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March 3, 2011

New Wilson arch

Less visible than the cross-avenue arch welcoming guests to downtown Anacortes is this arch over the main entrance to the New Wilson Hotel on Commercial Avenue. The hotel was renovated and now features apartments administered by the Anacortes Housing Authority.

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February 13, 2009

Old Hawks honored

Honored this week at an Anacortes High School basketball game were Erling Oakland, Fred Olson and Lee Wilson, starters on an AHS team that went to state in 1936, 1937 and 1938. The boys, coached by Chet Rhodes, earned 1938 … Continue reading

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September 27, 2006

Rooftop view

September can be a awesome month in terms of weather. This was the view Tuesday afternoon from the New Wilson Hotel looking north toward the Guemes Channel. That’s the Majestic Inn and Spa, the state ferry Elwha in drydock and … Continue reading

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November 15, 2004

Chamber weather

On my visit to the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce office today I looked across the street and discovered this “Chamber of Commerce weather” scene: a sun-bathed painting of city namesake Anna Curtis on the side of the historic Wilson Hotel. … Continue reading

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July 23, 2003

Landmark building

Plans are underway to make sure that this landmark building, the old Wilson Hotel in downtown Anacortes, will be around for many more years. In addition to a beautiful brick face, the side of the building features historic scenes painted … Continue reading

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