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Public beach

This is my favorite stretch of beach on Fidalgo Island: the restored downtown Anacortes beach once scarred by remnants of a paper mill and other industry. The Seafarers’ Memorial Park restoration was accomplished thanks to former mill owner Kimberly Clark, … Continue reading

March 13, 2017

The Port of Anacortes recently announced receipt of the Northwest Clean Air Agency’s “Partners for Clean Air Silver Award” for 2017. This award recognizes businesses in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties that demonstrate at least three consecutive years of perfect compliance with … Continue reading

March 7, 2017

Anacortes High School senior Jesse Keltner has been honored with selection to the all-Northwest Conference first team. Coach Nate Sullivan was named Conference Assistant Coach of the Year. Selected to the all-Northwest second team were AHS juniors Trystan Lowry and … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

The Anacortes Seahawks had a slow start against Sehome last Saturday, but they made up for it in the following three quarters, defeating their district opponent 65-37. Anacortes fan Lloyd Crosby reports the following stats: Derek Vance, 5 points; Tyler … Continue reading

February 15, 2017

Among several Anacortes memorials to fishermen lost at sea is this plaque in a small park area adjacent to the W.T. Preston. February 14, 2017 marked yet another year since the “A boats,” vessels Altair and Americus, and all crew … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

The following is a sports column by Anacortes native Wallie Funk, a great community newspaper publisher and unabashed Anacortes High School sports fan. It is of particular interest given that the AHS boys team is currently involved in post-season play … Continue reading

February 4, 2017

I took a bit of a sentimental journey today and discovered this photo of the Deception Pass Bridge taken during a 2015 flight with a friend. A great friend. Maybe again this spring…