It was the summer of 2005 when Bill and Lynn Berry, owners of KLKI AM Radio, hosted a Chamber of Commerce “after hours” function. Berry was pleasantly surprised by Anacortes Salvation Army Corps officer Michael Paugh, who took the opportunity to present him with the non-profit organization’s “Media Award” for contributions to the community. Bill […]
It was fun to see 1957 Anacortes Marineers Pageant Queen Judie Lewis Zersen in the recent 4th of July parade. Following the parade, however, I found out her driver/escort was none other than her grandson, U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal John Malquist, age 20. Smiles all ’round!
One of my favorite eagle shots, for some reason. This eagle perched on a snag over Canoe Pass. I’ve passed over this bridge countless times over the years and have only seen an eagle on that cliff site once or twice. The snag has since suffered the ravages of time.
It was five years ago today that the City of Anacortes celebrated its 125th anniversary. A July 1 event was held at the Anacortes Depot plaza, with a program featuring music, speeches and Scout color guard. Town Crier Richard Riddell kicked off the program with a rousing “cry,” and Mayor Laurie Gere was among a […]