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September 28, 2011

Shirtsleeves shift

A brick wall on the perimeter of the Island Hospital expansion project went up Wednesday morning under blue skies and warm temperatures. I always enjoy watching someone engaged in the ancient art of bricklaying.

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May 4, 2011

Up ladder to the roof

Crews began laying down roof panels Wednesday on the addition being constructed at Island Hospital. General contractor on the project is Lydig Construction.

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May 2, 2011

Gala of Hope

Among hundreds of donors dressed in the spirit of the “Kentucky Derby” theme at Saturday night’s Gala of Hope were (l. to r.) Craig Barto, Jerry Barto and his wife, Jan. Hundreds gathered for the eighth annual gala, Island Hospital … Continue reading

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April 19, 2011

Popcorn volunteers

Volunteers pass through the doors of Anacortes public schools by the dozens each day. Among volunteers today at Island View Elementary School were Liz Jenkins (left) and Joanne Dyer, who offered free popcorn to schoolchildren during the lunch hour.

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April 16, 2011

Island Chicks

Crowds gathered early Saturday, April 16 for the “Island Chicks” event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Inside the Port warehouse guests discover antiques, vintage, repurposed and refreshed items for home and garden. The event is being held at … Continue reading

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April 12, 2011

Hospital grows

The “scenery” changes on a daily basis now on the construction site at Island Hospital, as an expansion brings the existing building east toward Commercial Avenue. Completion of the new Medical Arts Pavilion (MAP) is expected in early 2012. Architect … Continue reading

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March 24, 2011

Sun on site

Construction crews at Island Hospital enjoy a break in the weather as progress continues on the public facility’s expansion. Crews to date have seen it all … from rain to hail to snow. Here comes the sun!

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February 9, 2011

Hospital expansion

Heavy equipment crews are hard at work on a project site between Commercial Avenue and Island Hospital. The $7.3 million construction project includes a new facility for physical therapy, cancer care and dialysis services. Project manager is Marc Estvold.

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December 2, 2010

Winter on waterfront

A team from Shell Puget Sound Refinery works diligently, decorating a Christmas tree as part of Island Hospital Foundation’s annual Celebration of Trees at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. The theme of this year’s fund-raising event is … Continue reading

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November 10, 2010

Kids honor vets

Students will be out of school tomorrow on Veterans Day, so several assemblies were held Wednesday, including an afternoon gathering at Island View Elementary School. Among veterans honored with applause and small American flags were (r. to l.) teacher Rodney … Continue reading

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August 2, 2010

Kiket now a park

Kiket Island (center) is now part of Deception Pass State Park. Joint ownership of Kiket Island was made official in June with a signed agreement by the state Parks and Recreation Commission and the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community. Governor Chris … Continue reading

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July 12, 2010

Windy days

A series of sunny days has also included some relatively dramatic winds, as evidenced in this photograph at the entrance to Island Hospital in Anacortes.

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