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October 4, 2011

Rising up

With foundation work complete, the skyline is changing at the Anacortes Water Treatment Plant on the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. See the city website for details on this project.

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August 24, 2011

Progress continues

A birdseye view of progress at the Anacortes Water Treatment Plant on the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. The round foundation is for a tank, and plans call for eventual replacement of the building on the right. See for … Continue reading

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July 6, 2011

Major project

Crews continue to work below ground level as construction continues at the Anacortes City Water Treatment Plant in Mount Vernon. The project, essentially a re-build of a 40-year-old plant, will be complete in mid-year 2013. The Skagit River, which occasionally … Continue reading

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August 1, 2010

Loaded and ready

If it’s August, it must be time for water balloons. I discovered this colorful stash at a weekend picnic. There were no “survivors” from this collection.

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May 7, 2010

Seasonal water fun

This photograph of “pirates” and tugboat was taken last summer at the Anacortes Work Boat Race. That event will take place again this year (even MORE pirates) on Shipwreck Day, July 17, but in the meantime, there will be plenty … Continue reading

June 5, 2007

Biz Point rescue

Two teen-aged boaters were rescued Tuesday night off Biz Point after their “Sunfish” sailboat capsized. First on the scene at about 8 p.m. were a couple of neighbors in a rowboat and small skiff. They were soon joined by the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2005


I’m not sure if it was fog or rain that resulted in these droplets taking up temporary residence on a rosebud in our garden. Regardless, the tiny pink orb caught my eye on an otherwise gray, dreary morning.

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May 24, 2004

It WAS a water festival…

I was just a little bit late with the camera on this shot Sunday at the Waterfront Festival. Anacortes High School students Ryan Broussard and Hillary Pressentin jumped together into the chili waters of Cap Sante Boat Basin, followed by … Continue reading

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August 30, 2003

Water Wheel

This water wheel stands idle near a pond at Weaverling Spit, just a short walk from Fidalgo Bay Resort.

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March 3, 2003

Under the bridge

Fog shrouds the larger of two spans at Deception Pass, one of the state’s most popular tourist destinations. This photograph is taken looking toward Whidbey Island.

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August 2, 2002

Afternoon adventure

Traffic on the Guemes Channel is much heavier during summer months. This sailboat motors up the channel with Mt. Baker looming in the background. In the foreground are logs tied up near Randy’s Pier 61 Restaurant. It is not uncommon … Continue reading

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