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April 27, 2023

No Sidney ferry ‘unacceptable’

On February 28 State Sen. Liz Lovelett, Rep. Alex Ramel, and Rep. Debra Lekanoff of the 40th Legislative District released the following statement: “Today, the Washington State Ferry Service announced that due to vessel capacity limitations, they are unlikely to resume the Anacortes to Sidney, B.C. service until 2030. “To say we are extremely disappointed […]

April 25, 2023

Couples enjoy nature

I was hardly alone on my Monday afternoon adventure to Rosario Head and Bowman Bay. There were a number of small groups and couples enjoying the beauty of this area under sunny skies. One couple from Bellingham sat with their dog, looking south in hopes of seeing aircraft from NAS Whidbey. Others enjoyed exploration in […]

April 24, 2023

Sun and tide

Tide is out … and so is the sun! Ship Harbor in Anacortes, Monday afternoon.

April 21, 2023

Women painters in May

Scott Milo Gallery welcomes back members of the Women Painters of Washington Show featuring more than 50 juried paintings for the month of May. The artists bring a great selection of mediums and subject matter. Many artists are from the greater Seattle area and others from various cities across the state. Artists will be on […]

April 18, 2023

Big sky Anacortes

View from Ship Harbor beach looking east, Tuesday morning.

April 16, 2023

Central Whidbey’s Fort Casey

Whether it’s a day trip or a camping adventure you are contemplating, Fort Casey on Central Whidbey Island is a great destination. Among features at the one-time U.S. Army installation are gun batteries, observation towers and the iconic Admiralty Head Lighthouse.

April 11, 2023

Ferry schedule accommodates seasonal traffic

State ferry Kaleetan emerges from mist into Ship Harbor, Anacortes.

April 10, 2023

Unseasonable weather

Anacortes as viewed from Cap Sante, beautiful regardless of weather.

April 8, 2023

Bulk carrier takes on load of petcoke

Just arrived at Port of Anacortes Pier 2 is bulk carrier Strategic Venture, sailing under the flag of Singapore. The ship is taking on a load of petroleum coke (petcoke) from local refinery HF Sinclair.

April 5, 2023

Rosario a favorite for viewpoints

Sunshine and natural beauty combine to attract adventurers ranging from tide pool investigators to picknickers and trail hikers. Come on, Spring!

April 4, 2023

Powell creates high profile art

Among my favorite pieces of public art in this area are “The Maiden of Deception Pass” at Rosario Beach and “Cormorant” at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) adjacent to the state ferry terminal. Both pieces were created by local artist Tracy Powell. To read more about Powell, click here.

April 3, 2023

Ballots in mail for Public Safety levy

Ballots go out this week for the Public Safety Levy request intended to address understaffed Anacortes fire and police departments. If approved by voters the levy lid request would fund 8 new firefighter/medics and 5 police officers. See for details.

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