Guemes Ferry Repaired and Back In Service
"The Coast Guard has cleared the repairs to the car ferry, and the Guemes will resume regular service at 5:30 pm Monday. Your safety is our number one priority, and we appreciate your patience while we made the necessary repairs to our steering system. "

[Monday 4:45] "Well, sometimes things just work out. Thanks to some new friends at a tug boat company in Portland, OR, who happened to have a spare hydraulic valve for us, the repairs to the ferry have been made. A big thank you to Bob Martin, our Mechanic, for driving to Portland last night and picking up the part this morning before heading to the shipyard to replace it. We will send out another notice if sea trials are successful and we get the Coast Guard's approval to return to service. "

Ferry Tales: Back To The Future
"The unsung  hero, in my mind, was ferry mechanic Bob Martin who drove to Portland Sunday night and picked up the part Monday morning. He drove back and on to the shipyard to replace the faulty part. His sense of obligation deserves commendation." [Read more]

Updated Mask Policy For Guemes Ferry
Now Federal law requires wearing a mask and that failure to comply constitutes a violation of Federal law. The USCG has been tasked with enforcing this. Masks are required at all times except when customers are in a vehicle with all of the windows rolled up. In any other situation, they are required; even if you are outside and can maintain physical distancing. When you are purchasing a ticket from our Purser from your vehicle, masks are required.... [Read more]

2020 Sheriff Reports On Guemes Island
112 Incidents throughout 2020. Again, no violent crimes or burglaries but many 'Other Incidents' which include alarms, weapons violations, suspicious circumstances, abandoned vehicles, vagrancies, runaway juveniles, assistance, etc.

Skagit County COVID-19 Cases
March 2, 4158 cases (+2), 266 hospitalized, 61 deaths.

Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 2.10.21

From Our Island Organizations

Guemes Island Historical Society

The Guemes Island Ferry Facts Coalition

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