Collectors come in many varieties, but Bill Wooding’s collection is unique. Once again this year, Bill brought a contingent representing “Fort Wooding” with a collection of vehicles ranging from U.S. Marine Corps jeep to Russian tank. Camo was the color of the day for this parade entry. Thanks, Bill, for sharing this amazing collection of […]
Wow! Thanks to all participants in the 2021 Fourth of July Parade in downtown Anacortes. Thousands of enthusiastic onlookers line Commercial Avenue from 3rd Street to 9th Street for a classic community parade “comeback” after a COVID year with no event. More photos to come.
Featured here are “before and after” photographs of sections of the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges, currently in the midst of a comprehensive maintenance, repair and paint project under contract with the state Department of Transportation. The spans will ultimately boast a new, shiny coat of green paint, as evidenced on the east guardrail […]
Northwest icon Deception Pass bridges have been under protective shrouds on and off for months as contractors do repair and paint work for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). “The bridge” is actually two spans: Canoe Pass Bridge connecting Fidalgo Island to the center support of Pass Island, and Deception Pass Bridge connecting to […]
Reports are that is has been a great couple of days of sailing for Race Week Pacific Northwest, based in Anacortes out of Cap Sante Marina. Here are a few scenes from the marina, where activity spills out not only to surrounding waters but to the business community as well. Remember, this is a pubic […]
A number of factors including sunshine and a pent-up desire to gather in groups once again have breathed new life into communities including Anacortes. Businesses were busy up and down Commercial Avenue, with activity spilling over the The Depot and Cap Sante Marina neighborhoods as well. Featured here are a few examples of that activity, […]
Hikes/walks provide exercise, relief from “incarceration” … and an opportunity to meet neighbors of the feathered variety. Some of these birds are more cooperative than others. The flicker is elusive, and the kill deer combines speed and camouflage to make things challenging. Always fun to come away with a photo or two.
What an exciting surprise this morning to find this classic beauty motoring north on Commercial Avenue. By the time I turned around these gents were in front of City Hall. This is a 1924 American LaFrance, restored over years by a dedicated team of volunteers. Hoping to get details on the fact that she’s up […]