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Gold Found on Crescent Beach

Two young beachcombers made the find of the century on Crescent Beach in early January this year.

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Predator Introduced on Orcas Island

In response to the exponential growth in deer, squirrel and rabbit populations, the Washington Department of Wildlife has started its Predator Reintroduction Program (PRP). Cougars, badgers, foxes and bobcats have already been introduced in remote areas of Moran State Park, … Continue reading

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Fix-It-Guy Back to Town

Yes, once again the Fix-it Guy is back in town.   Back from his extended vacation to the Bahamas and Cuba, he is back on Orcas blessing us all with his amazing skill.

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Retox Center Opening in Friday Harbor

Folks don’t have to relapse alone in their dark closets. They can now relax and relapse with their fellows who have fallen or jumped off the wagon in the warm comfort of the Retox Bar and Lounge.

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Big Mac is Coming to Town!

Here Comes the Big Mac! Yes, McDonald’s is finally coming to the Islands. San Juan, Lopez and Orcas Islands will all soon be seeing those Golden Arches.

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First Snowfall of the Big Winter

Orcas Island was stunned by its first snowfall of the year. Over three feet of pretty white snow fell on Orcas Island last night, catching residents and weather forecasters by surprise.

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Rinker Named Ambassador to North Korea

In his first presidential post nomination, President Elect Trump has named Washington State senator Kevin Rinker to the post of ambassador to North Korea. “That should get him out of my hair for a while,” said the Donald. “I never … Continue reading

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Trump Quits Presidential Bid

Just after receiving the nomination to the presidency, Donald Trump announced that he is not going to accept the nomination after all. “I just wanted to prove I could do it, but don’t really want the job. Mike Pence will … Continue reading

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Putin Visits Orcas

In an unexpected appearance in North America, Vladamir Putin will be coming to Orcas Island in early February.

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Ferry sinks in Fowler’s Pond!

In a rare, freak accident, the Ferry Yakima sank today in Fowler’s Pond. Washington State Ferry supervisor, Randy Newhart, was oddly moot on the accident.

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