Ferry Matters Newsletter Summer 2014
"This year we are replacing five dolphins on the Anacortes side. This project will start July 14 and...continue into late August. At times, runs may be delayed or even cancelled....The ferry will be dry docked in Seattle, from September 24 through October 14..."
Ferry Tales: Spare No Expense Spare
"Spare no expense to save money on this one." [Read more]
Guemes Ferry Dock Maintenance
"Ferry dock maintenance started June 23rd at the Anacortes and Guemes Island Ferry Docks and will continue until July 14, 2014. The ferry will run on its regular sailing schedule and there shouldn’t be any service disruptions. Culbertson Marine has already replaced the live load hangers and they are in the process of applying new non-skid material to the deck of the aprons. Most of the work will take place after hours, with work starting around 9 pm, or later. The apron flap replacement is scheduled for the nights of Monday, June 30, 2014 and Monday July 7, 2014. There may be other nights where they are working between now and July 14, 2014 in order to finish up other tasks. For more information, please call Rachel Rowe, Ferry Operations Division Manager, at (360) 336-9400."
"A new Guemes Island event celebrating canine skill, love, humor and affection will take place at School House Park, Saturday, August 16 from 11 am to 2:30 pm. All dog owners and spectators are invited to the Dog Island Dog Days of Summer Dog Show, a perfect time to show off your pet, its tricks, costume, beauty, or other attributes, with a chance to meet and admire others..." [Read more] • Registration is now open!
Ferry Replacement Plan Open Work Session
"Public Works would like to thank everyone who submitted input during the open comment period for the Ferry Replacement Plan...Before Public Works issues a response to all of the questions and comments, there will be an open work session held with the Board of Skagit County Commissioners." [Read more] • Public Comment On Ferry Replacement Plan
Guemes Fire Chief Stamper Resigns
Files workplace harassment complaint. Gerry Francis named Interim Chief. [Read more]
New Books In The Library [Read more]
Leo Osborne has added a wonderful painting and sculptures to the shop.
LineTime has long wanted to celebrate and promote the artists and craftspersons of Guemes Island and we found a way that benefits them and island organizations. We will continue to add to the shop and add organizations to the donation list, so stop by often. [Made By Guemes]
Guemes Island Property Sales LAST SALE: 6.5.14