Sheriff Reports For Guemes Island In 2018
Guemes Island was a pretty safe place in 2018 - no violent crimes, no burglaries... [Read more]


Remembering Charles Martin
A a longtime resident of Guemes Island, he spent his retirement years traveling the world with Jo, crabbing with longtime friends, and entertaining at his island home. A lifetime wood worker, Chuck left an amazing collection of tools and half-finished projects! [Read more]


Guemes Island Ferry Public Forum
Saturday, January 26, 2 pm, Guemes Island Community Center. The Board of Skagit County Commissioners, along with representatives from Public Works and Glosten, will join Guemes community members for a discussion about the ferry replacement project, draft fare revenue target report and the 2019 vessel haul out, scheduled for February 24 through March 18.


A Proposal For Needs-Based Ferry Punchcards
The Guemes Island Ferry Committee proposes a pilot program...There are always folks...that find themselves already strained as ferry fares and property values, and thus taxes, increase on the island. [Read more]


$10M New Ferry Grant Request Fails
Skagit County applied for a $10 million grant from the US Department of Transportation BUILD program to help in the construction of a new $22 million, all-electric ferry to replace the current m/v Guemes. The list of 2018 grant recipients was released Tuesday and we are not on it. Skagit County's BUILD Grant Application

Ferry Manager Rachel Rowe: Unfortunately, Skagit County was not awarded funding in this round of the BUILD grant program. However, the Guemes Ferry Replacement Project is still a priority for Skagit County, and we plan to move forward in 2019 with preliminary and contract design with Glosten. We will continue to seek funding and apply for future federal and state grant opportunities.


Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 1.3.19

From Our Island Organizations

Next Up

Thursday, January 24, 2019
11:30 AM
Thursday, January 31, 2019
11:30 AM

Guemes Island Ferry Committee

Sunday, February 10, 2019
2:00 PM