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Spring in the air

It was fun yesterday to take a drive under sunny blue skies. I was pleasantly surprised to come around the corner at Bayview State Park to see this colorful kite, restrained in midair by a person I couldn’t see as … 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 9, 2017

Annual maintenance will take the Guemes Island passenger and vehicle ferry out of service for nearly a month, beginning Tuesday, February 28. The vessel is expected to return to service by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 29. During the haul-out, passenger-only … Continue reading

January 30, 2017

It was a sad day for me today to learn of the passing of Stan Boreson, an entertainment icon to any kid growing up in the Northwest in the Fifties and Sixties. Boreson was described by writer Erik Lacitis in … 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…