Topic: Ferries

Notable Stories of 2016

Written on December 30, 2016 at 5:26 am, by

As things slow down like they usu­al­ly do in the win­ter, it’s an oppor­tu­ni­ty to reflect on the past year and take a look at some of the events that affect us and shape us as we move into 2017. So in no par­tic­u­lar order, (oth­er than group­ing sim­i­lar things by cat­e­go­ry) here are some  Con­tin­ue Reading

WSF Halloween Costume Contest

Written on October 28, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

Win­ners get a behind-the-scenes fer­ry tour on Mon­day It is the fer­ry captain’s job to get dressed in uni­form every morn­ing and take the wheel of one of the state’s 22 fer­ries. This Hal­loween is a day like any oth­er for Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries (WSF) cap­tains, except they’re expect­ing a few witch­es, ghosts, gob­lins and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ferry Tail LLC

Written on July 7, 2016 at 12:43 pm, by

This just popped into the SJ Update mail­bag today. Take a look… Hel­lo San Juan Update, I thought you might be inter­est­ed in, our new web­site that allows own­ers of expir­ing fer­ry pass­es to post them online for sale. We were fea­tured on the chan­nel 7 Kiro news last week, and are on the front page of  Con­tin­ue Reading

When the Ferry Arrives in Friday Harbor

Written on July 3, 2016 at 10:54 am, by

This was enough fun when it orig­i­nal­ly post­ed 3 years ago that it seemed like a good idea to post it again. Enjoy… This is what hap­pens on Front Street when the fer­ries come and go. A pro­duc­tion of Dus­trude Pho­tog­ra­phy done for the San Juan Update. Three days of shoot­ing from many dif­fer­ent angles  Con­tin­ue Reading

FAC Public Forum

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:42 am, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Fer­ry Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee will be hold­ing a pub­lic forum on Mon­day May 23, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Coun­ty Coun­cil meet­ing room at 55 Sec­ond St, Fri­day Har­bor. The FAC is a vol­un­teer com­mit­tee appoint­ed by the coun­ty coun­cil to pro­vide a liai­son with Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries, and pro­vide  Con­tin­ue Reading