Kathryn Bowes

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Where’s the best view?”

I’ve lived on Orcas Island for about 18 years. Working as an Island Realtor I get asked a lot of questions from new clients looking to buy their island dream home. One of the most frequently asked questions is “I …

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Hike in Moran State Park. Pick-up your map in the main park area, just past the park entrance on Olga Road. The big kids can swim at the lake in a roped off sandy beach area. After your hike …

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Anacortes Farmer’s Market

ANACORTES Farmer’s Market – Located at 611 “R” Ave. near Rotary Park & Cap Sante Marina

If you are looking for a fun and lively Farmer’s Market, try the Saturday Farmer’s Market in Anacortes (on Fidalgo Island).
Anacortes is surrounded …

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Wings Over Orcas Island-An Aviation History

Historical Matinees June 12, August 21, Sept 18

This year featuring elements of aviation history on Orcas Island
Matinees are held on Sundays at 3:00-4:40 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Hall.

All focus on elements of aviation history on the …

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6 Tips for Getting More Sleep

Here in the Pacific Northwest spring/summer is a popular time for activities and visitors. By August we have long days of sunlight–– some evenings the light lingers well past 10 p.m. and first light appears as early as 5:00 a.m.

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Upcoming Easter Events

Easter Eggstravaganza at Cascade Lake on Orcas Island
On Saturday, March 26 at 10 a.m. SHARP the Orcas Island Lions Club will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt. This free Eggstravaganza
will take place at the Cascade Lake Day Use …

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A Better Way to Get Your Milk!

Did you know the Orcas Food Co-op offers fresh, local organic milk in reusable containers? Every Tuesday organic milk from grass-fed cows is delivered directly to the Orcas Island Co-op from Fresh Breeze Organic Dairy in Lynden, Washington. Not only …

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