Except for a solo fisherman, this paddleboarder had Cranberry Lake all to herself Tuesday morning. Solitude becomes a rare thing at Deception Pass Park as summer months bring more people than ever at an already popular state park.
I visited “sister city” Bay View today, across Padilla Bay from Fidalgo Island. Although the Breazeale Interpretive Center is closed right now due to the pandemic, its three trails are open. This facility, popular among students of all ages, is managed by the state Department of Ecology. It is located about one-quarter mile from the […]
By this weekend the community of Anacortes will be even more beautiful than it already is, thanks to the effort of the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, the City of Anacortes and a team of volunteers. On Friday this crew installed beautiful hanging baskets on Commercial Avenue. With the trees and floral contributions of store owners […]
Up and down this community’s main drag, banners such as these have been posted in honor of the Anacortes High School Class of 2020. Pictured here on a pole near the Commercial Avenue roundabout are Trevor Beaner, Lorenzo Adams, Cameron Berg and Anderson. Another down the street includes Drew Monson, Kaitlin McLaughlin, Jack Murphy, Quinn […]
I received this photo from Lou Bergeson, a 1967 aerial of the area that includes March’s Point and the two refineries. Lou’s late husband Dick worked at the Shell Refinery (now Marathon) for many years before retirement. Thanks to “the original Anacortes refinery,” now Marathon, for use of the image.