Oyster Run Anacortes 2023 drew thousands despite some Saturday and Sunday rain. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the regional event. As usual, Sunday’s downtown crowd included not only bikers but people who found their way to Commercial Avenue and side streets to enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of the gathering. Business was […]
It was an exciting day Saturday, September 9, when Naval Air Station Whidbey Island opened its doors to the public. Activities ranged from aircraft displays and flight demonstrations to live music, food and information booths. Special features for young guests ranged from climbing tower to face painting. There were also opportunities to sit in the […]
A busy weekend on Whidbey Island included two days of exciting hydroplane races on the Oak Harbor waterfront. “Hydros for Heroes” is an American Power Boats Association (APBA) registered national and regional professional charity racing event. It is promoted and organized by The Craig McKenzie Team Foundation, and operated with the assistance of dozens of […]
The state ferry “Yakima” is currently in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes for scheduled maintenance. According to Washington State Ferries (WSF) it is estimated to return to service on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route in mid-October.