Pat Barrett, owner of Barrett Financial, is investing once again in Anacortes. In October the financial advisor will move his offices from Cap Sante Marina to this site on Commercial Avenue, next door to Island Adventures. Barrett has invested in major renovation of the existing building, including an elevator. Barrett Financial will occupy the downstairs […]
Photos from a recent walk into the Anacortes Community Forest Lands yielded news about the distinction between dragonflies and damselflies (pictured here). I discovered many opportunities to capture images of these amazing little insects in their environment: on leaves, branches, logs and ferns. I mistakenly identified them as dragonflies, but reader Charles Cossel pointed out […]
What a wonderful walk in the forest yesterday, including the discovery of a new path to a familiar friend: Little Cranberry Lake. I had been chasing dragonflies in my back yard garden without success. Who knew they congregated in the forest lands, just waiting for me and my camera!
Scott Milo Gallery will host a reception with artists Friday, August 2 from 6 – 9 p.m., in conjunction with opening night of the 2019 Anacortes Arts Festival. For a month the gallery will feature new mixed media monoprints on canvas by Marie Powell of Ilwaco, WA. Powell brings her newest collection of brightly colored […]
Dozens of Northwest canoe teams departed from Seafarers’ Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes Wednesday morning on their way to a regional gathering hosted by the Lummi Nation in Whatcom County. According to the Lummi website: “The journey honors the rich traditions of Coast Salish tribes of the Northwest, who travel the waters to meet and […]
The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, August 2 from 6 pm – 9 pm, in conjunction with opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival. 1220 10th Street, Anacortes Public Library (NEW) The Anacortes Library is kicking off a new aspect of the library’s art collection now offering a self-guided tour that will feature the more […]
The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking local volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Mount Vernon. “Caregivers of those with dementia often feel helpless and alone in their experience,” said April Scott, Manager of Community Support at the Alzheimer’s Association, Washington State Chapter. “A support group facilitator has the ability to make a meaningful difference […]