Despite the distinct presence of smoke from eastern Washington wildfires, many opted to get outdoors Tuesday morning to enjoy some time on the water. The power boat pictured here passes west on Deception Pass, with Lottie and Bowman bays visible in the distance. Teen buddies gathered their fishing gear and headed for Cranberry Lake, as did a couple experiencing their first kayak adventure on the lake.
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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