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Freestore raises funds for new roof

Freestore raises funds for new roof

January 31, 2024 The Freestore on Cortes Island is in urgent need of a new roof, so the organization’s volunteers have started a Gofundme to raise the money. The current leaky building has endured “structural damage,” according to the fundraising page. Regional...

New music programming starts weekly at Gorge Hall

New music programming starts weekly at Gorge Hall

January 12, 2024 The Whaletown Community Club (WCC) has begun new public programming every Saturday at the Gorge Hall. The weekly events will rotate Karaoke and Open Jams by donation. Shaun Canaday has been the social convener for the past two years now, a volunteer...

Prefab plywood house innovations spawned on Cortes

Prefab plywood house innovations spawned on Cortes

January 8, 2024 Wit’s End, a local company on Cortes and Hornby Island, recently designed a “Puzzle House.” The company describes it as a “modern caravan” or “tiny home build,” and the design was made by a custom Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine. “The bottom...