Shaw Island

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Shaw Island, Washington

9/24/2018 1:44:56 PM

Rat sightings on Shaw have been a topic of conversation the last few months. We haven’t had a rat problem for many years, although the other islands have severe problems.... Read more »

7/25/2018 8:18:36 AM

By Phil Ekstrom   In the very early days (that is before Janice and I were on the scene to observe) retired nurse Charlotte Lameroux provided most of the medical... Read more »

7/1/2018 3:21:22 PM

I could not find the dead body that several vultures seemed to be hunting, rocking back and forth less than 100 feet over my head. I did, however, think of... Read more »

3/13/2018 2:22:19 PM

Phil Ekstrom recalls the beginning of the Shaw Aid Team, which started with neighbors pitching in and sending away those that needed more care by outing them on a ferry.... Read more »

11/13/2017 3:12:13 PM

What, us worry? While many San Juan, Lopez and Orcas recycling groups and businesses are scrambling for solutions to China banning a significant portion of recyclables exported from the United... Read more »

4/28/2017 2:18:39 PM

As we await spring weather many people are anxious to get planting. However, for annuals such as vegetables, it is better to wait for warmer soil. In the meantime there... Read more »

3/16/2017 9:40:09 AM

Most of the cars on Shaw Island are newer than our 1991 ambulance. While the oldest cars can be held together with baling wire and a tolerance for the imperfect,... Read more »

6/1/2016 2:27:58 PM

Who knew that there were 26 actors and actresses on Shaw Island? We do, now that we’ve discovered a new form of entertainment. The Shaw Island Community Reader’s Theatre performed... Read more »

2/4/2016 9:30:15 AM

Bats can hear an insect walking. They eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour, live as long as 40 years and are the only mammal to truly fly. And... Read more »

1/9/2016 2:56:17 PM

Norma Elizabeth “Jerry” (Johns) Griffing, 93, of Shaw Island, Washington, went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of Monday, December 21, 2015. Jerry passed away peacefully... Read more »