I can’t tell you how many times I have looked to the sky, initially mistaking a turkey vulture for a bald eagle. I was reminded by a long distance viewing last week at Deception Pass that I had this “up close and personal” experience with a few turkey vultures in 2018. They were perched on […]
Who remembers “Sasquatch,” the safety awareness mascot from the former Texaco Puget Sound Refinery? He is pictured here at a Kids R Best Fest in Anacortes. Safety Sasquatch visited schools and represented the refinery at many community events, often bearing gifts ranging from coloring books to pogs.
I don’t remember details, but I do know these three tall ship replicas drew big crowds on a visit to Anacortes in August 2002. Among the ships are the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain, which is reportedly being sold by the non-profit that operates it and the Lady Washington. The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport […]