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Local Islanders

Orcas Island Food Co-op Survey Results

Islanders have the amazing San Juan Island Food Co-operative as a great example of a community centric, healthy foods oriented, locally owned non-profit food store. San Juan Island Food Co-op members and leadership met with several Orcas Islanders back in…

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Islander, Local Economy Evangelist Alex Huppenthal Launches Startup Weekend Aspen

Since 2009, Orcas Islander and Aspen business owner Alex Huppenthal has volunteered time to design and develop online services for Islanders that build local community fabric, and strengthen the local economy. Teach by doing and experiential learning is precisely what…

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Aspen Public Radio’s Tom Egan and Orcas FM Radio

Tom Egan graciously spent time with me today to talk about Aspen Public Radio. Aspen Public Radio helps connect to the community through local talent and production as well as nationally through NPR and even through BBC. Aspen Public Radio…

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Hangar Talk: “Gloves for iPad”

Podcast Number One.. From Orcas Island. recorded May 10, 2013, at Magic Air, Orcas Island Airport, Eastsound, WA. Review of Richard Bach’s new book “Travels with Puff”, talk of the downtown Putt-Putt golf course. More Billboards on the way, or…

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Value of Social: San Juan Islands

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Its Bicycle Day

“April 19, 1943, Hofmann performed a self-experiment to determine the true effects of LSD, intentionally ingesting 0.25 milligrams (250 micrograms) of the substance, an amount he predicted to be a threshold dose (an actual threshold dose is 20 micrograms). Less…

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Yahoo! Weather Shows Off Beautiful apps – iOS and Android

I alway check the weather here in the Pacific NW. Not that the rain ever stops me. I love the rain and the sunshine. You probably do as well. And I use the built-in Apple iPhone weather app. Today, Yahoo…

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Orcas Beauty: Music and Grace McCune

Orcas Island is beautiful in so many ways. Beyond the turquoise blue seas, deep forests and fresh water lakes Orcas island’s human treasure include a wonderful artist, Grace McCune. Attending one of Grace’s performances is something every Islander should plan…

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San Juan Islands: Smart Guide – Free Listing

Visitors to the San Juan Islands will enjoy the iPhone app, a guide to the San Juan Island region. Includes everything you need to rest easy and enjoy your visit to the Islands.

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San Juan Islands: Access is a Broadband Right?

Is Internet access a right? Is a Broadband Right even a human right? Do we live fundamentally better lives by communicating? Switzerland, Finland think so. Google offers 1 megabit free service. What will our local Broadband organization offer? If we…

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