In the News

September 26, 2016

Oyster Run perimeter

All shapes and sizes, as usual, associated with the Anacortes-based Oyster Run.

August 23, 2016

Heritage Flight Museum

It was “Props & Ponies” August 20 at the Heritage Flight Museum at Port of Skagit Airport in Bayview. This fund-raising event featured static displays, fly-bys, children’s activities, food, music … and a collection of 100 Ford Mustangs (to complement … Continue reading

August 20, 2016

Arts Festival 2016

It was a wonderful Arts Festival, boasting art, music, food and activities for all ages. An annual celebration … in sunny Anacortes, Washington.

July 30, 2016

High rise housing

These scenes were shot from the fenceline of a shoreline work zone on the Anacortes waterfront, where an osprey has built a nest atop a lighting tower. I waited just long enough to witness the arrival of a “takeout” dinner.

July 7, 2016

Parade in Anacortes!

Fourth of July 2016, with celebrants acknowledging Independence Day plus the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Anacortes.

June 27, 2016

Tesoro race results 2016

Tesoro Refinery hosted its annual March Point Run/Walk Saturday, June 25, with race entry proceeds donated to Skagit County United Way. In addition to a free Kids’ Half-Mile event, there were sanctioned 5K and 10K races. Winners included: male 5K … Continue reading

June 7, 2016

Vela Luka at festival

Members of the Anacortes-based Vela Luka Croatian Dance troupe delighted a home crowd at the 2016 Waterfront Festival at Cap Sante Marina.

June 6, 2016

Port Partner awards

Each year the Port of Anacortes takes the opportunity at the Waterfront Festival Kickoff Dinner to acknowledge top partners in business. This year honors went to Grette Associates, Strategic Partner; Ann Farr, Customer Service Partner; ChemTrade and Transpac Marinas, Economic … Continue reading

May 31, 2016

Memorial Day at Grandview

Scenes from Memorial Day 2016 at Grandview Cemetery in Anacortes. Thanks to all who participated.

May 21, 2016

Student sailors compete

Fidalgo Bay was alive with competitive sailing teams made up of teens Saturday in Anacortes. About 150 high school sailors from as far away as Oregon competed in 14-foot Flying Junior dinghies in a regional event hosted by the Interscholastic … Continue reading

May 12, 2016

Ice cream and plants

I grabbed my camera to take photos of colorful baskets at the Snow Goose. Then the scarves caught my eye. A little while later I had some time to kill at Christianson’s Nursery. First the schoolhouse, then the water spout … Continue reading

April 27, 2016

End of an era

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 marked the end of an era as the last athletic competition was held at Anacortes High School War Memorial Field. This field was dedicated to a group of AHS grads who gave their lives in service … Continue reading