Anacortes Today Blog

December 4, 2018

Lifetime commitment

Bald eagles on Fidalgo Island shoreline.

November 20, 2018

Central Whidbey farmland

Let this image stand as evidence that I do leave Fidalgo Island from time to time. Granted, Whidbey Island isn’t too far from home…

November 19, 2018

Days gone by

Rusty implement on the inside wall of a Central Whidbey Island outbuilding.

October 27, 2018

Sunny Saturday stroll

Saturday, October 27 at Cap Sante Marina. A wonderful place for a walk with a friend.

October 19, 2018

Mist on water

Pass Lake, early Friday afternoon.

October 12, 2018

Bonus time

Northwest boat owners prepare for inclement weather each fall and winter … but sunny and warm October weather like we’ve had the past few days lures many out in celebration of “bonus time!”

September 7, 2018

Seal skims the surface

Talk about your local fisherman. This seal at Deception Pass skims the surface of the water Thursday evening, no worries about licenses or permitted fishing days.

August 10, 2018

Up a tree

It’s always fun to find a heron up in the trees, as opposed to beach or marina. Heron in the shadows, Rosario Park, south Fidalgo.

August 6, 2018

Ballots due end of day Tuesday

Tomorrow: Tuesday, August 7, 8 p.m. is the deadline to vote in the 2018 primary. This ballot box is located on a drive-through at the back of the Anacortes City Library.

July 18, 2018

Waiting for the ferry

Exercising their options while waiting for the ferry at Ship Harbor are those gathered here on the beach just down the hill from the parking area. Included in the Tuesday afternoon crowd was a delighted dog whose owner engaged him … Continue reading

July 16, 2018

Storied history

The W.T. Preston No. 2, built in 1939 at the Lake Union Dry Dock Company. A new ship except for main engines, steering engine, generator reverse engine, donkey and swing engine and propelling wheel, all transferred from W.T. Preston No. … Continue reading

July 2, 2018

Junk truck 2003 car show

I discovered these photos while skimming through archives today. Steve Demopoulos with classic old work truck from Anacortes Junk Company’s early days. The truck was on display at the 2003 Anacortes Arts Festival Car Show. History on wheels!