Give Orcas is Here!

And Here We GO! The 12th annual Spring Give Orcas Campaign launches this coming Wednesday, May 8th and runs through May 17th. WaHOOO! Give Orcas started as a way to leverage the funds the Orcas Island Community Foundation has to invest in the community each year. OICF...

Leaving a Legacy

OIFR Wildland Firefighters take to the track for Pack Test Leaving a Legacy Looking around Orcas, it is easy to spot the many legacy gifts that help make our community a great place to live. There is the school track, which was donated in honor of Bob Henigson thanks...

Thank You Board Members!

OICF Board of Trustees and Staff Thank You Board Members! Orcas relies on nonprofits to provide essential services. Food, housing and basic living support, arts and culture programming, senior services, early childhood education, and environmental stewardship are all...

Something To Smile About!

Something to Smile About! I am delighted to report that we are getting much closer to restarting a Dental Clinic providing free care on Orcas. The San Juan County Health department  has received grant funding to support care and is contracting with Dr Jessica Dubek,...

Bunny Vs. Polar Bear

A Little Spring Joy from Island Rides Bunny vs Polar Bear The Battle of the Ages is this Saturday at Moran State Park, when the Polar Bear takes on the Easter Bunny!  Well, not quite. But the Lion’s are hosting their Egg Hunt starting at 10 and the Orcas Island Rowing...

All Hands In

                         The Kiwanis and Park & Rec team hard at work! All Hands In The new playground is taking form at Buck Park, thanks to the Kiwanis and Park and Rec crew. They have been working tirelessly to get this up and open to the community. It will be...