In the News

March 14, 2005

Mid-afternoon stroll

I was working with Keith when he had to run out for a short time to do his Dad thing, so I grabbed my camera and took a stroll on the north end of Commercial Avenue. The little doll peered … Continue reading

March 13, 2005

Athletes in action

All participating high school athletes were winners Saturday, March 13 when they spread across the community to gather donations for the Anacortes Salvation Army Food Bank. Saturday’s event marked the third such effort by AHS student athletes this school year. … Continue reading

March 7, 2005

How It Works blossoms

It’s always a pleasure to stop in to see my friends at How It Works, but even more so in the spring when the beautifully landscaped business comes alive with color. From the ivy growing on the willow trunks to … Continue reading

March 2, 2005

Bellingham B&W

I had a chance to spend some time in Bellingham Tuesday afternoon, and anyone who knows downtown Bellingham knows about parking meters. My meter, plus a couple of shots from the entry to the Bellingham Herald building, provided the inspiration … Continue reading

February 26, 2005

Window shopping

Saturday morning window shopping in downtown Anacortes yielded a few pleasant surprises, including art by James Rea (top photo, from window of Scott Milo Gallery). The colored glass balls are in the window of Maison et Jardin, as is the … Continue reading

February 11, 2005

Frost patterns

After a series of relatively warm, sunny afternoons I have to be reminded by the morning frost that we still have several weeks to go before spring arrives. This morning during a respite from end-of-the-week deadlines, I flipped to macro … Continue reading

January 29, 2005

Fire training

They frustrated onlookers who were eager to see flames, but members of several local fire departments accomplished hours of valuable training Saturday, January 29 before finally reducing a derelict H Avenue home to ashes. The home, most recently owned by … Continue reading

January 26, 2005

Gala Sidedish opening

After many weeks of preparation, the Sidedish specialty gourmet shop celebrated Tuesday night with a gala opening event. The Sidedish, opened in conjunction with The Dish, is the latest element of an exciting remodeling project at 904 Commercial Avenue. The … Continue reading

January 19, 2005

Island Boxing Club

I don’t have IDs for anyone in the photos, with the exception of the late Bill Lowman, who committed himself to the Island Boxing Club in the early Eighties. I was working for the Skagit Argus at the time I … Continue reading

January 8, 2005

Winter Wonderland

While most of the action I recorded was right outside my front door, I did venture out yesterday for awhile. I photographed Liz Jenkins and her son Nat playing in front of Anacortes Lutheran Church, where Liz serves as Director … Continue reading

December 16, 2004

Cantwell visits shipbuilder

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell heard Wednesday evening about Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) plans to write a new chapter in the city’s marine industrial history book. During a two-hour visit Sen. Cantwell listened to a presentation by the Port of Anacortes. … Continue reading

December 10, 2004

Ferry terminal makeover

State ferry system executives dropped anchor in Anacortes yesterday, unveiling future plans that include dramatic changes at the Ship Harbor Ferry Terminal. Construction of an upland parking lot is under way with expected completion in early 2005. Future project elements … Continue reading

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