Anacortes Today Blog

August 14, 2019

Weather worn

Not sure why, but with the passing of time I grow more interested in “classic” vehicles such as this GMC truck at a local nursery.

August 12, 2019

Beach bee

There are bees at the beach that are not welcome, as in the case of picnic interlopers. This is not one of them. I photographed this handsome honeybee doing important pollination work on a delicate wildflower at beach’s edge.

August 7, 2019

Blending in

I followed this hummingbird’s flight path into a decorative cherry tree below the deck. If I hadn’t seen him land, I likely wouldn’t have seen him at all, perched “green on green” on the foliage. Sparkly “camo.” I then sat … Continue reading

July 30, 2019

Armed and dangerous

For a reminder of just how deadly this bird can be, check out talons and beak. You don’t want to be on the receiving end!

July 26, 2019

Adventurers, land and sea

Bicyclists reach the end of the road as they watch young sailing students return to the dock at Cap Sante Marina in downtown Anacortes Thursday evening.

July 13, 2019

Cormorant convention

Cormorants line up on a tie-down structure near Pier 2 at the Port of Anacortes.

July 4, 2019

Bill loves a parade

Bill Wooding and Jim Malson demonstrate their love for a 4th of July parade each year on Commercial Avenue with entries ranging from riding lawnmowers to jeeps and tanks! This photo was taken in 2002.

July 2, 2019

Takeout food

An osprey climbs from the water after a successful dive for a fish. Ship Harbor, Fidalgo Island.

July 1, 2019

High and low

Eagles perched on a dock at the intersection of Fidalgo and Padilla bays.

June 17, 2019

Wind on water

Evening sun, waves on offshore rocks, Rosario Beach.

June 11, 2019

By the numbers

The powerful Tan’erliq tug is currently up in the air at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI). Morning sign illuminates work on the hull that has been done in preparation for paint.

June 10, 2019

Saturday on the bay

A local sailor enjoys a Saturday adventure on Fidalgo Bay near Cap Sante. The tug “Lindsey Foss” anchors in preparation for a vessel escort.