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July 9, 2011

Masted beauties

Familiar guests at Cap Sante Boat Haven in Anacortes are the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain, tall ship replicas that delight people around the Puget Sound. For details about the ships and their schedules, visit www.ladywashington.org.

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February 16, 2011

Out of the trees

Sunshine drew me to the west side of the city. I was greeted near the entrance to Washington Park by this pair of deer, which moved cautiously from the treeline to the perimeter road leading to the Loop Road. I … Continue reading

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August 28, 2010

New look

Among modest developments in Anacortes recently is this new sign/electronic reader board at Washington Federal Bank on Commercial Avenue. Here’s hoping the temperatures remain on the high end of the sixties for a few more weeks …

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August 5, 2010

Generation gap

The appeal differs, but both tall ship Lady Washington and power boat Mystic Sea (right) generate revenue by inviting tourists for Puget Sound adventures. The Mystic Sea is a whale watching vessel based in Anacortes. The Lady Washington, whose homeport … Continue reading

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August 2, 2010

Docked duo

Docked in Anacortes for the past few days have been tall ship replicas Hawaiian Chieftain (foreground) and Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington. In addition to area cruises, the ships have offered short jaunts so civilian … Continue reading

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July 29, 2010

Lady greets guests

Lady of the Sea, a sculpture at Seafarers’ Memorial in downtown Anacortes, “greets” each vessel entering the harbor at Cap Sante Boat Haven. This week she welcomes another “lady” — the Lady of Washington clipper ship.

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May 17, 2010

Wooden ships

Sharing the frame in this Monday morning shot are the Lady Washington and the Mitlite (foreground). There will be dozens of more “modern” boats at Cap Sante Boat Haven this week for the 2010 TrawlerFest.

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October 15, 2009

Fall stroll

This gentleman was among a dozen or so walkers I encountered Wednesday afternoon on a drive through Washington Park.

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August 3, 2009

Morning stroll

Washington Park and environs are a great place to photograph wildlife such as this pair of deer. I love such encounters, but a few minutes after taking this photo I spotted four deer in the front yard of a nearby … Continue reading

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January 15, 2009

Get the picture

Take advantage of the coming break in weather to get out and enjoy one of this community’s most precious assets … Washington Park. Take 12th Street/Oakes west past the ferry terminal and hook up with the loop road that leads … Continue reading

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August 9, 2008

Under fire

Staging yet another “sea battle” on the waters between Fidalgo and Guemes islands Saturday were the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain (firing cannon). Word is they will be available for tour and cruise again out of Cap Sante Boat … Continue reading

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August 8, 2008

Weekend warrior

The Lady Washington, a tall ship replica out of Grays Harbor, visits Anacortes with sister ship Hawaiian Chieftain Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10. The vessels will operate out of Cap Sante Boat Haven, offering dockside tours as well … Continue reading

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