In the News

June 17, 2003

Day Trippin’

Sometimes, not often enough, my wife and I escape our daily routine on a day trip as walk-ons aboard a state ferry bound for the San Juans. Passenger only rates are still affordable, and the trip is relaxing, regardless of weather (don’t bring that cell phone!). We like to pack a lunch with treats we […]

June 16, 2003

Days gone by

Time takes its toll, as evidenced by these photographs. The old Junk store pictured here is located in back of the historic Anacortes Marine Supply and Hardware store on 2nd Street. The Enchantress, a tugboat dating back to the 1940s, is now a derelict in Fidalgo Bay waters near what was once a bustling Anacortes […]

June 14, 2003

June flora

Morning sunshine drew me to a neighbor’s gardens. “The grass is always greener,” as you know, so the flowers must be prettier, too. My brief stroll yielded a number of beautiful images, and my neighbor Yoshi ultimately emerged from his home to give his blessing, converting my trespass to a visit.

June 13, 2003

Graduation night

Friday, June 13, 2003 marked the end of a 12-year journey for the Anacortes School District Class of 2003. This class was “under construction” during elementary, middle school and high school years as several district buildings were remodeled and renovated. Class motto was: “Life is not about the breaths you take. It is about the […]

February 4, 2002

Daddio’s goes retro

Daddio’s, a new restaurant on Commercial Avenue, represents the realization of a dream for Anacortes native Will Lamphiear. Will, who apprenticed at Randy’s Pier 61 when he was in high school, will manage the pizza diner with his wife, Lori. The two moved back to Anacortes from Phoenix with their baby, Cadence, to manage the […]

August 1, 2001

Air Centennial

It was a wonderful day on Whidbey last Saturday, July 30, when the Navy joined approximately 15,000 guests in an international celebration of U.S. Naval Aviation. One hundred years! Included here are a few of the 400-plus photos I shot during this sun-splashed Centennial. Among the aircraft is a Boeing PT-13 Stearman Kaydet. This aircraft […]

Thank you for visiting

A casual journal spotlighting
Anacortes residents and events


Anacortes Today
c/o Steve Berentson
1102 King Street
Anacortes, WA 98221

Photo Prints & Licensing

Photos are available as archival prints. They are also available for licensing to be used on your website. Please contact us to request a photo.

© 2023 Anacortes Today | Accessibility Privacy Policy Terms of Service