Pictured here are just a few of the four dozen or so students who received news of scholarships Wednesday night through the Anacortes Schools Foundation. More than $86,600 in academic assistance was awarded, packaged in about three dozen scholarships. ASF President Ed Hsu welcomed guests, with Vice President Meredith Machin acting as presenter. Machin told […]
It’s not actually ‘acreage,’ but the Anacortes Farmers Market is celebrating expanded space this spring on the grounds of the one-time Northern Pacific Railroad Depot. Vendors range from organic farmers and fishermen to gardeners and woodcarvers. The market was the place to be Saturday in downtown Anacortes!
Salvation Army Anacortes Corps officers Josh and Ryan Boyd hosted a dessert reception Friday night to honor volunteers who play critical roles at the service center on “R” Avenue. Among those honored were Andrea Saxton, Carollei Lamourux, Les Christianson, Pat Mooney, Bud Strom, Vera Oakes, Kim DeLong, Bud Bourbeau and Food Bank Coordinator Paula John. […]
It was a beautiful evening for a sailboat race — if you didn’t mind the idea of coming home a bit wet. Members of the Anacortes Yacht Club participated in week two of the club’s weekly race series on Fidalgo Bay. Admirers gathered on Cap Sante, many headed for the AYC club after the race […]
Honored Saturday, May 5 at a opening day of boating season event in Anacortes was the late Spencer Swain. Swain, who died June 8, 2011, had moved to Anacortes in 1991 to be close to the water and enjoy life cruising and racing his new Non-Such, “Nessie.” According to his obituary, Swain took up boating […]
Among birthday surprises received by 90-year-old Wallie Funk Sunday was an All-American City banner re-created by the Anacortes Museum and presented by museum representative Bret Lunsford. Funk and former Anacortes Mayor Bud Strom were instrumental in this city’s distinction as an All-America City in 1962.