Nostalgia time. Christmas 2005 in Anacortes, including parade scenes as well as a decorated shop window (Maison Jardin) and a couple of scenes from Causland Memorial Park. Remember Anna Curtis painted on the side of the New Wilson Hotel? Remember Bill Berry’s KLKI “remotes?” Remember Biker Santa Mike and his rosy cheeked sidekick, Sue? Check […]
It was January 2006 when Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski (left) and his wife Nancy (with champagne bottle) visited Anacortes for the christening and launching of the ferry “Stikine.” Host at the event was builder Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), represented by Dick Nelson and Mike Nelson. The Stikine became the second vessel in the fleet of […]
It was Christmas 2006 when the Abominable Snowman joined some of his other Burl Ives cutout friends at a fundraiser called the Celebration of Trees. This colorful holiday event was sponsored by Island Hospital Foundation and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. Cutout characters including Frosty the Snowman were lent by the Burl Ives Family.
I was attracted to the bright greens and yellows of a massive rock just off the south shore of Fidalgo Island at Deception Pass. When this seagull cruised by below me, I panned right to keep him in focus in a low light situation. A Pacific Northwest scene, to be sure.
Here’s a classic flashback image: State Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen (white hair) and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (center) in town for tours of local schools. Sen. Haugen is deceased, Sen. Murray continues to serve after being elected as the state’s first female U.S. Senator in 1992. She is currently ranking member of the Senate Health, […]
Reports are that this seal, stationed upland for several days near a Rosario Beach fenceline, returned Saturday to the bay. There was no report as to why the seal might have worked its way upland, remaing in one spot for a number of days before going back to the water. Deception Pass State Park officials […]