Lummi Island Archives - Salish Current

Team JD completes R2AK on after week’s sailing from Victoria

June 21, 2024
Toby Cooper

Four island teens rang the traditional brass bell in triumph

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What tighter federal PFAS mandates mean for local contaminated communities

May 14, 2024
Sam Fletcher

Lowering the maximum allowed levels means that many local well tests are now close to or over the federal limit.

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Legislators throw a life ring to Washington’s ‘other’ ferries

February 21, 2024
Tom Banse
Increased state aid for Guemes Island ferry replacement and a new Kitsap hydrofoil ferry comes with a catch: voters must reject climate act repeal initiative.
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Islanders grapple with concerns over a finite resource: water

August 18, 2022
Clifford Heberden

Aquifers around the Salish Sea are at risk from seawater intrusion, exhaustion and the concern that replenishment could become more and more difficult with the changing climate.

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Lummi Island’s original Willows Inn was a local-food hotspot — 100 years before ‘locavore’ was trending

July 1, 2021
Matt Benoit

Today’s Lummi Island in Whatcom County is home to permanent and vacationing residents, local businesses — and a historic resort known for more than 100 years as The Willows.

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Community Voices / Trouble in paradise: Lummi Islanders react to a national exposé of its famous restaurant

May 20, 2021
Jean Godden

A historic inn on Lummi Island made national news lately when a story focused world attention on problematic operations. Locally, the report stirred mixed reactions from island residents

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