It is always sobering to see U.S. military personnel and veterans gathered in one place, as they were Monday for a Veterans Day celebration in Anacortes. Countless stories, most never told from a public stage. Countless lives touched by their service. Pictured here are just a few of those gathered this week at the Veterans Day event. Thanks to all for your service!
A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.
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