items tagged with Anacortes

June 8, 2007

Hats in the air

Mortarboards were in the air Friday night as members of the Anacortes High School Class of 2007 “called it a wrap” on their K-12 careers. For most, the first order of business was the traditional Grad Night adventure, destination unknown. … Continue reading

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April 20, 2007

Unobstructed view

This view from above the Highway 20 spur helps to illustrate the importance of the boating industry in Anacortes. Visible in the center is Anacortes Marina, and beyond that, Cap Sante Boat Haven. The other major marina is at Skyline, … Continue reading

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April 6, 2007

Lighting up

Dine alfresco at Bellissima Trattoria, where a City of Anacortes sidewalk improvement project is now all but complete. Sidewalk tables with umbrellas beckon once again at the 904 Commercial Avenue restaurant, and streetlights were installed Thursday. A tantalizing menu of … Continue reading

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March 11, 2007

Derby winner

Winner of the $5,000 prize for biggest fish in the Anacortes Salmon Derby was Ronald Henning, pictured here with plaque and 22-pound, 8-ounce beauty. Presentations were made by Jay Field (right), president of the Fidalgo Island Chapter of the Puget … Continue reading

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July 31, 2006

Port candidates

Past Port of Anacortes Executive Director Dan Stahl’s departure for a job with the Port of Bellingham sparked a search for a new director. Final candidates for the job underwent a series of interviews, and attended a public “meet and … Continue reading

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July 19, 2006

Summer crew

Busy weeks during the summer call for reinforcements at marinas around the community. Among summer hires at Cap Sante Boat Haven are (l. to r.) Casey Bacetich, Alexander Thomson, Lorlei Medina and Amanda Krebs.

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February 17, 2006

Anacortes Railway

I believe this building dates back to the days of Tommy Thompson’s narrow gauge Anacortes Railway, a custom-built train that delighted city residents and visitors alike until Thompson’s death and a decision to move the train elsewhere. The building stands … Continue reading

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June 6, 2003

City Library

This island community’s new library stands as evidence of its commitment to the future.

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July 15, 2001

OARS outing

Members of the Old Anacortes Rowing and Sailing Society (OARS) glide around the point of Cap Sante on a midweek morning adventure. This is an OARS crew nicknamed “the Flirts,” with Shirley Bowlin steering.

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