Anacortes Today Blog

March 6, 2018

One, two, three … four!

It’s possible that this is a common occurrence, but when I saw the “Samish” approaching the Ship Harbor terminal yesterday I wondered where it was going to find a place to tie up. Turns out four ferries were “present and … Continue reading

February 23, 2018

Sandwich shop coming

I got it straight from the horse’s mouth this week when local business owner Joey Goss confirmed that a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop is planned at the former location of Select Styling at 21st and Commercial Avenue. Look for developments … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

Boat & Yacht Show a natural

Of course Anacortes boasts a boat show! Bigger and better than ever this year, May 17-20 at Cap Sante Marina and neighboring upland facilities.

February 12, 2018

Lots of snow

As evidenced from this photo at the center of Deception Pass Bridge Sunday, there has been plenty of snowfall on Mt. Baker and foothills this winter.

February 4, 2018

Lakeside predator

If you’re a fish or small bird (any small creature, for that matter), this eagle’s departure from a tree limb could spell real trouble. As in “dive!”

January 14, 2018

Fidalgo Head stairway

Stone stairs lead from the top of the viewpoint area at Fidalgo Head in Washington Park.

January 4, 2018

Navy air practice

“Growler” air crew from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station on an overcast January afternoon. This crew’s primary mission is electronic attack. According to the U.S. Navy, “the EA-18G’s vast array of sensors and weapons provides the warfighter with a lethal … Continue reading

January 2, 2018

Day Two 2018

Morning in Anacortes, January 2, 2018. Cold and colorful.

January 1, 2018

Full moon lights up New Year!

December 11, 2017


It’s hard to determine whether this look actually reflects a grumpy attitude, but I’m pretty sure this eagle would rather see me move along…

December 9, 2017

Trolley pup

I almost missed this cute pup, all bundled up and ready for a ride on the Chamber-sponsored horse-drawn trolley today in downtown Anacortes.

November 27, 2017

Seahawks claim win

The 12th Man flag flew proudly at Frontier Ford in Anacortes Sunday. The Seahawks got off to a slow start but ultimately got the job done, defeating the 49ers 24-13. From this point the competition only gets tougher.