Fourth of July Parade
Tuesday, July 4, 11 am, North Beach. Hot Dogs at the Park at 12. [Read more]

Fourth of July All Wheels Show
Tuesday, July 4, 11:30 am - 4 pm, Community Center. Car, Truck, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Go-Kart, RV, Tractor Show.


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


Two Signed Up For Cemetery District Board
For Cemetery District 3 (Eden Cemetery on Guemes Island), no one has signed up for two seats opening: Position 2, which is currently vacant, and Position 3, currently held by Daniel Burnett. The county has announced a special three-day filing period, May 31 through June 2, for the two cemetery district seats. Islander Jon Petrich is running for Port of Anacortes Position 2 seat, now held by Bill Short.

UPDATE 6.8.17:  Andy Leech has signed up for Cemetery District 3 position 2 and incumbent Daniel Burnett has signed up for re-election of position 3. Franklin Crawford filed for election of position 2 of Fire District 17 now held by Chip Bogosian, who is not running for re-election. Dave Margeson signed up for re-election to position 3.


Feeding 100 Guemes Island Cattle   "Glen and Arn Veal have been baling hay on Guemes Island for more than fifty years." 2010   [Read more]


Skagit County Development Notices   4.27.17


Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 6.14.17

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