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The sixteenth census of the United States found 233 people living on Guemes Island, 30 fewer than in 1930 but more than in 1960 and 1970. The Census...
The Samish used canoes to cross Guemes Channel until the early 1900s. 1890: The steam tugboat Iola ran from Ocean Dock to North Anacortes on Guemes...
  Western Washington University recently posted two broadcasts from KVOS Television archives, "regarding the 1966 attempt by Northwest Aluminum...
After the Assault, Islanders Begin Recovery Process "From midnight of December 28th, to nine o'clock the next morning, hurricane-force winds caused...
      The author, Gertrude Howard and her husband Bob discovered the charm of Guemes Island in the mid 1940’s. They became...