items tagged with Anacortes

October 4, 2011

Rising up

With foundation work complete, the skyline is changing at the Anacortes Water Treatment Plant on the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. See the city website for details on this project.

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October 1, 2011

Crying time

Lest there be any confusion, the back of town crier Judy Jewell’s “scroll” features a visual aid identifying her town. Jewell, the former official town crier of Anacortes, performed a “base cry” at the first of three competitions to be … Continue reading

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August 23, 2011

Up and down

Sailors engaged in a race are photographed through the masts of sailboats tethered at the docks of Anacortes Marina.

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August 15, 2011

Where the heart is

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April 22, 2011

Changing shoreline

This photograph taken from the hill near Grandview Cemetery shows a changing Fidalgo Bay shoreline. In the foreground is Anacortes Marina. Above is Cap Sante Boat Haven, a public marina protected by a new configuration of breakwaters. A new pier … Continue reading

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March 27, 2011

Top two fish

Wide grins followed presentation of checks to top fishermen at Sunday afternoon’s culminating ceremony of the Anacortes Salmon Derby. Pictured here with the top two fish are $15,000 winner Mike Campion (left) of Bellingham and $5,000 second place winner Pat … Continue reading

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March 27, 2011

No losers

Salmon or not, no one loses when they choose to participate in the Anacortes Salmon Derby. A day on the water often yields views like this one looking toward Canada from the Cypress Island shoreline. Whether you catch a fish … Continue reading

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March 15, 2011


Pictured here are Anacortes High School students Ivey Frederickson, Sarah Tisinger, Tyler Matthews and Allie Hurtado, performers in the upcoming musical titled “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The musical comedy opens Thursday, March 17 at Brodniak Auditorium. Production … Continue reading

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February 23, 2011

Snow indeed

It’s only a matter of time now before neighborhood kids with sleds and discs begin to populate the hill on our corner. School’s cancelled for the day, and forecasts call for continued cold, so the white stuff’s likely to be … Continue reading

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December 5, 2010

Musical gifts

Flutist Kaylee Tanner, an AHS sophomore, was among dozens of local students who contributed their musical gifts toward the kickoff of Christmas season 2010 in Anacortes. See previous Gallery images, plus images in “Activities” section for scenes from weekend events.

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December 4, 2010

Christmas on parade

Hundreds lined the streets of Historic Downtown Anacortes for the annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 4. Opening parade photos featured the state ferry Hyak as a backdrop. Childrens by the hundreds enjoyed parade entries and volunteers with goodies ranging from … Continue reading

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November 26, 2010

Music honors

Selected for prestigious honors from the Music Educators National Association (MENC) were Anacortes High School band member Clint Malcom; All NW Jazz Choir, Mason Cole; All NW Choir, Tessa Hobson and Lauren Ward; All State Choir, Nick Majeske, Tyler Hammel, … Continue reading

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