This inspiring Douglas Fir at Deception Pass State Park is estimated to be more than 850 years old. Visitors are asked to remain at a distance. “Oil painting” effect on January 2023 photograph.
Seahawks boys basketball fills the house. It is always an exciting, sentimental journey to attend a high school sporting event, but Wednesday night with top-of-the league opponents Anacortes and Lynden, it was particularly rewarding. Coach Brett Senff and a talented squad of players came into the game with only one loss, but at the final […]
City Hall data shows that new construction in 2022 matched up closely with activity in 2021. Permits in 2022, through December 31 Total permit applications received: 979 Total permits issued: 951 New dwelling units: 96 (83 issued) Breakdown of new dwelling units: 34 New Single Family Residences 12 New Cottages 14 Duplex units (7 buildings) […]
I have had the privilege of visiting this incredible marine park on two occasions, thanks to my friend Larry Stickles. This photo was taken in 2005. Princess Louisa Inlet, called by indigenous peoples “Suivoolot”, meaning sunny and warm, has beckoned sea travelers since it was first seen by man. Except for aircraft, the sea is […]