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Memorial Day 2016

U.S. veterans Steve McLean and Warren Taylor raise the colors as others in the audience salute at the Monday Memorial Day ceremony in Anacortes at Grandview Cemetery.

May 21, 2016

Fidalgo Bay was alive with competitive sailing teams made up of teens Saturday in Anacortes. About 150 high school sailors from as far away as Oregon competed in 14-foot Flying Junior dinghies in a regional event hosted by the Interscholastic … Continue reading

May 12, 2016

I grabbed my camera to take photos of colorful baskets at the Snow Goose. Then the scarves caught my eye. A little while later I had some time to kill at Christianson’s Nursery. First the schoolhouse, then the water spout … Continue reading

April 27, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 marked the end of an era as the last athletic competition was held at Anacortes High School War Memorial Field. This field was dedicated to a group of AHS grads who gave their lives in service … Continue reading

May 24, 2016

Point. Pose. Ponder the panoramic view. Cap Sante is a great place for a selfie. In addition to the “backdrop,” it’s easy to create seemingly “death defying” poses in very safe, stable locations.

May 21, 2016

Gerald Holmquist (right) of Lynden visited Anacortes today with his delicious hazelnuts, “natural” and packaged with a variety of flavor enhancements. Behind the counter with Holmquist is his friend, Tom Skillman. Had to settle for a sample as I had … Continue reading

May 17, 2016

Anacortes Police Chief Bonnie Bowers participated in a post-fossil fuels protest debrief Tuesday morning with the Skagit County Commissioners. The chief said law enforcement and safety measures associated with the three-day event came with a $57,000 price tag for the … Continue reading