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WWII veteran Irv Rydberg dies

Irv Rydberg (left), pictured here at the November 2016 dedication of the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Anacortes High School, passed away May 21. Rydberg, best known locally for his years as a teacher and principal at Anacortes Middle School, was … Continue reading

May 13, 2017

“At Home in Anacortes” exhibit opens today at the Anacortes Museum, with an opening reception from 1-4 in the Carnegie Library. An excerpt from the museum newsletter reads: “Over the past 127 years, Anacortes has gone through several cycles of … Continue reading

May 11, 2017

Exciting times for Island Adventures Whale Watching! This new vessel, built in LaConner, arrived by barge to the Anacortes waterfront today. Launch is scheduled tomorrow from the Dakota Creek Industries synchrolift. According to the Anacortes company’s website, “Island Explorer 5 … Continue reading

May 8, 2017

Saturday morning was a great day to celebrate Opening Day of Boating Season 2017. Thanks to the Port of Anacortes, Cap Sante Marina staff and all  who contributed to making this a great community event!

May 20, 2017

Spring sunshine graced the Farmers Market on the courtyard of The Depot in downtown Anacortes.

May 18, 2017

Skies were gray yesterday afternoon, but I wisely opted to take a brief walk at Ship Harbor, a beautiful city park adjacent to the state ferry terminal on the northwest corner of the island. Colors were bright, the aroma of … Continue reading

May 16, 2017

Experience something new in Old Town three times this summer! In the spirit of bringing the community together, two local events, Open Streets and First Friday Artwalks, are joining forces to create a “Street Plaza” setting on Commercial Avenue between … Continue reading