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In the News

May 15, 2021

Downtown ‘Seahawk’

This osprey, or seahawk, caught my eye the other day. He was perched on a power pole not too far from the street. I watched him for a few minutes, changed positions just in time to see him fly away to one of two nearby towers. Both towers feature large osprey nests. I have been […]

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May 13, 2021

At play on the bay

Cap Sante is always an interesting place to be, but particularly on Spring and Summer nights when boating activity is heavy. My Wednesday evening visit included opportunity to photograph sailors participating in a race. The skippers likely would have preferred more wind, but for this observe, the weather was perfect!

May 10, 2021

Anacortes draws artists

Anacortes attracts artists like butterflies to blossoms. Among many people attracted to a Cap Sante sunset view Sunday was Kirkland artist Min Zhong, pictured here. Zhong, an instructor at Kirkland Art Center, writes on her website: “I have always been passionate about drawing since I was a small child. After high school I took a […]

May 9, 2021

Looking west over Anacortes

Happy to share yet another aerial photo by Anacortes teen Jaden D’Angelo. This photo, taken from a drone flying over Fidalgo Bay, includes some of the waterfront, downtown Anacortes … and on the horizon, Washington Park, Burrows Island, the tip of Guemes Island and the San Juans. Thanks again, Jaden, for providing a new perspective […]

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Looking Back

May 16, 2021

Native American dancer: 1985

This boy was part of a native American dancing group that took part in the summer celebration of the Deception Pass Bridge’s 50th anniversary in 1985. The anniversary event featured a brief ceremony at the bridge, with a program afterward at Deception Pass State Park.

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May 14, 2021

Fishing Pass Lake: 2013

My notes show that this trip went well for this Pass Lake fisherman, whose stand-up technique brought in at least one catch.

May 13, 2021

ATown Big Band: 2013

Horn section, ATown Big Band, Summer of 2013 at Seafarers’ Memorial Park. Part of summer concert series hosted by Port of Anacortes.

May 12, 2021

Vets on parade: 4th of July 2010

A scene from the Anacortes Lions Fourth of July Parade, 2010. Among veterans in this group were Vic Childs, Sr., Tony Nady, Robert Dusenbury and Ken Brown.


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