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The wine bags I am making and selling will be to raise money for LICA at $10 each.  If you are interested in purchasing any of the bags, I will be making these for all occasions and holidays.  Please email, text or call me. Jesse > > READ MORE
Your Letters must mailed soon to be received by the 7th - Timing is crucial. The legislative calendar cut-off is March 8th In November 2022, Lummi Island Community Association (LICA) submitted an application for a grant from the Washington state Recreation and Conservation Office. This > > READ MORE
We apologize for the late notice, but we're also very excited to share in this journey! Come join us on Monday afternoon, March 6th, at 4pm for a celebration of the Totem Pole Journey at the Island Library, 2144 S Nugent.  > > READ MORE
Your donations support all our services throughout the year:  The Tome/eTome, Brown Betty, Island Directory, Grants, Community Website & Calendar, Events, Celebrations, and more. Please consider making your donation now if you have not already, as the amount we receive determines what funds we can > > READ MORE
Blood Donation takes less than an hour and each donation can save the life of up to three patients. Sign Up NOW ! LICA is excited to announce that the Bloodworks NW’s Mobile Blood Drive Team will be back on Lummi Island for a one > > READ MORE
Whatcom County Public Works proposes increasing ferry fares in 2023 to comply with the farebox recovery rate mandated in Whatcom County Code. The initial fare proposal was released on December 1, 2022, and reviewed in the Whatcom County Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee on > > READ MORE
Emergency repair work on a dolphin (group of pilings) at the Lummi Island Terminal will shorten ferry service over eight days in late January. The project contractor will work late evening and overnight, requiring ferry runs to end earlier than scheduled. Please plan ahead for > > READ MORE
I started teaching myself to sew during COVID.  As a kid I used to watch my grandmother sew.  She could make anything and I will always remember sitting and watching her.  This got me to thinking about a reusable gift that would not end up > > READ MORE
The Whatcom Chief will be out of service from 10:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28, for a planned end-of-the-year inspection of the ferry terminal facilities at both Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point.  Whatcom County Public Works would like to thank everyone for > > READ MORE
1) Lummi Island Community Association Annual Funding Starts Your donations support all our services through our annual budget:  The Tome/eTome, Brown Betty, Island Directory, Grants, Community Website & Calendar, Events, Celebrations, and more. In past years, we called your donation a subscription to the Tome, > > READ MORE
Everyone is welcome! Featuring: Ken Swanson on keyboard, Free cookies, hot chocolate, and cider. Friday Dec 16th, 7:00 to 8:30 PM @ the Grange Hall This is also an opportunity to purchaseLummi Island Caramels with 50% of sale price donated to the Grange! > > READ MORE
Not everyone had a chance to attend the Whatcom Chief 60th Anniversary party we had in Orchard Park (ferry overflow parking area).  It was a great time with music, food, and good conversations.  We also had the commemorative print available for sale.  Since then, a > > READ MORE
We have about 160 miles of coastline that we monitor for marine mammals in distress or deceased. We work under the authorization of NOAA and everything we do goes into a national database. We will train you to respond, including necropsies if you are interested. > > READ MORE
Blood Donation takes less than an hour and each donation can save the life of up to three patients. 2022/12/01 3pm Update: All of the appointment slots have been filled for December!   Thank you so much to everyone who has made an appointment. 2022/12/01 Noon > > READ MORE
PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION TO MEET AT THE GRANGE ON THURSDAY, Nov 17th, 2022 6pm (This Thursday) The Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Commission chooses different locations for its monthly meetings in efforts to gather opinions from all areas of the county – and it > > READ MORE
The Whatcom County Fire District #11 Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the 2023 revenue budget, Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 6:45 p.m. You may now attend in person at 3809 Legoe Bay Road, Lummi Island, WA  98262. Face coverings are > > READ MORE
Please Note: If you purchased a print BEFORE October 2022, we have a new version of the Ferry Design & History information sheet that came with it. Please contact us and we will swap it out for the new version. Turns out that the 1960’s > > READ MORE
The Lummi Island Community Association (LICA)  will have its Monthly Meeting onWednesday, October 26th 2022 at 7pmAt the Grange AND  via Zoom for those who might not be able to attend in person. Please go to Event Sign-Up to RSVP if attending in Person or > > READ MORE
We have made a few changes to the website and have more coming over time. Your Name and Avatar is on the Menu when you are Logged-In. It remembers the next time you use that device and Logs you in Automatically. If you wish to > > READ MORE
We have been advised that: Sometime October 27th - 28th we are being moved onto a newer Server by our hosting company. They generally try to do these migrations during the night to avoid interruptions. But things can also go Bump in the night and > > READ MORE
The Lummi Island Community Association (LICA) is seeking qualified persons to serve on our Board of Directors.This is an active board* so if you are ready to become more involved in your community this is a great way to do it. Please be ready to > > READ MORE
After 41 years as our editor, from the humble beginnings as the “Lummi Island Newsletter” to simply “The Tome”, Paul Davis is officially retiring on December 1st. At 96 years young, Paul has served the Island and shaped much of the dialog far longer than > > READ MORE
Well Fall is here. Leaves are changing to their vibrant yellows, reds and golds. Apples, pears and other fruits and vegetables are ripening and ready to harvest, Pumpkins are ready to be carved and we can still sunbathe in the 70-degree weather. Yes, it is > > READ MORE
You and your beloved pet are invited to join us for the Blessing of the Animals,  This Saturday, October 8th at 2:00 PM in the Lummi Island Congregational Church parking lot, 3913 Legoe Bay Rd.  All humans and pets are welcome! > > READ MORE

Updated: 2021/06/20 @ 7:28 pm Tark Henderson

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