Guemes Island Named A 'West's Best Island'
In its August issue, Sunset magazine names Guemes Island as one of the "West's Best Islands", calling it "a throwback to the 1940s...big enough to support a monthly newspaper but small enough for opinions to differ as to whether the 1983 opening of the general store was a good thing..." [Read more]
Gerry Francis Appointed Fire Chief
Commissioners vote unanimously to accept Mike Stamper's resignation and appoint Gerry Francis as Guemes Island Fire Chief. [Read more]
Burn Ban In Effect July 15
The Skagit County Fire Marshal’s Office will modify the burn restrictions in unincorporated areas of Skagit County to allow recreational burning only...debris-burning fires are not allowed until further notice. [Read more]
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]
"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
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