Sep 25, 2013
Journal of the San Juans
Sailboat runs aground, sinks near Obstruction Island
Listing to one side, a 30-foot sailboat that ran aground near Obstruction Island the night before sank in the early morning hours of Sept.
Orcas Island off the Washington coast is a hidden treasure
Weather can be unpredictable, so bring layers of clothing. On average, there are 247 days of sunshine a year on the island and half the rain of Seattle and Portland.
San Juan Islander
OIFD Chief O'Brien's report
Orcas Island Fire and Rescue EMS personnel responded to 71 calls from July 8-August 12, 2013 The firefighters responded to 38. The year-to-date total for EMS is 392 and 151 for fire.