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  • Island Portrait: Manager Jack Hartt says bittersweet goodbye to Deception Pass State Park

    Jack Hartt still remembers the campsite, fire and tent from when his family first came to Bowman Bay in Deception Pass State Park when he was 4 years old. Now, 59 years later, he’s retiring from managing the park he came to love along with the people he met and worked with during the past 14 years.
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  • Carvers showcase talents at 98221 Studio Tour

    Each Thursday, the Beaver Lodge, a small building tucked behind the Samish Indian Nation Administration Office, fills with people who turn, shape and carve pieces of wood into works of art. The carving circle, led by tribal member Tsul-Ton, aka Bill Bailey, showcased their art during the second annual 98221 Studio Tour this weekend.
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