In the News

November 11, 2012

In honor of veterans

A “missing man” flyover was part of the Veterans Day event held Sunday at the Port of Anacortes Event Center. More photos pending.

November 6, 2012

Link to Skagit vote count One of the most dramatic “local” contests was the defeat of 20-year State Senator Mary Margaret Haugen (pictured), who was defeated by Republican Barbara Bailey in the 10th District. Click to this link for other election results from Skagit … Continue reading

November 5, 2012

Election photos: 1984

Pictured here from election night November 6, 1984 are Bill Vaux, Homer Lundquist, Lowell Peterson and Otto Walberg.

October 12, 2012

2012 Homecoming floats

Classes displayed their creative/construction skills Friday afternoon as their Homecoming floats rolled up Commercial Avenue. Films that inspired the students included Lion King, Little Shop of Horrors, Peter Pan and Grease.

October 8, 2012

Mr. Anacortes Bud Strom

The following are a few photos I’ve collected over the years. Images of Dr. Eugene “Bud” Strom, Anacortes native and civic contributor extraordinaire. Happy 90th, Bud!

September 30, 2012

Hiking Heart Lake

A walk around Heart Lake (not the entire loop) Saturday yielded not only some exercise and time to reflect, but “pathway portraits” as well. Some of those are included in this collection.          

September 9, 2012

Steam & antiques parade

This year’s Antique Engine and Machinery Show featured an exciting new twist … a parade of antique machines, featuring many of the steam units including a 1913 Case half-size tractor replica.

September 6, 2012

Shoreline jewel

I took a stroll the other day along the wonderful public trail at Ship Harbor, adjacent to the state ferry terminal. A visit to this recently “developed” shoreline access area is a must, especially for those who call Anacortes home. … Continue reading

August 18, 2012

Volunteers invest in children

Dozens of volunteers committed a weekend day to the kids and families attending the 2012 Ready to Learn event, an annual “fair” at which back to school supplies, clothing and services (such as haircuts, health checks) are made available at … Continue reading

August 11, 2012

Steamboats Northwest

What a great day for steamboats in Anacortes, Washington!

August 5, 2012

Classic lineup

Sunday marked the occasion of Home Depot’s annual Classic Car Show in Burlington, with dozens of cars including Anacortes resident Dave Overton’s unique Chevy. A great afternoon with son Mark.

August 4, 2012

Ten years back at Arts Festival

These images are from 10 years ago — Anacortes Arts Festival 2002 — when I was shooting digital for the first time with a Canon. Note the Parakeet Cafe, long since gone. Also pictured here is volunteer Jon New (black … Continue reading