Lopez Crowds Ferry Reservation Gathering

ferry reservations Jamie Stephens 2015 feature

— by Ann Palmer — The May 19  Town Hall meeting to discuss the ferry reservation system was standing room only. The meeting was hosted by San Juan County Council members Jamie Stephens and Rick Hughes – council liaison to the Ferry Advisory Committee (FAC) — Washington State Ferries (WSF) … Continue reading

OPAL Honors Mary Riveland and Justin Paulsen at 25th Annual Meeting

— from Judy Whiting — Community leader Mary Riveland and general contractor Justin Paulsen, owner of Terra Firma, NW, were honored, respectively, for their volunteer service and dedication to fair housing at the 25th annual meeting of OPAL Community Land Trust on April 29. Riveland was awarded the Sky Award, … Continue reading

Guest Column: Eastsound Water Sources at Normal Levels

purdue lake 2015 EWUA feature

— by Paul Kamin, General Manager, Eastsound Water Users Association — Much of Washington is discussing drought preparations for this summer due to the extremely low snowpack that accumulated this winter. EWUA’s water sources not dependent on snowpack. Purdue Lake on Buck Mountain (photo) filled this winter as normal, and … Continue reading