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Vendovi Island – A Model Nature Preserve

My husband and I met John Fluke, Sr., the owner of Vendovi Island, in the early 1980s while employed at his high tech engineering firm, John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc., in Everett, Washington. I helped the new in-house patent attorney … Continue reading

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What’s on Waldron Island?

Waldron Island is one of the outer primitive islands that is a bit “off the grid” and its 70 full-time residents like it that way. Most of the families, some of them fourth generation homesteaders, retrieve their water from private wells … Continue reading

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Matia Island’s Hermit

Anchorage at beautiful Matia Island is enjoyable, yet it depends on favorable weather in Rolfe Cove. In 1792, Spanish explorer, Francisco de Eliza, accurately named the island Matia, meaning “no protection.” Exposed to northwest and west wind, waves can build and … Continue reading

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