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September 1, 2011

Bustling north end

That’s Cap Sante in the foreground, Guemes Island on the horizon. In between are many of the businesses and organizations that contribute in significant ways to this community’s health. Look for City Hall and the city wastewater treatment plant. See … Continue reading

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August 17, 2011

Dignitary tour

With Port of Anacortes Executive Director Bob Hyde behind the wheel, state Senator Mary Margaret Haugen (D-Camano Island) toured Anacortes waterfront facilities including Dakota Creek Industries (DCI). Accompanying Hyde and Haugen on the Wednesday morning tour were DCI owner Dick … Continue reading

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August 12, 2011

Tribute to Neil Diamond

Drawing a crowd Friday evening at Seafarers’ Memorial Park was Steve Kelly and Cherry Cherry, a group dedicated to entertaining their audiences with the music of Neil Diamond. The free concert was hosted by the Port of Anacortes and the … Continue reading

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July 22, 2011

Red hot concert

It was a red hot start to the 2011 Summer Concert Series hosted by the Port of Anacortes. The free, five-week outdoor concert series opened Friday with the Red Hot Blues Sisters. The Sisters are fronted by the “hot and … 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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July 10, 2011

Fido’s Fuel

The fuel dock serving Cap Sante Boat Haven is nicknamed “Fido’s Fuel,” a station offering competitively priced fuel, supplies … and delicious ice cream bars.

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June 21, 2011

Free concerts

Live music on the Anacortes waterfront, at a price you can’t beat: FREE! Starting next month the Port of Anacortes will host a series of Friday night concerts at the recently-reopened Seafarers’ Memorial Park, adjacent to Cap Sante Boat Haven. … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011

New asset

This scene is just a hint of things to come at Seafarers’ Memorial Park on the Anacortes waterfront. The park, owned and operated by the Port of Anacortes, re-opened Friday after two years of an environmental cleanup. Other “upgrades” include … Continue reading

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May 21, 2011


Among hundreds of people celebrating the Friday re-opening of Seafarers’ Memorial Park was remote control boat enthusiast Vic Childs. Vic also “plays” with a sailboat of the lifesize variety.

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May 20, 2011

Seafarers’ is back!

It was a perfect day to mark the culmination of a years-long reclamation project at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, the shoreline park owned and operated by residents of the Anacortes Port District. A sun-splashed Mt. Baker loomed on the horizon as … Continue reading

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May 9, 2011

New dock

Guests at the Port’s Opening Day of Boating Season event last Saturday were given an opportunity to preview the soon-to-be-reopened Seafarers’ Memorial Park on Fidalgo Bay. Improvements include a new pier and small craft dock, which kayakers will love. Visible … 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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