Christmas past. A few photos from December 2007, when the Island Hospital Foundation and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce hosted the “Celebration of Trees: Magic of Christmas” fundraising event. The Port of Anacortes was a partner as well, providing the Transit Shed as a venue, and the Ives Family lent Frosty the Snowman cutouts.
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell heard on December 16, 2004 about Dakota Creek Industries’ (DCI) plans to write a new chapter in the city’s marine industrial history book. During a two-hour visit Sen. Cantwell listened to a presentation by the Port of Anacortes. She then asked a series of questions regarding DCI’s expansion/modernization plans and visited […]
The Fourth of July 2005 was particularly memorable for Anacortes residents who took part in dedication of a new arch welcoming visitors to this island community. The Chamber of Commerce and City of Anacortes partnered to host a dedication party, followed by a gathering of citizens for the annual “Town Photo” by the Anacortes American.
History shows the Vikings made it to the East Coast of North America a few hundred years ago. It took them until March 21, 2004 to hit the beach at Bowman Bay in Deception Pass State Park. A couple of dozen Whatcom County residents in period costume descended on the park in conjunction with the […]
Violinist Geoffrey Castle has played several venues in Anacortes over the years, but his “Celtic Christmas” has to rank high with local audiences. These photos were taken 10 years ago during a Christmas performance at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed. Sharing the stage with Castle were the Gothard Sisters … and Santa Claus! Event […]