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Orcas, Washington is located in San Juan County. Zip codes in Orcas, WA include 98280. More Orcas information.

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Saturday Jul 19 | San Juan Islander

Community Solar for our Schools

Your participation in Community Solar for our Schools will provide our students with renewable energy education and will generate renewable solar energy for our schools, reducing our schools' electricity costs.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Orcas Island’s farmer-chef

Jay Blackinton on the front porch of Hogstone's Wood Oven on Orcas Island. Photo: Maddie Meyer/The Seattle Times More than a few disaffected youths have found fulfillment through hard work and a lot of them end up in restaurant kitchens.


Sun Jul 13, 2014

The News Tribune

Orcas Island: Mountain bike trail proposed at Moran park

A public meeting will be held July 21 on Orcas Island to discuss a proposal to develop a mountain bike trail in Moran State Park.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Got a reservation? State ferry system plans to start signups for San Juan Islands run

Aerial view of flying into Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The San Juan Islands are getting a lot of national attention as one of the best summer vacations, and Washington State Ferries are planning to implement reservations starting in January.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

San Juan Islander

Calls for Orcas Fire and EMS up 13 percent over 2013; 40 percent over 2012

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue responded to 57 calls in June, 40 were for emergency medical services.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

What's up on the beach? More than you might think

You may be surprised to learn that there are two kinds of marine fish, Pacific sand lance and surf smelt, that use the upper portions of sand and gravel beaches to spawn and incubate their eggs.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

San Juan Islander

WA State Parks invites the public to comment on a trail plan proposal for Moran State Park

July 3, 2014 - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is holding a public meeting on Orcas Island to discuss a proposal to develop a mountain bike trail in Moran State Park.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

PHOTOS: Orcas, foxes, eagles and deer from the San Juan Islands

KHQ.COM - KHQ photographer, Reed Schmitt enjoys taking photographs as a hobby. We are very lucky to have him on our team and wanted to share some of his recent work from a trip he took to the San Juan Islands.


Fri Jun 27, 2014


Islands of Orcas and Eagles

SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. - I was perched on a boulder along the rocky cove at San Juan Island's Lime Kiln Point State Park, enjoying the midsummer breeze and the play of sunlight on the ultramarine water.



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