So, the real estate market is sluggish. Your town utility bill is going up. You’re paying more at the pump. There is a bright side: Overall, the island economy is not too bad.
Israel Aguayo has one year to get an attorney, build his case and get a green card. He has applied for a visa to keep him here temporarily, as his attorney recommended. But his case is still pending.
Record low tides — reportedly the lowest since 1916 — are creating opportunities galore for islanders who like to visit tidepools. The tides are also creating problems for Washington State Ferries. Puget Sound will be experiencing extreme low tides through July 5. Low tides will make it difficult for some vehicles to board ferries, according to WSF.
Amid a chorus of voices singing “So Long, Farewell,” students from Friday Harbor Elementary School gave an unexpected and heartfelt send off to Principal Jody Metzger on Monday. She was totally surprised.
Oren and Peggy Combs, owners and operators of the Front Street Ale House in Friday Harbor, have been recognized for their continued support of activities sponsored by the Friday Harbor Fire Department.