Remember the St. Merryfest hosted at St. Mary’s Catholic Church? This from 2004: “Get your sunblock on and head for the annual St. Merryfest Friday through Sunday, June 18-20. The weather is supposed to be great for this annual event, which features carnival, food, games, pony rides and music on Friday and Saturday nights. Performing […]
It was a glorious day in June 2015 when we made the trek to Artist Point in Whatcom County. Artist Point is located at the very end of Mount Baker Highway, State Route 542 and boasts 360-degree views of Mount Shuksan and Mount Baker, as well as access to a variety of trails.
It was four years ago this week that the beautiful new IE5 catamaran operated by Island Adventures made its inaugural excursion to and from Cap Sante Marina in downtown Anacortes. The 98-foot vessel was designed by One2Three naval architects in Australia and built by Mavrik Marine in LaConner. It is one of several vessels in […]
A “slice” of the large crowd that gathered for an Anacortes “Town Photo” on the 4th of July, 2018. I see teacher, artist, U.S. Marine, parents and children. Special “characters” in this photo include former high school school teacher Harry Dawson (striped pants) and Mae-Louise Dopps as city namesake Annie Curtis.
This boy was part of a native American dancing group that took part in the summer celebration of the Deception Pass Bridge’s 50th anniversary in 1985. The anniversary event featured a brief ceremony at the bridge, with a program afterward at Deception Pass State Park.