Looking Back

January 21, 2021

Misty B.C. mountains

Nothing but wonderful memories from a men’s retreat via sailboat to Chatterbox Falls in British Columbia. Picture here is mist on the towering walls of Princess Louisa Inlet.

January 17, 2021

Looking down on shipyard: 2010

View of a vessel under construction, taken during a Dakota Creek Industries open house aboard the new vessel “Cade.” November 2010.

January 16, 2021

Bridge boasts new look: August 2015

I like this photo. Had to work harder than usual on the angle. New surface and striping on Deception Pass Bridge, August 2015.

January 14, 2021

Samish welcome guests: 2005

It was July 2005 when Northwest tribes took part in a traditional Canoe Journey that on this occasion led to the shores of Fidalgo Island. The Samish Indian Nation hosted this summer event, welcoming guests to their Weaverling Spit gathering place.

January 11, 2021

Walkin’ the line

One of my favorites from Feline Files. A cat takes to the tracks near The Depot in downtown Anacortes, August 2012.

January 10, 2021

Anacortes aerial: August 2009

Fidalgo Island, beautiful from any angle. But I will always be grateful for opportunities I have had to see my hometown from the air.

January 6, 2021

New look for New Wilson: 2006

These images were taken in the fall of 2006, when the historic New Wilson Hotel was being converted to apartments under the umbrella of the Anacortes Housing Authority. A new look, inside and out, including replacement of windows and exterior artwork on south wall (painting of city namesake Annie Curtis).

January 4, 2021

African Children’s Choir: 2004

Vibrant. Colorful. Inspiring. I can’t help but wonder what these young Africans are doing today … 16 years after their visit to perform at Brodniak Auditorium in Anacortes! Such talent and enthusiasm: a joy to experience.

January 3, 2021

Scaling back

Railroad scale gauge, The Depot in downtown Anacortes. 2001.

December 31, 2020

Trumpeters on Beaver Marsh: 2009

Trumpeter swans feeding in a field off Beaver Marsh Road, 2009, Mt. Erie in the distance.

December 25, 2020

Snow scenes collected over the years

If it’s the end of the year, it must be time to prepare for the possibility of snow! Just a few shots here from winters past.

December 19, 2020

Classic car: Christmas parade 2012

Former Chevrolet dealership owner Boyd Veer donned his Santa cap, shined one of his classic Chevys and headed for the Anacortes Lion Christmas Parade, Dec. 7, 2012. If there’s a parade in Anacortes, odds are good Boyd will be there!

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