 for the OMF/UW Medicine Fund is off to a great start with $257,000 ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Orcas Today: December 2nd-4th
    Ladies Intermediate Tennis Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:30-11:00am at the Buck Park Courts This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up. Children’s Story Hour at Darvill’s Bookstore December 2nd at 11:00am Bring your kids in for story time with Jude–and why not enjoy a coffee while you’re here! ... read more
    Source: Orcas Today
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II
    The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth was very well received by series fans and real-time strategy gamers and is arguably the best RTS representation of the Lord of the Rings trilogy yet produced.  When Electronic Arts announced the upcoming release of The Lord of the Rings: ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
    Two hefty expansion packs, numerous DLC, and a vibrant modding community combined to give Civilization V a long full life in the gaming community and formed what will probably be an enduring legacy.  When Firaxis announced the development of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI in May of 2016 the fanbase was ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • 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
  • 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