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 […]
I’m looking forward to the day we see community events such as this once again. These photos were taken at the Car Show held in conjunction with the 2015 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. I hope everyone has tucked away contact information so we can put community festivals and events back on the calendar again soon.
It was mid-March 2015 when blue skies and the promise of seasonal images drew me over the bridge from Fidalgo Island to the Skagit Valley. I was not disappointed. One of these shots features not only tulips, but a huge flock of snow geese in the background. Gotta love Spring!
Former UW and NFL football star Jake Locker served as keynote speaker at the annual Skagit County Community Prayer Breakfast in May 2018. Locker, now retired from football and raising a family in Whatcom County, spoke of leadership in a presentation featuring humor, scripture and even a flip chart. “Fear,” he said, “leads to despair. […]