The Sauvie Island Community Association welcomes you

This website is provided by the Sauvie Island Community Association to help visitors and residents alike find the information they need. Follow these links for important information if you plan to visit:


Sauvie Island, originally Wapato Island, is approximately 10 miles north of Portland, Oregon. It is the largest island in the Columbia River and one of the largest islands in the U.S. Located at the junction of the Columbia River to the east, Willamette River to the south and Multnomah Channel to the west, the island’s northern half is a wildlife refuge and the southern half is predominantly rural farmland with small residential enclaves. Access to the island is by the Sauvie Island Bridge on Highway 30.

Sauvie Island Residents

Save the date:

All-Island Update and
Annual Meeting of the Sauvie Island Community Association
6:30 pm, Thursday, April 16
Sauvie Island Academy Gymnasium

It’s that time of year again to gather as a community and elect this year’s SICA board members. This is a great opportunity to socialize with your neighbors, bring a few snacks to share and find out what’s going on around the island.

There are two open positions on the SICA Board. The candidates are Kathryn Hathaway and Sandra Kruger (re-election) Click here for bios

There will be brief updates on current and planned activities from all our island organizations:

  • Sauvie Island Fire Department
  • Sauvie Island Drainage Improvement Company
  • Sauvie Island Academy
  • ODFW Sauvie Island Wildlife Area
  • Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
  • Sauvies Island Grange
  • West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Sauvie Island Community Association

6:30 to 7 pm — Social Time
7-8:30 pm — Program
8:30 to ? — More social time

You don’t have to be a community association member to attend, but if you are, you’ll get to vote on board members.

Want to be a member? Just send an email to with your name and the address of your property or business on the island or Multnomah Channel houseboat.

The Sauvie Island Community Association is recognized by Multnomah County as an official neighborhood association and as such, serves as the representative of the Sauvie island community to the county.