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November 21, 2010

Athletes gather food

Basketball players Lauren Kyllo, Deanna Kohl and Kendle Smithee were among several dozen Anacortes High School athletes who conducted a food drive Saturday, November 20. The food drive, sponsored by the Seahawk Athletic Booster Assocation, put student athletes on the … Continue reading

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November 20, 2010

Dedicated athletes

Despite wind and temperatures hovering near freezing, dozens of winter athletes from Anacortes High School conducted a community food drive Saturday, November 20. Pictured here are basketball players Kaleb Wigen, Jared Douglas, Gunnar Ronngren and Conner Longoria. Right behind them … Continue reading

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October 9, 2010

Oktoberfest a hit

Christine White of Anacortes got into the mood early by dressing up for the Oktoberfest event held Saturday at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. White was among about 700 guests who gathered for the Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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October 8, 2010

The Market

A “just because” photo of The Market at Anacortes, Friday afternoon. Used to be the Food Pavilion, and before that, Thrifty Foods.

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August 6, 2010

Heart of Anacortes

Chris Terrell (left) and Mark Edson introduce a new entertainment venue this weekend with a Saturday afternoon show at “The Heart of Anacortes,” an outdoor stage on the corner of 4th Street and “O” Avenue. During a period of economic … Continue reading

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July 5, 2010

Rockets red glare

Once again this year, Anacortes residents were treated to an impressive fireworks display over Fidalgo Bay. This year’s John Curtis Memorial Fireworks Display even got started a bit earlier than in recent years. Thanks to all who made the show … Continue reading

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July 3, 2010


Reminiscent of days gone by, when “town criers” announced the news of the day, official Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell will join other dignitaries in celebration of America’s Independence Day on Sunday, July 4. Events include an 11 a.m. downtown … Continue reading

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May 10, 2010

Home grown banners

This is a closeup of the top of one of the city’s colorful Commercial Avenue banners, a sure sign that the summer season is on its way. There are “banner catalogues” from which to shop, but the Anacortes Chamber of … Continue reading

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April 9, 2010

Small boat milestone

Advocates from all corners of the community gathered Friday, April 9 for a ribbon-cutting event marking the Port’s opening of new small boat launch facilties. Pictured here is the Skye Rocket, the largest among a handful of vessels lowered from … Continue reading

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March 26, 2010

It’s derby time!

The big tent is up and folks have started to arrive in town for the big Anacortes Salmon Derby, featuring a $15,000 prize for the top fish. The derby, based at Cap Sante Boat Haven, will bring hundreds of guests … Continue reading

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November 7, 2009

RR club open house

A guest to the downtown “headquarters” of the Anacortes Fidalgo Model Railroad Club takes a digital photo during a Saturday open house. The club display is amazing … and remains open until 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the basement … Continue reading

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October 6, 2009

Our fair city

This Anacortes aerial was taken from a southeast vantage point during a recent flight with a friend. If it’s Anacortes aerials you’re looking for, I’m your guy. See “contact” button on homepage.

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