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Islanders weigh in on streetlights

  • Today at 4:27PM

“We feel that low-level pathway lighting would be a positive addition to town,” said Chamber Director Lance Evans. He said the chamber's concern is with pedestrian safety, particularly on North Beach Road, as well as ensuring Eastsound is inviting to visitors after dark falls.

 

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Ferry travel tips from WSF

  • Today at 3:34PM

Washington State Ferries offered the following suggestions for ferry travel this summer.

OPAL responds to housing crisis

  • Today at 8:00AM updated at 12:30PM

OPAL Community Land Trust has obtained a purchase agreement on a 3.7-acre property on North Beach Road, just across the street from Children’s House.

It’s going to be a dry, hot summer | Editorial

  • Today at 11:42AM

For thousands of years we mostly upright humans have prayed to it, started wars over it, killed people in it and with it, built fancy huts to be close to it and tried to figure out ways to get out of it or get more of it.

Senator Ranker comments on transportation budget

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 2:06PM

This evening we passed a transportation package that makes an historic $6.1 billion investment in our transportation infrastructure. It funds a fourth ferry and provides $300 million in new operating funds to guarantee ferry service levels for over six years. It provides funding for critical projects in Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan Counties such as the Guemes Channel Trail, Sharpes Corner, and the Slater Road Interchange.

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