Fall Festival in Orleans

Deja Coleman and Martina Mapatis watch the sun over the mountains while dressed in traditional regalia at the Orleans Elementary School Fall Festival last week. The School hosted the community event and coordinated activities such as acorn preparation, art projects, fern and pinenut preparation, and apple juice making with an apple press. Read More →

From Orleans to Washington D.C.

Teacher Kim Hyde and four of her students from Orleans Elementary School got the chance to watch history in the making, when they received tickets for the inauguration ceremonies of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Read More →

Dell’ Arte Orleans Style

The actor-teachers visiting Orleans Elementary were actually students themselves from the Dell’Arte School of Physical Comedy in Blue Lake and the week-long visit was the Dell’Arte equivalent of their final exam. Read More →

For the Birds

Birders looking at birds at Camp Creek in Orleans.The Tony Hacking Memorial Bigfoot Birding festivities started off on a delicious note with a potluck and slideshow at the Panamnik Building in Orleans April 30. Tony Hacking, a former USFS Wildlife Biologist who passed away a few years ago, was a well known conservation leader in the Orleans river community and helped start this fun-filled birding event. Read More →