A raccoon kit at Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center - Contributed Photo/Wolf Hollow

They may be cute, but they're still wild

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Why is it a problem to directly feed young wild animals? It is all to do with what they are learning when they are youngsters. At this juvenile stage their parents are teaching them skills that will enable them to survive on their own in the wild for the rest of their lives, and they only have a few months to do it in.


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Orcas man charged with assault with a deadly weapon

  • Jul 16, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Jul 31, 2015 at 4:47PM

Orcas Island resident Peter William Sherman, 27, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon in the second degree for an incident on July 4 in Eastsound, Orcas Island. Bail was set at $10,000. Sherman is awaiting a trial set for Sept. 21.

First arthroscopy performed at PeaceHealth

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Orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Krusniak performed arthroscopic surgery on July 20 to repair a patient’s rotator cuff, the first surgery of its kind performed at PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor.

Lee Taylor named new deputy superintendent of Olympic National Park

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Lee Taylor, a 30-year career employee of the National Park Service, has been selected to serve as Olympic National Park’s next Deputy Superintendent.

Orcas man charged with identity theft and trafficking stolen property

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

An Orcas man has been charged with trafficking in stolen property in the first degree, identity theft in the first degree and identity theft in the second degree.

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