items tagged with fidalgo

February 16, 2011

School auction

This is a photo of the central portion of an artwork created by 3rd grade students at Fidalgo School for a March 5 auction. The piece, which is displayed at Starbucks with a handful of others, is titled “Eat, Play, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2010

Line in the water

It’s Saturday, it’s sunny and school’s out. A great time to grab a fishing pole and head for the beach. In this case, the rocks off Fidalgo Bay at the base of Cap Sante.

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September 16, 2008

Moon over Fidalgo

Weather conditions have been great for photography the past few days, including Monday evening. This shot of a full moon was taken from the beach at Fidalgo Bay with the lights of Shell Puget Sound Refinery reflecting onto the water … Continue reading

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July 23, 2008

Caffeine corner

Location, location, location. Pictured here are business partners Ernie Ward (left) and Mark Evans, owners of the new Fidalgo Bay Coffee House at 12th and Commercial Avenue. Kayla Nibarger (center) is one of the barristas at the drive-through shop, which … Continue reading

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March 6, 2008

Pond’s edge

Wind and rain will slowly open this cattail spike and “redistribute” its contents. The velvety brown head pops open after a top flower has been pollinated. This means that seeds are ripe – waiting to float through the air in … Continue reading

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October 5, 2007

Demolition begins

A heavy equipment operator took the first “bite” out of a building today as the Port of Anacortes kicked off a demolition and contamination cleanup project at Cap Sante Boat Haven. Demolition of buildings is required due to underground contamination … Continue reading

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August 7, 2007

Life on the hill

South Fidalgo Island boasts a more rural atmosphere, as evidenced by this home on the hill. Water, sewer and zoning are elements that keep the population down in this area.

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June 27, 2007

Fidalgo shoreline

Those who enjoy the Tommy Thompson Trail also enjoy views like this one. This shoreline path is a special community asset.

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April 19, 2007

Near Weaverling

This heron stands near water’s edge at the perimeter of Fidalgo Bay Resort. The city’s Tommy Thompson Trail runs through the resort on Weaverling Spit, and across the bay to March’s Point on an abandoned trestle once owned by Burlington … Continue reading

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April 13, 2007

Elevated perspective

It was almost one year ago now that I was treated to an aerial “tour” of Anacortes and environs. This photograph includes the Anacortes waterfront in the foreground, Padilla Bay and Mt. Baker on the horizon. Situated in the center … Continue reading

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August 16, 2006

High point

Mt. Erie stands bathed in early evening sun Tuesday, the waters of Lake Erie shimmering in the foreground.

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August 8, 2006

Oyster planting

City Council member Erica Pickett (right) was among volunteers who started a two-day native oyster planting project in Fidalgo Bay Monday. Bags of shells with seeds were tossed into the bay from the Tommy Thompson Trail trestle at high tide … Continue reading

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