It was already closed and literally on the way out, but this 2009 photo shows tiny Wyman’s Marina (previously Robinson’s) on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes (white buildings). Part of the privately owned marina was disassembled by this time, and ultimately demolished as part of a mitigation project by the Port of Anacortes. The blue […]
Allen Rhoades of Anacortes Brewery mixes a batch in this February 2009 photo at the Commercial Avenue business. Rhoades is co-owner of Rockfish Restaurant as well, as serves as Chairman of the Washington Brewers Commission (WBC). He also is an instructor at the Mount Vernon campus of Skagit Valley College.
I had the privilege in March 2008 to photograph members of the Anacortes Police Department, pictured here with then Mayor Dean Maxwell (seated, center). Many officers in this group are still “working the streets,” contributing to making our community safe.
This is a scale model of the bronze sculpture that ultimately made its home at the main dock entrance to Cap Sante Boat Haven. Sculptor Gerard K. Tsutakawa titled his piece “Annie Curtis,” after the city’s namesake. The model was displayed in 2006, and the actual sculpture was put in place in 2008. It includes […]
It was May 2011 when the Port of Anacortes celebrated completion of an environmental cleanup and re-opening of Seafarers’ Memorial Park on the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay. A picture perfect afternoon. This park remains one of this seaside community’s prized public assets.
When I typed “heron” into my website search engine I was reminded just how much I love photographing blue herons. They abound in this area, from marinas to bays, but one of my favorite heron photographs is from a sailboat trip to Chatterbox Falls, British Columbia in October 2005. Friend James Stover nicknamed this heron […]