Today On Orcas Island

Economic Development Council Presentation
January 14th from 5:30-6:30pm via Zoom
Islanders interested in makerspaces and sustainability are invited to join the EDC to hear about “closing the loop.” Nikyta Palmisani, the Training, Education & Outreach Coordinator for Lopez Solid Waste, will discusses possibilities and challenges in using waste materials in new, locally-made products. Registration is required but, due to privacy concerns, registration is limited to adults over 18. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.sanjuansedc.org/makerspace-system/.

Conservation Agriculture Resource Team Public Meeting
January 14th at from 5:30-7:00pm via Zoom
The purpose of this meeting is to gather input on the draft report of recommendations for future agricultural operations at the Land Bank’s Coffelt Farm Preserve. CART will present an overview of their process, public survey results, and drafted recommendations. A community discussion will follow. To attend the meeting, please register here: http://bit.ly/CARTmeeting  For those unable to attend, the public may also provide written feedback by January 20th to Charlie Behnke, San Juan County Land Bank Agriculture Program Coordinator, at charlieb@sjclandbank.org. 

Some restaurants are open for social distance dining and others are continuing with take-out/delivery options. Plan to call ahead to confirm that they are open, but we encourage supporting the small businesses in our community during this time, if you are able! This includes boutiques and other shops across the county.

BUSINESSES THAT ARE OPEN IN SOME CAPACITY: Call to confirm specific dine-in, take-out, curbside or delivery information.

  • Island Market
  • Orcas Food Co-op
  • Island Hardware
  • Orcas Island Library
  • Lorna’s Nursery
  • Darvill’s Bookstore
  • Orcas Island Pottery
  • The Cottage Gift Shop
  • Tres Fabu
  • Orcas Events
  • Eco Cleaners
  • Morning Star Farm
  • Eastsound Liquor & Wine
  • Orcas Village Store
  • Printshop Northwest
  • Omari Beauty Bar
  • Orcas Arts & Gifts
  • Axe & Wedge
  • Warm Valley Orchard Studio & Farm Stand
  • Orcas Auto Tech
  • Pawki’s Pet Store
  • Monkey Puzzle
  • Omari Beauty Bar
  • Olga Artworks
  • Salish Real Estate
  • Sequel
  • Madrona Point Insurance
  • Olgas
  • Girl Meets Dirt
  • Material Wit
  • Clever Cow Creamery
  • Matthew’s Smokehouse & Deli at Deer Harbor Inn
  • Wild Island
  • The Kitchen
  • Catkin Cafe
  • Roses Bakery & Cafe
  • Clever Cow Creamery
  • Country Corner
  • Brown Bear Baking
  • Deer Harbor Inn
  • Luna’s Cafe & Three Sisters Bakery
  • Island Hoppin’ Brewery
  • Boathouse Ciderworks
  • White Horse Pub
  • Enzo’s Caffee & Gelateria
  • Madrona Bar & Grill
  • The Inn at Ship Bay
  • Outlook Inn
  • New Leaf Cafe
  • The Lower Tavern
  • Voyager Sandwiches & Seafood
  • Mijitas
  • Orcas Hotel
  • Doe Bay Wine Co.
  • The Sugar Shack at Cascade Lake
  • Orcas Island Winery
  • Orcas Island Distillery
  • Peace & Plenty Flower Farm
  • Darvill’s Coffee Bar
  • Island Pie

We are doing our best to keep our list and current information updated. If you know of any other promotions being run by local businesses, please reach out to support@orcasonline.com and watch here for more updates!

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Local Representatives
District 1: Christine Minney Website
District 2: Cindy Wolf Website
District 3: Jamie Stephens Website
State Representatives
Debra Lekanoff (40th Rep. #1) Website
Alex Ramel (40th Rep. #2) Website
Liz Lovelett (40th Sen.) Website
Federal Representatives
Rick Larsen (2nd Rep.) Website
Maria Cantwell (US Sen.) Website
Patty Murray (US Sen.) Website
City & Community Services
County Contacts
County Clerk (360) 378-2163
San Juan County District Court (360) 378-4017
San Juan County Sheriff’s Office (360) 378-4151
Libraries
Orcas Island Public Library (360) 376-4985
OISD Library (360) 376-1514
Orcas Public Schools
Orcas Island School District (360) 376-2284
Community
Senior Center (360) 376-2677
Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce (360) 376-2273
Emergency Services
Orcas Island Fire Dept (360) 376-2331
Media
Island’s Sounder (360) 376-4500