Pocket-Size Peak Season
Get yours before the peak season ferry schedule begins May 20. Available now at Anderson's General Store for $1. Sale benefits LineTime.org and other community web sites.
Letters From An Island Son, Far From Home
Stefan Verbano grew up on Guemes Island, the son of Chris Damarjian and Larry Verbano. He is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia, Africa. These are his letters home:
Petitioning Island Hospital Commissioners
"If the three local hospitals choose to merge with one of the faith-based hospitals, there is a real danger that all three of our hospitals will be subject to Catholic Ethical and Religious Directives." [Read more]
Memorial Day Holiday Sailing Schedule
Friday, May 24: Normal Sailing Schedule, 6:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Saturday, May 25: Normal Sailing Schedule, 6:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Sunday, May 26: Normal Sailing Schedule, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Monday, May 27: Holiday Sailing Schedule (Saturday sailing schedule ending at 10:00 pm), 6:30 am to 10:00 pm.
Peak Season Schedule and Fares Monday, May 20
"The peak season will be in effect beginning May 20, 2013 through September 30, 2013. The peak season sailing schedule and fares can be found here. More runs are added during the peak season; however, the hours of operation will remain the same with the exception that, on Sundays, the last run will be at 10:00 p.m. The 10-trip convenience vehicle punch cards will go on sale on May 20, 2013. Please remember, the non-peak 10-trip convenience punch cards cannot be used during the peak season. They do not expire though, so be sure to hang on to any unused cards as they can be used again after October 1, 2013." - Captain Rachel Beck
Casperson Point Rename Approved!
On May 3 in Olympia the Washington State Committee on Geographic Names unanimously approved the renaming of the Guemes Island SE Point to Casperson Point. [Read more]
2013 Guemes Gold Scholarships
On Sunday, May 5, the 2013 Betty Crookes Guemes Gold Scholarship Awards were given in recognition of scholarship & community service to Jacqueline Anderson (Gold, $1500), Claire Woofenden (Silver, $1000), and Blaine LaCross (Bronze, $500).
Guemes Island Property Sales LAST SALE: 4.5.13