Remembering Phil McCracken
"A scion of early Anacortes families deeply connected to Skagit Valley's history and lore, he was the son and grandson of gold miners, saloon keepers, and city leaders...In time, Philip's career vaulted him to national and international fame, with exhibitions at the Willard Gallery (NY), Kennedy Galleries (NY), Whitney Museum of American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and Seattle Art Museum. His work is found in public installations across the country and in many private collections."[Read more]


Guemes Electric Ferry Close To Full Funding
According to the Skagit Valley Herald: "Legislation that recently passed the U.S. House includes an earmark for $8 million for the Guemes Island all-electric ferry project. If the Senate approves it, the $19.5 million project will be fully funded, according to Skagit County Public Works Director Dan Berentson."


The 2021 4th of July Parade

Chris LeBoutillier took these images of the 2021 4th of July Parade. [Read more]


Guemes Island Ferry Trail Project News
"The Guemes Island Ferry Trail Committee is thrilled to announce that we now have signed legal agreements for trail access from all 3 private property owners along the route. [Read more]


State-Wide Full Burn Ban In Effect
"A burn ban for all residential and land clearing fires in unincorporated Skagit County is in effect, and continues until further notice."


Skagit County COVID-19 Cases
July 22, 5457 cases (+17), 366 hospitalized, 79 deaths.


Guemes Island Property Sales  LAST SALE: 7.2.21


Determination of Non-Significance: Community Center



From Our Island Organizations

Friends of Guemes Island Shorelines