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May 30, 2011

Memorial tribute

Pictured here are Stan Jewell (with flowers) and two others of about two dozen veterans gathered Monday morning at Grandview Cemetery for a Memorial Day service. In addition to the veterans, more than two dozen others gathered for the brief … Continue reading

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May 7, 2011

Boat season

A parade of boats was just one of numerous events scheduled Saturday at Cap Sante Boat Haven for the opening day of Boating Season 2011. Other activities included sea shanties, brief speeches, a blessing of the fleet, clam chowder luncheon … Continue reading

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November 12, 2010

Vet Day speaker

Among speakers at this week’s Veterans Day event at the Port of Anacortes Event Center was U.S. Army Sgt. Shelby Junkman. Junkman, who has leadership responsibilities at the National Guard Armory, is also a former U.S. Marine with combat experience. … Continue reading

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May 28, 2009

Scheduled outage

It was a long afternoon in the neighborhood as crews spent several hours replacing a power pole and lines at the intersection of “O” Avenue and King Street. Ventured out to the Penguin and to the library to gain Internet … Continue reading

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September 3, 2007

Jazz finale

Monday is the final day of the 2007 Anacortes Jazz Festival, featuring artists including Marc Seales, Michael Powers and the Yellowjackets. The Chamber-sponsored festival begins at 11:30 and gates close at 4:00 p.m. For details see www.anacortes.org. Tickets are available … Continue reading

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June 1, 2005

Lest we forget

I was shocked to read yesterday that a recent poll showed fewer than 40 percent of Americans understand the significance of Memorial Day. I was pleased that in the Anacortes area alone, three separate ceremonies were held to honor those … Continue reading

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July 19, 2003

Shipwreck mania

Chamber of Commerce organizers, shoppers and vendors alike were happy about today’s Shipwreck Day, this community’s annual main street garage sale. There were more vendors than ever, and the weather was perfect. Talk about your underground economy…(More photos in the … Continue reading

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