In the News

November 20, 2019

Colorful holdouts

A flash of color caught my eye as I ventured out in the early afternoon sun. I was soon on a search for colorful garden holdouts … vibrant “spring” colors with Thanksgiving just a few days away!

November 12, 2019

Veterans: faces in the crowd

It is always sobering to see U.S. military personnel and veterans gathered in one place, as they were Monday for a Veterans Day celebration in Anacortes. Countless stories, most never told from a public stage. Countless lives touched by their … Continue reading

November 10, 2019

On the eve of Veterans Day

Click here to link to AnacortesToday Facebook and a video acknowledging U.S. flags placed at the graves of deceased veterans in Anacortes.

November 7, 2019

Shrooms in the forest

A topic over coffee with friends the other day included mushrooms. So it was Wednesday that my afternoon forest walk included shots of a few fungi, none of which I can identify. Our conversation included the caution that many mushrooms … Continue reading

October 29, 2019

BC route to close for maintenance

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 8, international service between Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Sidney, B.C. is canceled due to required maintenance on both vessels in Washington State Ferries’ fleet certified to run international service to and from Sidney, … Continue reading

October 24, 2019

Scott Milo to feature Saia

From Nov. 1 to Dec. 2 Scott Milo Gallery welcomes “rich and sultry” pastels by Whidbey Island artist Teresa Saia. Saia brings vibrantly colored NW landscapes that evoke great passion. Also showing will be oils by Matt Dollahite, mixed media … Continue reading

October 22, 2019

Tree planting a family affair

Among dozens of volunteers who took part in a Saturday habitat enhancement project were a number of Anacortes families and youth organizations. An estimated 1,300 trees were planted October 19 on Shell Puget Sound Refinery property near the Padilla Bay … Continue reading

October 16, 2019

Ospreys migrate, hawks remain

These photos were taken at SHIP Preserve near the ferry terminal in Anacortes. The first is a shot I took a few days ago on a search to see if I could find ospreys that I had been told have … Continue reading

October 12, 2019

Rosario wildlife

What a pleasure it was Friday afternoon to spend some time with a few “residents” of the Rosario Beach neighborhood. From bunnies to butterflies, seals to seagulls, I enjoyed the opportunity to share some time with these creatures as they … Continue reading

October 6, 2019

Under wraps

Curiosity finally got the best of me, so I took a little Saturday hike on Pass Island to photograph work on Deception Pass Bridge. Currently under wraps is Canoe Bridge, the smaller of the two spans connecting Fidalgo and Whidbey … Continue reading

October 2, 2019

Gallery Artwalk this week

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, October 4 from  6 pm – 9 pm. 705 Commercial Ave, Trinity Skate, (New Merchant) Returning this month are featured artists Melanie and Greg Dugan of Art Studio 2120, with a on focus on … Continue reading

October 2, 2019

Dropping in on a friend

Maybe this “friendship” runs deeper, as bald eagles are known to mate for life. It was exciting to spot the first eagle, then to hear the cries of No. 2 as he/she approached from trees across the road. Camera up, … Continue reading