Recent Gallery Additions

Fall sail

Colors in the foreground give evidence that this sail on the Guemes Channel took place in mid-October. Lots of sun, warm temperatures and blue skies, so why not?!

October 20, 2018

Two days of color and excitement came to a close Saturday at 4 p.m. as the curtain dropped on the 2018 Anacortes Vintage Market & Gift Show. The show, sponsored by, draws a regional crowd and many repeat vendors. … Continue reading

October 17, 2018

Our hometown newspaper earned top honors at a recent trade conference: 1st Place in General Excellence from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA). Kudos to the team that brings us the Anacortes American each week! A strong community newspaper contributes … Continue reading

October 13, 2018

Scenes from a beautiful fall morning walk at Ship Harbor, Anacortes. Shots include a faint Mt. Baker, an eagle perched next to an osprey nest and a ferry traveler learning about local history at an interpretive kiosk.

October 19, 2018

Pass Lake, early Friday afternoon.

October 12, 2018

Northwest boat owners prepare for inclement weather each fall and winter … but sunny and warm October weather like we’ve had the past few days lures many out in celebration of “bonus time!”

September 7, 2018

Talk about your local fisherman. This seal at Deception Pass skims the surface of the water Thursday evening, no worries about licenses or permitted fishing days.