Islander Jon Petrich Runs For Port Commission
Jon answers several questions: Why does Guemes vote for Port? How does Port affect Guemes specifically? How does the Port benefit Guemes? What is the advantage or disadvantage of having one of our own on Commission? [Read more]


Modified Burn Ban In Effect
A modified burn ban for all recreational, residential and land clearing fires in unincorporated Skagit County is in effect. Recreational and cooking fires, limited to 3 feet in diameter and two feet high remain allowed within enclosures and when safety precautions are followed.


2017 Ferry Fare Revenue Target Report

"Recommendations: In 2016, the fare box revenue exceeded the revenue target by $94,097; therefore, the Public Works Department is not recommending that a fare increase take place in 2017. However, in 2017, the Ferry Division’s budget is $2.8 million. In addition, a 5-week haul-out in March increased O&M expenditures significantly and also reduced fare box revenue. Therefore, 2017 fare box revenue is not projected to meet the revenue target." [Read more]

Skagit County Revenue Target Report


How Many Minis?   "Do you lay awake nights wondering how many Mini Coopers fit on the ferry? Wonder no more."  [Read more]


Skagit County Development Notices   7.5.17


Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 7.17.17

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