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We’re back…well sort of…Anderson Island Update

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We’re back well sort of…. we are looking for someone or many someone’s who would like to help us build up the site again.  If you have a interest in Anderson Island and would like to donate some time to help publish articles on events, people, and other interesting things happening on or around Anderson Island please send us a message!

Anderson Island Street Scramble Save the Date September 7th 2013

Are you looking for a fun way to explore Anderson Island? Try the Anderson Island on Saturday September 7th. The scramble starts at 10am and you will have three hours to visit the checkpoints and get to the finish line.  If you return late you will penalized for every minute you are late. Better notContinue Reading

Anderson Island Historical Society Annual Salmon Bake July 6th @ The Johnson Farm

It is that time of year for the Annual Anderson Island Historical Society Salmon Bake at The Johnson Farm. Saturday July 6th from Noon to 3pm join your friends and neighbors at The Johnson Farm for the annual Anderson Island Salmon Bake. Tickets cost $15.00 or $10.00 for the reduced dinner. The proceeds help AndersonContinue Reading

Anderson Island Peak Season Ferry Rates Go Into Effect May 1, 2013

It’s almost time for the annual Anderson Island Peak Season Ferry Rates to go into effect. Starting May 1, 2013 and lasting until October 1, 2013 Pierce County Ferry System will increase the rates collected to travel to Anderson Island. Here are the rate for the Anderson Island Ferry. Fares are for a round trip.Continue Reading

Anderson Island Proposed Changes to Ferry Schedule

Anderson Island Proposed Changes to Ferry Schedule

All residents of Pierce County are invited to two community meetings to learn about the proposed changes to the ferry schedule. You can attend the Community Meeting tonight October 29th 2012 at the Steilacoom Town Hall at 6pm The Steilacoom Town Hall is located at 1715 Lafayette Steilacoom, WA 98388.  The next opportunity is NovemberContinue Reading

Anderson Island Apple Squeeze Saturday Oct 13th

Anderson Island will have the annual Apple Squeeze this Saturday October 13th. From 11am until 2pm. Come and see the Recycrows sponsored by LeMay. Scarecrows made out of all recycled items.  There will be live music, food, fun, the last farmers market of the year, and much more. Don’t miss out! Bring the kids andContinue Reading

Will McNeil Islands Future Impact Anderson Island?

I was reading the The Tacoma News Tribune today and I came across the article on What’s Next for McNeil Island? I started thinking what if any impact the decision on McNeil Island will have on Anderson Island? Will this be a benefit to the island? or will it negatively impact the island. The articleContinue Reading

Anderson Island Ferry Schedule Adjustments for Fourth of July Week

The Anderson Island Ferry will have a modified schedule during the Fourth of July holiday week. In an effort to reduce delays for visitors to Anderson Island. Pierce County has a second ferry on standby to help out in case of heavy traffic to and from Anderson Island. This is welcome news for anyone thatContinue Reading

Anderson Island Historical Society Traditional Salmon Bake July 7th 2012

The Anderson Island Historical Societies Annual Traditional Salmon Bake will be held Saturday July 7th. 2012                     A traditional Salmon Bake with wild salmon or ribs cooked on the outdoor grill, corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, beans, garlic bread, beverage, and strawberry shortcake. Noon-3 p.m. July 7. Held atContinue Reading

Steilacoom Ferry Terminal Remodel Completed Opens May 22nd. Anderson Island Travelers Will Enjoy!

The ferry terminal in Steilacoom has been closed since January for remodeling. When traveling to Anderson Island you had to use the temporary ticket booth on the dock. As of May 22, 2012 this will all change for the better! Pierce County is completing the half million dollar renovation on the ferry terminal. As partContinue Reading

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