Remembering Earl Cahail
Earl was raised in genteel poverty on Guemes Island during the Great Depression, on what he described as a stump farm, where he and his younger sibling Margaret "harvested a crop of rocks every year with our little wagons." [Read more]

2016 Ferry Fare Revenue Target Report [4.21.16]

Presentation To The Commissioners On The Guemes Ferry

Ferry Committee: No Ferry Fare Increase Recommended
The Ferry Committee and Public Works met several times because the Draft Report brought to light important differences of opinion about the methodology for developing and applying the Ferry Fare target.  [Read more]

Island Cleanup Day
Saturday, April 30, 1-4pm. Schoolhouse Park. Join with Guemes Island neighbors to clean up island shores and roadways...[Read more]

Ferry Tales: High-Fiving, Electrifying
No fare increase this year, no haul-out either, the search for electric ferry funds continues. [Read more]

The Comprehensive Plan Update
GIPAC's Comments On The Comp Plan Update

GIPAC Proposal Is Hardship On West Beaches
Mark Madden comments on the proposed Comp Plan Update

GIPAC Explains Reasoning For Building Code Recommendations
"The Guemes Island Planning and Advisory Committee (GIPAC) would like to correct some of Mr. Madden’s assertions and clarify the process and reasoning for the setback and height regulations in the building envelope of the proposed Guemes Zoning Overlay..." [Read more]

Signs and Wonders
"My mother used to be known by the ferry crew as, “The Lady in the Big Car.”  She drove a Buick that needed a couple tugs assisting to park it..." -Martin Taylor  [Read more]

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.  [Made By Guemes]

Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 3.29.16

From Our Island Organizations