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Shelter Bay Marina a community asset

Shelter Bay community residents learned about their marina’s history, structure and financials at the second “Know Your Community” class held Dec. 12 at the clubhouse.

The class began with interim community manager Pat McGarry saying he was “drafted” to the volunteer marina committee after moving here in 2010 based on his marina construction experience. The marina’s story started with Axel Osberg negotiating a lease agreement with Dewey Mitchell of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in the 1960s to dredge a harbor and create a development to provide income for the Tribe. The marina, built a...


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