In the News

November 17, 2003

Saturday with the Lutes

It was my privilege Saturday to be a part of Pacific Lutheran University football coach Frosty Westering’s farewell game, complete with post-game festivities. Westering wrapped up a 32-year career at PLU as his Lutes defeated cross-town rivals UPS in dramatic … Continue reading

November 12, 2003

Shipyard activities

November 10, 2003

Fall frost textures

I didn’t have to go far for these images, taken in or near our back yard garden on a brisk November morning. It’s often cooler on the hills of the city’s “south side,” an historic reference to the area south … Continue reading

November 1, 2003

Anacortes & Fidalgo Railroad

Miniature electric train enthusiasts have been meeting weekly for 10 years as the Anacortes & Fidalgo Model Railroad club. Members (most in photo four) include Jay Huff, Frank Beckman, Mike O’Brien, Doug Greenfield, Steve Jaffray, Iver Johnson, John Gruenwald, John … Continue reading

October 24, 2003

Homecoming parade

It was a sun-splashed afternoon for high school students involved in an Anacortes tradition — the Homecoming Parade. Winners of this year’s float competition was the Senior Class (third photo). Seniors also won the overall Homecoming competition among classes with … Continue reading

October 18, 2003

Future Seahawks get involved

Friday night’s football game was fun for high school student and adult fans, but the event also offered the opportunity for dozens of future Seahawks to get into the act. At halftime, junior cheerleaders performed on the sidelines. Young football … Continue reading

October 18, 2003

Friday night football

Despite high winds, it was a balmy evening by October standards. It was also a great night to be a fan of Anacortes High School football. Although the Hawks went into halftime down one point to Lynden (14-13), the second … Continue reading

October 18, 2003

Halftime stars

While coaches spend a little quality time with their teams in the locker room, fans at Anacortes High School’s home games are treated to performances by talented young people ranging from marching band musicians to cheerleaders. Sporting the hat with … Continue reading

October 17, 2003

Grassroots politics

The weather was ugly and the Yankees were in a do-or-die playoff game, but more than 120 people still made their way to City Hall for a candidates night sponsored by the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. Included on the panel … Continue reading

October 15, 2003

Fall flora

Circumstances put me on the street with my camera Tuesday afternoon, so I shot a few photographs on the way back from an appointment. The first photo is actually from our back yard garden, where a Penstemon (Yes, I had … Continue reading

October 9, 2003

Early fall beach scenes

There were a few breaks of blue skies and sunshine, but for the most part, this midweek Washington Park adventure could have been photographed in black and white. Pictured first is a closeup of the weathered trunk of a bluff … Continue reading

October 6, 2003

San Juan images

I extend my thanks to Teague Parker for these images, part of a collection gathered recently during a San Juan Islands escape. First is a coniferous tree standing at the edge of a rocky bluff, its curves and spindly boughs … Continue reading