Two-day shutdown of international sailing 'irresponsible,' Ranker says

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59AM

State Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, said WSF's repositioning of boats gives the Edmonds-Kingston two boats and leaves the international run with none. “Historically, when a ferry is down elsewhere in the system, replacement ferries have come from the San Juan route," he said. "During the winter...."


Of feeding eagles & ruffled feathers | Letters

  • Today at 9:33AM

Personally, I don’t see much difference between a guy feeding eagles and people with wild bird feeders in their backyard. The issue here, is one of public safety.

Find out more about Ferries reservation plan

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

The roll-out of the reservation system is slated to begin in late December and early January, with the start of the winter sailing schedule.

Roots of iconic fabrics revealed

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 3:00PM

American Indian relied almost entirely on what was at hand, especially the cedar tree, known to them as the “tree of life.”

Get to know your volunteer firefighter

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:00AM

Potential closure of the station near home prompted now-Lt. Wood to join San Juan Island Fire Rescue

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