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  • Orcas Today: Monday, July 25th
    Dinosaurs and Volcanos Camp at the Funhouse Commons July 25th-29th from 9:00am-1:00pm Enrollment is $95 for members, $125 for non-members. Junior Sailing June 20th-August 18th at Westsound Marina Ages 8-15, enrollment is $120 per four day session. Reservations and payments can be made through the Sail Orcas website. For more… ... read more
    Source: Orcas Today
  • Eastbound Reservations Full From Orcas
    — from Washington State Ferries — For Sunday, July 24, eastbound vehicle space is fully reserved for the remainder of the day from Orcas Island. Space is still available departing Friday Harbor on the 6:30pm and 10:00pm departures only.* Limited drive-up space will be loaded on a first come, first… ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Guest Opinion | What Really Powers Your Electric Car?
    — from Tom Owens — OPALCO held a meeting (July 12) to examine future of energy for the Co-Op. Mr. Dauciunas is reported to have stated that since San Juan County gets 98% of its electricity from Canada (hydro, solar and wind) new electric cars here run on hydro. This… ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • The Whale Museum’s Lecture Series: Southern Resident Orcas
    Monday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m., The Whale Museum — from Jenny Atkinson — The Whale Museum is pleased to welcome Lynne Barre of NOAA Fisheries as part of the 2016 Summer Lecture Series on Monday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m. Barre will give us an update on NOAA’s Species… ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • 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
  • Civilization V Complete Edition
    No series of games did more to establish a genre in PC gaming than Firaxis Games’ Civilization series.  Since Civilization’s release in 1991 the Civilization series has set the standard by which 4x games are measured.  Civilization V’s, the latest title of the series, has continued this trend alongside its… ... 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