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Anderson Island Job Opening

Anderson Island is hiring! Ok at least the Riviera Community Club restaurant is. If you are considering living on Anderson Island having a job on the island would make life much less complicated. Make sure you tell them Explore Anderson Island told you about the job opening. Next time maybe they will reach out toContinue Reading

Anderson Island Ferry System Changes Jan 1st 2012

Changes to Anderson Island Ferry Coming. Starting January 1, 2012 Pierce County is making changes to the Anderson Island ferry service. The ferry that serves Anderson and Ketron Islands will begin to charge new higher fares. Adults will be charged $5.00 Seniors and disabled passengers will pay $2.50. Children under six ride free. This isContinue Reading

Anderson Island 2011 Holiday Bazaar November 25th and 26th.

Anderson Island Community Club Annual Holiday Bazaar       November 25th and 26th 2011 from 9am to 4pm Food, Fun, and Shopping. Photos with Santa from 11am to 2pm Bring the kids! Snack bar open from 10:30 to 2:00 What a great opportunity to get out an see Anderson Island and do some holidayContinue Reading

We’ve Lost our Weather Updates.

Hello Fellow Anderson Island enthusiasts. The plug in we were using to provide the weather updates has been terminated by Weather dot Com. We are looking to find a new weather plug in and hope to have this situation fixed quickly. Thanks for stopping by and visiting the site. We have some new Fall andContinue Reading

Pierce County Council Debating Raising Cost of Ferry Service to Anderson Island

The Pierce County Council is considering as part of the 2012 budget for Pierce County raising the cost of a ferry trip to Ketron and Anderson Islands. Currently off peak ferry fares for a car and driver are $15.80 the budget proposal would raise the fare to $16.80 Peak rates are currently $19.00 for aContinue Reading

Low Tides This Weekend Might Hamper Ferry Travelers to Anderson Island

Due to the lowest tide for the remainder of 2011 travelers to Anderson Island might face some challenges with the ferry system.  Pierce County is placing load restrictions on vehicles for the remainder of the weekend through Tuesday July 5th. If you are thinking of taking a large vehicle to either Anderson or Ketron IslandContinue Reading

Long time no updates

Due to many conflicting projects we have not been able to update Explore Anderson Island as frequently as we would like. We are looking for someone who would like to assist us with keeping the site up to date and fresh. If you are interested please leave a comment in this message with a wayContinue Reading

Pierce County Community Plan for Anderson Island

While most of the information provided in this post will be considered old news to residents of Anderson Island it is my hope that for people who are interested in visiting Anderson Island with the possible intent of living on the island either part time or full time this information will be of great valueContinue Reading

Anderson Island Cemetery Records

I was surfing the Internet tonight and while searching for things related to Anderson Island I found a webpage that has a list of the people who are buried in the Anderson Island Cemetery. At first this kind of gave me the chills then I realized that webpages like this one are amazing research sitesContinue Reading

Anderson Island Old Fashioned Country Island Fair is September 4th. 2010

The old fashioned country island fair will be held  Saturday September 4th. All proceeds from fair benefit the Anderson Island Community Club. The Community Club is looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of the fair. If you are interested in helping out you can visit the Anderson Island Community Club by following thisContinue Reading

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