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January 22, 2020

Art Walk Friday, February 7

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, February 7 from 6–9 p.m. 705 Commercial Ave, Trinity Skate Trinity Skate Gallery is featuring the “Read My Lips,” collection of Whitney L Anderson. For more information, see whitneylanderson.com. Standing exhibits include Trinity Skate’s skatedeck art, SLG Photography, the magical art of Melanie and Greg Dugan of Art Studio […]

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January 20, 2020

Winter: working waterfront

Fidalgo Island’s working waterfront knows no season. Yes, some seasons are busier than others, but activities ranging from recreational sailing to commercial fishing continue year-round, as evidenced by these photos taken Sunday, January 19. In addition to several local marinas, marine activities include Wahington State Ferries (WSF), the Port of Anacortes, Dakota Creek Industries, Trident, […]

January 19, 2020

Anacortes veteran closes crab season

Anacortes native Ken Crews closed the 2019-2020 crab season Sunday on return to Cap Sante Marina from a day of crabbing on Skagit Bay. Crews, who has been crabbing for 30 years, skippers the “Jewlz,” a familiar working boat to locals. His son Kyle is also a commercial fisherman. Both men are graduates of Anacortes […]

January 18, 2020

Gallery extends celebration due to snow

Scott Milo Gallery in downtown Anacortes is extending their 25th Anniversary exhibition until February 4 to make up for some of the days of inclement weather. The exhibition features 15 artists: paintings, sculptures, glass and tables. Artists include Jennifer Bowman, Lanny Bergner, Randy Dana, Amanda Houston, Lewis Jones, Steve Klein, Gary Leake, Lorna Libert, Terri […]

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January 22, 2020

‘The Old Man’

When I typed “heron” into my website search engine I was reminded just how much I love photographing blue herons. They abound in this area, from marinas to bays, but one of my favorite heron photographs is from a sailboat trip to Chatterbox Falls, British Columbia in October 2005. Friend James Stover nicknamed this heron […]

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January 21, 2020

Abandoned barn collapses

I was on the way home from Burlington today when I noticed this winter casualty, a collapsed barn visible from the highway at the intersection of Pulver Road and Hwy. 20. Skagit icons disappearing one by one…

January 20, 2020

Public port, shining star

A superstar among accessible Port of Anacortes public assets is Cap Sante Marina, renowned among boaters for its location, amenities, service and competitive pricing. Investment in the facility is ongoing, as evidenced by these photos from late 2011 and early 2012. Text with the 2011 photo read: “The ‘front porch’ at the Cap Sante Boat […]

January 17, 2020

Mt. Baker steam

Memory Lane this morning while Mt. Baker was visible,fresh snow swirling near the peak. This photo was taken on a Mt. Baker climb in August 1986. Visible are steam holes enroute to the summit. We were blessed with beautiful skies, not a foregone conclusion on this Pacific Northwest adventure. Photo from a desktop scanner. Have […]

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