Business

Orcas Island TV coverage of businesses and business related events.

911 Outage: DEM News

November 6, 2013
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911 Outage: DEM News

For immediate release 11/6/2013 Friday Harbor, WA – A 911 and phone service outage is well into the second day in the San Juan Islands as local residents and responders continue to cope with the challenges of the phone outage. Centurylink has reported that there is a break in the fiber optic cable between Lopez andSan Juan Islands causing the service disruption. The break in the cable is limiting...

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75 Million Dollars in San Juan County

April 25, 2013
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75 Million Dollars in San Juan County

Islander members of San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade control 75 million dollars of economic activity each year. I’m a social impact investor and love putting a dual bottom line together. One that has both a sustainable financial engine and a positive social impact.. 3,180 other Islanders are participating as well. Today’s Islander Survey asks respondents to share the experiences SJI BST offers that...

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Google Glass FTC and Freedom of Speech

March 12, 2013
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Google Glass FTC and Freedom of Speech

“The Citizens United ruling did however remove the previous ban on corporations and organizations using their treasury funds for direct advocacy. These groups were freed to expressly endorse or call to vote for or against specific candidates, actions that were previously prohibited”. – wikipedia article on a Supreme Court decision clearing the way for Corporations to exercise political and other public influence under the new ‘Constitutional...

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San Juan Islands iOS Guide Features Video

March 4, 2013
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San Juan Islands iOS Guide Features Video

The San Juan Islands Smart Guide for visitors and islanders helps promote a socially conscience experience in the San Juan Islands, Washington State. This Spring, the San Juan Islands premier Guide, the San Juan Smart Guide now features: Locating Emergency Services, a nearby Pharmacy or emergency number is easy with the Smart Guide. I’ve designed this system to be your personal Guide to your...

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San Juan Islands Social Networks Grow

October 23, 2012
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have a home at sjibst.com . In 2009 Facebook launched a new approach – everyone could join and there were no network requirements. Over the past 4 years, San Juan Islands Social Networks have grown rapidly, driven by San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade and several other San Juan Islands social networks. Over half the traffic to the San Juan Islands Social networks comes...

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San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade invites Businesses

September 19, 2012
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San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade has become the community bulletin board, message exchange, lost pet and general interconnect among islanders in San Juan County. At recent count, over 7,000 postings remain in that membership group. Each member of the group must apply to enter the group and post. All postings are visible to anyone with a facebook account – according to Facebook, some...

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Apple New iPhone 5 Announced – Key Features

September 12, 2012
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iPhone 5 was announced on September 12th, 2012. This new iPhone is slightly larger, allowing a complete new line of icons. But that isn’t the feature that knocks me out. Apple has made a product that has twice the performance, reduced weight, improved the screen, camera and internet performance, and kept the price point the same. Amazing.. Read more after the jump. http://www.apple.com/iphone for...

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Orcas Island Featured Maker

September 7, 2012
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Over the past 4 years or so, Orcas Island TV has focused much energy and resources on bringing about local economic improvements. Unlike top-down efforts, like national programs and projects, or even State projects, OI TV has focused on local issues. One of the most popular efforts is reducing the difficulty and cost to find items in the local community. San Juan Islands Buy,...

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Orcas Electric Aircraft

August 18, 2012
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Orcas Electric Aircraft

In 1997 the Toyota motor car company delivered the first commercial, consumer hybrid battery / gasoline vehicle. By combining the benefits of high torque, highly efficient electric motors and small gasoline motors, Toyota proved to the world that there was a market for a high mile per gallon hybrid electric vehicle. Now the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are all electric driven cars. Wow....

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New Email Exclusively for San Juan Islanders and their Families

February 6, 2012
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