Anacortes Today Blog

March 5, 2019

Coyote prowls perimeter

A coyote circles the fenceline separating the Anacortes High School track/football field from adjacent wetlands area.

March 4, 2019

Twilight flight

Eagle flies to nest in Skagit Wildlife Area.

February 28, 2019

Wetlands to beach

A stretch of boardwalk at the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve in Anacortes. No matter the season, a beautiful walk linking harbor beach and adjacent wetlands. Interpretive posts tell the story of local flora and fauna. Listen for blackbird trills, watch … Continue reading

February 25, 2019

Death in the forest

I was driving on Heart Lake Road when I caught a flash of motion in the trees to the left. I pulled over and got this single shot of an eagle swooping through an opening in the trees. In an … Continue reading

February 6, 2019

“Art” option in digital darkroom

Sometimes it’s fun to apply digital editing techniques in photo editing program. Today’s Mt. Baker, “art” option applied.

January 30, 2019

Thinking like a boy

This image demonstrates the fact that I still see and act like a boy, if only on rare occasion. I spotted the very small mushroom on the forest floor at the edge of a trail, and after brief deliberation concluded … Continue reading

January 16, 2019

Canadian vessel

Entering Padilla Bay from the Swinomish Channel Wednesday morning is the “Pacific Sentinel,” a response vessel from the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC).

January 8, 2019


I didn’t have much time to do anything other than to grab my camera when this eagle made a guest appearance in our neighborhood. This is a “fly-by” shot at he opted to fly over our roof and off into … Continue reading

January 7, 2019

Working the pass

From my files, 2005. Dunlap tug “Rosario” taking logs through Deception Pass … a Pacific Northwest scene that has become increasingly rare.

January 6, 2019

Trails beckon!

This lone hiker makes his way from Bowman Bay to Rosario Beach. A stunning trail!

December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

What a wonderful way to usher in the New Year! Iconic Mt. Baker was the icing on the cake for this final day of 2018.

December 22, 2018

‘We’re workin’ here!’

It takes very challenging conditions to keep tugs from their work. The Crowley tug Nanuo is pictured here crossing paths with the Skagit County Guemes Ferry on Thursday.