In the News

May 17, 2006

From the sky

Visible in the first aerial photo are athletic fields. Memorial Stadium is in the lower right hand corner, the high school to the left. To the left of the high school is the high school track. In the upper left … Continue reading

May 13, 2006

Washington Park

It was late in the day and I had no spark So I hopped in the car bound for Washington Park Waves broke on the beach, wind blew through the trees Bluff views drew people, wildflowers drew bees This is … Continue reading

May 3, 2006

Sails away

Conditions were perfect for a sailboat race, and roughly a dozen crews responded to the Anacortes Yacht Club’s invitation Wednesday, May 3 on Fidalgo Bay. Crew size ranged from a handful to as many as a dozen on boats with … Continue reading

April 30, 2006

Photos & Funk

Unveiling of the latest photo exhibit at the Anacortes Museum drew hundreds, from teens to eighty-somethings. The occasion was the gala opening of the Wallie Funk Photo Collection, a fascinating family of photos gathered by the Anacortes-born photojournalist. Wallie (second … Continue reading

April 25, 2006

Bellissima Trattoria


April 20, 2006

Garden macros

While waiting for a shopping list this morning I wandered through the garden with the “macro” setting on my camera. Dozens of pink blossoms give hope to the prospect of a healthy apple crop. An interesting little fly must have … Continue reading

April 6, 2006

Vibrant colors

Between our garden and the neighbor’s, I managed to snap a handful of colorful photographs this morning of “spring in progress.” Note little spider suspended from rhododendron blossom.

April 6, 2006

Hard hat zone

These photos were taken over the course of three days this week as construction crews first unveiled the face of the New Wilson Hotel, and then proceeded to disassemble scaffolding to reveal the historic structure’s facelift. Work is also underway … Continue reading

April 3, 2006

Ferry adventure

Combine the inaugural 2006 cruise of the Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. ferry with the usual early spring sailing to the San Juans and you’ve got the makings for a bustling Sunday morning and afternoon. Pictured here is the Sealth, on its way … Continue reading

March 31, 2006

Sailing club

The expression “team practice” takes on a whole new meaning when these teens from Anacortes High School take to the waters of Fidalgo Bay as members of the AHS Sailing Club. The team uses Lido 14 sailboats owned by the … Continue reading

March 26, 2006

BJ benefit event

Several congregations and friends joined hands Saturday night for a benefit auction and concert on behalf of BJ Daniells, a Guemes Island resident who recently discovered he has a brain tumor. The evening included music and worship from members of … Continue reading

March 20, 2006

Rock Ridge I & II

Rock Ridge is a residential community boasting some of the most breathtaking view property on Fidalgo Island. This development’s 60 acres border 1,200 acres of public forestland, home of pristine Little Cranberry Lake. Many of the building lots offer sweeping … Continue reading

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