Anacortes Today Blog

May 7, 2009

Waterfront Festival boasts impressive roots

> (Note: The Anacortes Waterfront Festival, an event with a dramatic history, is scheduled May 16 & 17 at Cap Sante Boat Haven in downtown Anacortes)By Steve BerentsonSmall town histories suffer from a tendency toward exaggeration – but when it … Continue reading

May 4, 2009

Deception Pass morning

>There is a reason millions of people find their way to Deception Pass each year. This is a flat-out stunning place to visit, any time of year. I shot this photo Sunday morning looking west from the Whidbey Island side … Continue reading

April 24, 2009

Recollections of Electrical Shop

>(Note: Yet another story from my youth, recalled during my days as a columnist for Fidalgo Magazine.)I picked up a magazine the other day and saw an advertisement for a DVD program … touted as an educational program “where virtual … Continue reading

April 9, 2009

Happy boy at water’s edge

>(Note: Another sentimental journey from my period as a columnist for Fidalgo Magazine. Attached photograph is a current shot of Ace of Hearts Creek, to which I make reference in this piece. When I was a boy the creek had … Continue reading

April 8, 2009

Island predators

>I saw a number of bald eagles and hawks on my trip last weekend to Samish Island, but Fidalgo Island boasts its own population of predators. On Tuesday I spent about 45 minutes on March’s Point, much of that time … Continue reading