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Industrial giant

Tesoro Refinery is one of two refineries located on March’s Point. Together they represent a large percentage of the local tax base supporting city, school, hospital and port services. This refinery began operations as a Shell facility in 1955.

December 17, 2014

I was losing light fast as I photographed this eagle Tuesday on March’s Point. Massive numbers of eagles are beginning to gather in upriver Skagit County.

November 8, 2014

Saturday morning sun drew me to Cap Sante and a nearby pond, where I discovered a variety of birds ranging from Hooded Mergansers to Kingfisher and a seagull doing a swan imitation.

October 30, 2014

Turns out local seagulls and I are attracted to some of the same things. No, not McDonald’s fries in the parking lot. Blue skies, wind and the Fidalgo Island shoreline: in this case Seafarers’ Memorial Park.

January 12, 2015

Exactly one frame after rolling down my car window…

December 26, 2014

Superior Court Judge Mike Rickert (left) had the honor Tuesday (December 23) of swearing in seven of the county officials elected or re-elected to terms that start with the new year. Among those returning to their jobs are those pictured … Continue reading

November 12, 2014

The Port of Anacortes has announced plans to purchase Marine Supply and Hardware Co. from the Demopoulos family. Details are pending, but tentative plans call for the port to maintain the historic buildings on Commercial Avenue, with demolition of some … Continue reading