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September 19, 2011

Similk Beach

Visible in this photo are Fidalgo Island features including Similk Beach, Mt. Erie and Lake Campbell.

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July 24, 2011

Age-old pastime

Take one beach, add boy and rocks, and you’ll soon find that boy engaged in the great adventure of skipping stones. That was the case Saturday when I visited Seafarers’ Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes. What a great place to … Continue reading

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July 18, 2011

Beach blossoms

These flowers are blooming just a few yards from the Guemes Channel shoreline near the Puget Sound Rope factory in Anacortes. Enjoy the sun while it lasts!

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February 28, 2011

New contour

This was the scene Monday afternoon at the beach at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, located next door to Cap Sante Boat Haven. Just underway is Phase Three of the cleanup of a former Scott Paper mill site on the shore of … Continue reading

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January 30, 2011

Beach time

My first reaction upon arriving at Cap Sante Boat Haven’s North Basin was to get back in the car. I thought better of it, however, and discovered the walkway at Rotary Park was protected from the wind. In short, I … Continue reading

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December 21, 2010

Beach makeover

New wharf and docks on the shoreline near Seafarers’ Memorial are visible from Cap Sante. This former paper mill site is going to be an awesome beachfront asset.

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July 27, 2010

Beach recovery

This section of the Fidalgo Bay shoreline is currenty closed to the public as an environmental cleanup/restoration is underway. But when it re-opens, it will be yet another amazing “jewel” in the treasure chest of Anacortes assets. This section of … Continue reading

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June 22, 2010

North Beach

Summer sunshine draws thousands to Deception Pass State Park, which includes beaches, trails and camping on Whidbey AND Fidalgo islands. This photo of North Beach was taken from the bridge.

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June 2, 2010

Size 11

It’s beach season (some visit year-round, but I’m a fair weather beachcomber). Truth be told, this footprint is actually from an 11.5 tennis shoe. Big feet, big heart?

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September 25, 2009

Public beach project

Beach cleanup and area improvements including street resurfacing and sidewalks continue at the end of Commercial Avenue adjacent to the Port of Anacortes warehouse. A water line will be installed between the port building and “O” Avenue, providing improved fire … Continue reading

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August 5, 2009

Beach art

Crabbing has been great this summer, which is good news for lovers of Northwest seafood. Not so good news for the crab.

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February 23, 2009

Changing waterfront

This photograph from Cap Sante offers a birdseye view of activities on part of the Fidalgo Bay shoreline adjacent to Cap Sante Boat Haven. The beach serves as a staging area for environmental cleanup and construction of a new breakwater … Continue reading

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