In the News

May 3, 2024

Morning exercise, NW style

Rowing club crew strokes across the sparkling waters of Fidalgo Bay after a Thursday morning run. Old Anacortes Rowing Society (OARS).

April 30, 2024

Great blue heron sculpture

Public art. Blue heron sculpture in pond at Fidalgo Bay Resort.

April 29, 2024

Nesting in style

Not “in the lights” but above the lights. Osprey pair tending nest, Anacortes ballfield.

April 27, 2024

Jumping for joy

The camera lens provided me a window into the adventurous life of 11-year-old Ansel, who had the Ben Root Skateboard Park all to himself for a few precious minutes on Friday afternoon. At that age I thought “jumping” my bike over a 4-inch curb was a big deal! Have fun, Ansel, and be safe…

April 26, 2024

Scott Milo to feature NW artists

The Scott Milo Gallery welcomes the Puget Sound Group Northwest Artists for a month, May 3-June 1. This juried show features 60 pieces of art representing over 50 member artists. Juror Valerie Collymore, a French Impressionist painter from Bellevue, made the awards. Many artists are new to the gallery, plus you’ll find many familiar names […]

April 25, 2024

Welcome … and Thank You

After several weeks of painstaking renovation, colorful artwork from the “Downtown Anacortes” sign on Commercial Avenue was re-mounted Thursday morning. Kudos to all involved, including Jamie’s Signs and John Lovric, the City of Anacortes, Dakota Creek Industries and the Downtown Business Alliance. Can’t wait for a “blue skies” photo opp, when the reburbished art will […]

April 24, 2024

Harness power on Padilla Bay

Windsurfing Bay View, Fidalgo Island on the horizon.

April 23, 2024

Baker from farmer’s perspective

There are many possible Skagit perspectives on Mt. Baker. This shot is a view a farmer might see while tilling his acreage on “the Skagit Flats.”

April 21, 2024


The look behind the expression “doe-eyed.” Sweet and innocent (except when it comes to rose bushes).

April 20, 2024

Erica passes by

Members of the Old Anacortes Rowing Society row by in the beautiful wooden boat “Erica.”

April 19, 2024

Product over Port dock

Cargo ship Marawah at Port of Anacortes Pier 2, where the vessel is being loaded with petroleum coke.

April 18, 2024

Just gotta get on the water

Sailboat “Abby Normal” slides by Fidalgo Island shore, Mt. Baker and Hat Island as backdrops.

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