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May 25, 2022

Afternoon sunshine

As far as I’m concerned, one of the biggest “news items” today is afternoon sun in Anacortes! This photo was taken from the shoreline at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, next door to the Cap Sante Marine fuel dock.

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May 23, 2022

Heritage hosts first Fly Day, 2022

An exciting kickoff Fly Day at Heritage Flight Museum in Bayview. On hand for flights in the vintage aircraft were retired military pilot and NASA astronaut Bill Anders, founder of the world class museum. Flying with him are his sons, Greg and Alan Anders (plus Craig Nelson). See the museum website for details, including information […]

May 22, 2022

New plaque dedicated at memorial park

What a wonderful way to mark U.S. Armed Forces Day. Several dozen gathered Saturday, May 21 at Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes to dedicate a new plaque placed in honor of those service people who gave their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mayor Matt Miller, a U.S. Navy veteran, acknowledged many individuals and groups […]

May 21, 2022

Tokitae at DCI

Currently in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries is the MV Tokitae, a 362-foot, 1,500 passenger vessel that plays an important role in the Washington State ferry system. The ferry, built in Seattle, has two car decks (capacity 144 vehicles) and two passenger decks.

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Looking Back

May 18, 2022

Anacortes Lutheran Church confirmation: 1928

In 1984 I had the privilege of editing a 75th Anniversary history of Anacortes Lutheran Church. I found this photo in my “archives,” and I have come to believe it is the confirmation class of 1928. If so, pictured here are Pastor Hjermstad, Harold Berentson, Laurene Johnson (Rhodes), Eldora Prawitz (Peterson), Willard Rockom, Harold Trulson, […]

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May 9, 2022

Vulture roosts near lake

This creature captures your attention and leaves a permanent impression. Turkey vulture in snag near Heart Lake, 2018. There were companions, which made the event even more intimidating. Beak and claws are built for serious scavenging.

April 29, 2022

Canoe Pass guardian: 2013

I was shocked once to hear my wife ask: “How many eagle photos can one guy take?” Answer: 10,000+ On a serious note, I do have my favorites, one of which is this shot from Canoe Pass Bridge near the Fidalgo Island side of Deception Pass. I rarely see eagle perched on this bluff, and […]


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