Flags at Half Mast for Ted Eitelbuss

• impromptu gathering to remember Ted • 5 pm Sunday, August 19 — at the new WPH park  Our dear neighbor Ted Eitelbuss died Thursday morning, Aug. 16. A full obituary will be posted soon. As the news spread around the waterfront community, flags were flown at half mast. Issaquah is... Read more

Gary Appleton Dies

Gary Appleton, longtime resident of the Appleton Ark near the new Van Damme Dock, passed away in July. Gary moved to Sausalito from the Monterey Peninsula in 1959 and established his career as a commercial painter. But his true passion was his home in Waldo Point. Originally a pile driver... Read more

WPH Wins Beautification Award

Waldo Point Harbor has received a 2018 Beautification Award from Sausalito Beautiful, a non-profit group of volunteers working to create, enhance and protect public landscapes in and around town. Sausalito Beautiful Awards Chair Maureen McCoy recognized that the harbor has “improved the aesthetics of a Sausalito public space through either... Read more

Dock Party Season is Here

On June 22, Issaquah neighbors and friends gathered to welcome back dock alums Emily and Stuart Riddell. Having moved to Southern California, the Riddells traveled back up here for an annual bluegrass bash at Grass (where else?) Valley. Over on East Pier two days later, they didn’t even need a... Read more

Issaquah Art Show & Sale Sept 8

The work of 16 artists, in ten floating homes, will be exhibited in a celebration of art, floating home life, and creativity on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Artists@Issaquah show and sale will feature glass, jewelry, painting, photography, and sculpture, all by waterfront artists. Founded in 2003, the Artists of Issaquah... Read more

Balancing on the Dock of the Bay

Balancing on the Dock of the Bay (top photo) by Malia Dailey of Liberty Dock and Palm Springs. Black-crowned Night Heron, Egret, and Pigeon photos by Karen Cadenhead of Main Dock. This photo-only submission thanks to Rusty Hendley, also of Main Dock. Read more

Issaquah Dock Fêtes Jarl and Steve

Friends and neighbors bundled up to attend an Issaquah Dock Alert on June 15. They came together to show love and support for long-time residents Jarl Forsman and Steve Sekhon, who have to leave their rental home, the Bodhisattva, because the owner is moving back aboard. Everyone shared tasty treats, drinks,... Read more

Timmy Fleshman Passes – Boo Has a New Home

Tim Fleshman, of the Sausalito waterfront community, died May 3, 2018 at Marin General Hospital. He was 61. He was hoping to make it to see another July 4th celebration at Dunphy Park in Sausalito, where, for years, he raised a very large American flag. Of all the salty dogs... Read more

A Clutch Here – A Gaggle There – It’s Spring!

Canada Geese—love ’em, hate ’em—the clutches of eggs, and the fluffy goslings that emerge, signal spring is here. It’s a good time to remind folks to give the nests a wide berth, and to defer to these federally protected birds during close encounters on the docks and along the waterside.... Read more

Helen Comes Home

Helen Vandemann returned to Gate 6 1/2 on Friday, March 9 after having been severely injured in a bicycle accident on Bridgeway. She was brought home in a paratransit van, and met by neighbors Lori Bergeron, Blaise Simpson and Jane Clinton. Using a wheelchair borrowed from the Floating Homes Association’s... Read more