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Park rangers strongly encourage people to err on the side of caution. I took photos at Deception Pass State Park’s Cranberry and Pass lakes this afternoon. Tomorrow is a free “no pass necessary” day at public parks in recognition of … Continue reading

January 10, 2017

First District Skagit County Commissioner Ron Wesen was recently elected 2017 Chair of the Board of Commissioners, the County’s governing body. District 1 includes Anacortes. Among Wesen’s responsibilities are representation of the County on boards including the Emergency Management Council, … Continue reading

December 6, 2016

Maintenance dredging at Cap Sante Marina Docks M-N-O is underway. Project general contractor, Pacific Pile & Marina of Seattle, started operations December 5. Dredging will start at M Dock and progress east to Docks N and O.

December 5, 2016

Anyone who frequents the Starbucks coffee shop on Commercial Avenue will be pleased to know they have applied to the City for a land use permit that will allow additional parking on a current residential lot immediately to the west … Continue reading

January 6, 2017

Port of Anacortes commissioners opened their annual joint session with the Port of Skagit by electing officers for 2017: Board President John Pope; Vice President Keith Rubin; Secretary Ray Niver. Pictured here at the Thursday night session held at City … Continue reading

January 2, 2017

Cold, crisp and beautiful, from morning until sunset. Mt. Baker, as viewed from Anacortes on January 2, 2017.

December 24, 2016

Among cherished mementos in Dad’s collection was this “IKE” tie pin. On Christmas Eve 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied Forces in Europe as part of Operation Overlord. Dad was serving in … Continue reading