Topic: Transportation

Traffic Disruptions Next Week

Written on August 9, 2019 at 5:21 pm, by

Nash, Caines and Price Street Improve­ment Project Caus­ing Traf­fic Dis­rup­tion on Mon­day, August 12 through Fri­day, August 16th “Local Access to Nash Street will be com­pro­mised on the day that the cement treat­ed base is poured,” said Admin­is­tra­tor Wil­son. “We ask the local neigh­bor­hood, Mullis Senior Cen­ter and Fair­go­ers for their patience as we work  Con­tin­ue Reading

2019 Councours d’Elegance

Written on August 1, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

The Rotary Club of San Juan Island and the Sports Car Club of the San Juan Islands invite you to their 13th annu­al Con­cours d’El­e­gance car show at the San Juan Vine­yards on Sat­ur­day, August 24, 2019 from 11 AM to 3 PM wel­com­ing cus­tom and clas­sic vehi­cles. This year’s event poster is a stun­ning  Con­tin­ue Reading

Nash Street Project has Begun

Written on July 23, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

The Nash Street Realign­ment has begun. The bump out fea­ture is gone and changes are being made. While con­struc­tion is going on access from Argyle Avenue to Nash Street and Mar­ket Street will be lim­it­ed. If you need to get to the Senior Cen­ter or to Mar­ket­place, avoid con­ges­tion come in via Mullis Street instead.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Anacortes Terminal Survey

Written on July 5, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

The Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion is part­ner­ing with the Port and city of Ana­cortes to explore inno­v­a­tive pub­­lic-pri­­vate part­ner­ships to enhance the 35-acre fer­ry ter­mi­nal site. This could include com­mer­cial oppor­tu­ni­ties such as retail stores, lodg­ing and food options. WSDOT would like to hear from Ana­cortes and San Juan Islands res­i­dents, tribes and fer­ry  Con­tin­ue Reading

All Clear

Written on July 1, 2019 at 6:39 pm, by

Appar­ent­ly no bomb was found — they’re load­ing for Ana­cortes. Here’s the offi­cial word from WSF: M/V Elwha has been cleared to sail and nor­mal oper­a­tions will resume as soon as pos­si­ble. Sup­ple­men­tal sail­ings will be added to help accom­mo­date pas­sen­gers going to Fri­day Har­bor and return­ing to Anacortes.

Bomb Squad Arrives

Written on July 1, 2019 at 5:20 pm, by

By now you prob­a­bly know there was a bomb threat this after­noon aboard the Elwha. All fer­ry ser­vice to and from Fri­day Har­bor has been sus­pend­ed until the fer­ry can be cleared. The bomb squad (includ­ing two dogs) arrived and has just board­ed the ves­sel at approx­i­mate­ly 5:10 pm. Updates will be post­ed as more infor­ma­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ferry Fare Feedback Requested

Written on July 1, 2019 at 5:40 am, by

The Wash­ing­ton State Trans­porta­tion Com­mis­sion is look­ing for feed­back on pro­posed fer­ry fare increas­es for the next two years that will take effect in Octo­ber. You can learn more about the fare changes and pro­vide com­ments via the Trans­porta­tion Commission’s online open house You can also sub­mit feed­back by email­ing the trans­porta­tion com­mis­sion at Please  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Partial Fix

Written on June 22, 2019 at 5:51 am, by

Well here’s some good news, but sad­ly, not a whole lot… This is the fourth in the 3‑part series that became a 4‑part series mid-way through. Part Four: The Solu­tion (to see Parts 1 through 3, click below) Part One: The Prob­lem Part Two: The Cause Part Three: The Solu­tion Prob­lem Con­tin­ues Per­haps “The Solu­tion” isn’t such  Con­tin­ue Reading