Ferry Tales: The More Things Change…
A boatload of questions about the process of designing and paying for a new ferry. [Read more]

Ferry Manager Responds To 'Ferry Tales'
"After reading “Ferry Tales: The More Things Change….” on linetime.org, we wanted to clear up any confusion about what’s going on with the Ferry Replacement Project." [Read more]


Proposed Anchorages Near Guemes Island
The Coast Guard proposes establishing official sites for marine traffic - tankers, tugs, barges and commercial fishing boats - to anchor in waters near Guemes Island. The public comment period closes August 9. [Read more]  •   Stephen Orsini's Comments On The Proposed Anchorages


Commissioners To Discuss Ferry Replacement
Tuesday, August 29, 5:30 pm, Community Center. Commissioners Wesen,  Dahlstedt and Janicki, Ferry Manager Rachel Rowe and Glosten Marine Architects: "Learn about our plan to use all-electric technology...A new vessel could be in service as early as 2020" [Read more]   [Meeting Agenda]


Dog Island Dog Show Registration Opens
Saturday, August 19, 11 am,  Schoolhouse Park. Dog Parade, Musical Chairs - Doggie Style, Costume Class, Best Bark or Howl...  [Read more]  •   [Register online]


Complete Burn Ban In Effect August 2
Due to hot weather conditions ahead and low fuel moisture levels, the Skagit County Fire Marshal’s Office bans all outdoor burning, including campfires. Enclosed outdoor gas-fueled appliances are still allowed, provided the use is over a non-flammable surface and is at least 10 feet from combustible materials or vegetation. Charcoal cooking appliances are allowed at private residences only. Discarded charcoal and ash should be doused with water and kept in a metal container, away from combustible materials, for at least 72 hours.


The Samish Indians of Guemes Island, 1792-1986  
"Great numbers of canoes containing entire families of Indians, the women and girls dressed in the brightest colors, passed Anacortes on Tuesday on their way home from the potlatch held at their rendezvous on Guemes Island."
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Skagit County Development Notices   8.1.17


Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 8.1.17

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