Heavy lifting

Published November 21, 2008 / by Steve Berentson

Fall weather keeps most boaters at home, so “traffic” on the Guemes Channel is at a minimum as dredging continues at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard. By the time the 2009 boating season arrives, there will be dramatic changes visible near Port of Anacortes Pier One.

About Steve Berentson
A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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