A Double Whammy: High Winds + the PGE Shutoff

Neighbors helping neighbors. It’s how we weathered the chaos brought on by some unusually high winds, coupled with yet another PGE shut-off. Larry Clinton opined, “I’ve never seen so many whitecaps, and I moved here in the winter of 1980-81, when 90mph gusts closed the GGB. Ironically, we never lost... Read more

Five New Homes on 9/14 Tour

The September 14 open homes tour will feature five homes that will be opening to the public for the first time. Thanks to homeowners Mari Steeno (Issaquah), Jane Thompson (Van Damme) plus Claire and Greg Simeone, Tim Dabner and Julie Carlson (Liberty) for volunteering their homes. These five will be... Read more

FHA Tour Returning to Kappas Green

Due to logistical considerations, the FHA Tour Committee has decided to base the September 14 tour back at Kappas Green, rather than at the new WPH Park as previously planned. Kappas Green offers many amenities, such as shade trees, ample rest areas, and a natural setting for musical performers Between... Read more

Clearing Debris at Main Dock

Waldo Point Harbor is in the final stages of its 5-year renovation project. The docks are complete, the parking lots are raised, the seawall is in place and the new vegetation is flourishing. All that’s left to do are the final moves of homes onto Main Dock. Hampering progress, however,... 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

Davey Jones’ Boat Moves!

Shortly before 9 a.m. yesterday morning Davey Jones’ boat made the move from the old Gates Co-op area to Main Dock. His floating home was right at the end of the (new) viewing pier. Two others still to be moved, 2 more under construction, and a few for which we... Read more

WPH Construction Expected to Finish by Early 2018

You may have noticed there is renewed activity in the Gate 6 area. I contacted Waldo Point Harbor construction superintendent Dan Hughes to ask for an update on the project and completion timelines. The following is the response I received, which leads to the belief that construction must be completed... Read more

New Shopping Carts from FHA

  If you’ve seen some new shopping carts on your dock recently, that’s because the Floating Homes Association has purchased 40 new and refurbished carts for use by residents. FHA Vice President Flo Hoylman arranged for the carts to be delivered to pick up points near East Pier and Liberty... Read more