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  • Orcas Today: Tuesday, February 21st
    Painting Class with Terry Johnson February 21st from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Orcas Center Madrona Room For more information about classes contact Terry at 360-376-1061 or Orcas Island Food Bank and Luncheon February 21st from 12:30-2:00pm at 116 Madrona Street Free lunch is served in the Fellowship Hall of the Orcas ... read more
    Source: Orcas Today
  • Students Treated to Private “Hidden Figures” Viewing
    — by Lin McNulty — Orcas Middle and High School students were treated to a private showing of the new film “Hidden Figures” on Friday afternoon at Sea View Theatre. The movie reveals an incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Guest Opinion | Discovering Lincoln on Orcas Island
    — from Pamela Doerr — Last summer a visit to the Country Corner laundromat became the setting for an unexpected historic moment. Usually a boring task, this conveniently-located complex turned into a lesson which revealed to me how close we really are to our Nation’s presidents. As we celebrate President ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Local Students Explore … Edible Insects
    — from Russel Barsh — Are easily-grown insects such as crickets the sustainable food of the future? The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) thinks so, and promotes international research identifying edible insects and ways of raising them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently granted hundreds of thousands ... read more
    Source: Orcas Issues
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Saga
    Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Saga is a real-time strategy game derived from the blending of the Star Wars hype produced by the prequel trilogy, and the golden age of real-time strategy games.  The RTS game Age of Empires II was released in that sweet spot of game development at the ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Civilization: Beyond Earth & Rising Tide
    The news that Firaxis was developing what would essentially amount to a combination of one of the principle 4x in space games, Alpha Centauri, which was released in 1999 to wide acclaim, and the hugely popular Civilization V, released in 2010, created a great deal of excitement in the 4x ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight
    After Electronic Arts successfully continued the Command & Conquer saga with its releases of Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and it’s expansion Kane’s Wrath in 2007 and 2008 respectively there was a great deal of hype and excitement when EA announced the fourth and final title of the current ... 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