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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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June 16, 2009

Coastal living

This is the view looking north from the point where 5th Street meets Fidalgo Bay.

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February 24, 2009

Rocky top view

A view from the rocks at Cap Sante, overlooking downtown Anacortes and Cap Sante Boat Haven. Be patient. The sun will return.

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April 8, 2008

View homes

Old and new, both with a view. These Cap Sante homes face Fidalgo Bay and Mt. Baker. There are several new homes in the neighborhood, and a few under construction.

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July 1, 2007

New housing

New housing starts continue at an impressive rate in Anacortes. For many residents of Rock Ridge, a housing development adjacent to city forestland on the northwest corner of the island, it’s all about the view. A construction crew spent its … Continue reading

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May 3, 2007

Future view

Actually, the view’s there now, but it will be awhile before this new residential development is ready for occupants. The site is located at the end of 17th Street above Oakes Avenue, with a sweeping view of the Guemes Channel … Continue reading

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August 19, 2006

Channel view

Pictured here is a blue heron, taking in the sights from a piling near the west shore of the Swinomish Channel. The channel marks the east boundary of Fidalgo Island, accessible by three bridges including the Duane Berentson Bridge pictured … Continue reading

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May 14, 2004

On a clear day you can see…

A view like this makes it easy to understand why visitors to Anacortes decide to make Fidalgo Island their home. This photograph was taken Wednesday afternooon from a new street in Rock Ridge, located near Little Cranberry Lake. The residential … Continue reading

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April 19, 2004

View from the top

There’s a reason local folks send visiting out-of-towners to Cap Sante. This is a Sunday morning view to the west, toward Cap Sante Boat Haven. Visible to the top right is the New Wilson Hotel (red brick), tentatively scheduled for … Continue reading

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July 25, 2003

Bench with a view

It’s not likely you’ll find solitude here at this time of year, but there is often a bench seat available near this weathered crag at the top of the Washington Park Loop Road. At least two generations of my family … Continue reading

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