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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 Building Lots Amazing Values Summer 2013

Building lots on Anderson Island are such a great value. You can (as of this post) pick up a building lot on Anderson Island for under $3,000 There are dozens of lots for sale that are value priced. The lots come with Electricity and Water available in the street.  The lots also include access toContinue 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

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

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

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