March 18th, 2010

One year since P-I stopped printing

Today (March 18) marks the one-year anniversary of the “online only” edition of the Seattle P-I. I read a blurb in the Seattle Times this morning, then discovered this commemorative issue of the last printed P-I on my desk beneath some other incredibly valuable stuff (Yes, I am something of a packrat). I read that the once powerful news staff has been reduced to two dozen people. Ugh. I read that blogs (such as this one) are news partners of the new online P-I. Again, ugh. An online metro daily is better than no daily at all, but I’m wondering what others feel about this technology/culture induced decision to try to make a go of it online only?

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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