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Tired of Waiting for City Internet Service?

Image: First let me clarify that I am not promoting or recommending any product, service or company, nor am I getting any reward.  This is a post about my experiences after changing my cell phone carrier and installing a 5G wireless internet system.  Please use or disregard the information as you wish. As you know from a previous post, I cancelled my cable TV service and went with internet TV streaming almost two years ago.  The conversion went well for me, and I don't regret the change at all.  Not only did I save money, I got better television in the bargain.  I continued using the existing Comcast internet service via cable.  At the time, it was the only reasonable option, but I eagerly anticipated the promised Access Fiber Internet service from the City of Anacortes.  My Comcast internet service began at $50/month, but after a year it increased to $70/month.  Can I expect another increase this fall?    Image:  T-Mobile After  more than three years  , the

Board Meeting Minutes Now on Documents Page

Beginning with February, 2023, board meeting minutes can now be found on the Documents page under "Creekside Archives," the first section on the page.  See red arrow in the image above.  This link has been designated "No Follow" meaning search engines are forbidden from crawling the target page.  The intention is to make Board of Directors activities more open and accessible to all Creekside residents.  

Local Newspapers have New Digital Editions

  Who knew?  Well, I didn't.  The old Apple iOS GoSkagit app was terrible, and virtually unreadable.  It's been a year or two since I had looked at it.   Then came mail delivery of the Skagit Valley Herald.  Since I don't pick up my mail every day, that wasn't working for me at all.  I was on the verge of cancelling, but thought I would take one more look at the digital version. I searched "Skagit Valley Herald" in the Apple app store, signed in, and was I ever surprised by what I found.  Instead of small, unreadable print and getting firehosed with ads and auto-playing videos, there was a beautiful digital image of the printed edition.  It was also much nicer than the newsprint version.  I mean, really nice!  It was presented article by article, page by page, just like the newspaper.  This Apple (and I assume Android) app is completely new.   First, if you've not done so already, you'll need to create online accounts for either the Skagit Valley Heral