Photos by Tag: Anacortes

November 30th, 2020

Eagles in the neighborhood

  I noticed today on a Facebook post the frustration expressed by a photographer who discovered only one eagle on an Upriver Skagit outing. These four photos are all taken “in the neighborhood” over the past few days, two at sites seasonally occupied by ospreys. Two lakeside, two near saltwater shores. I can never get […]

November 30th, 2020

Anacortes waterfront 2009

There have been many changes in this city since August 2009 when this photo was taken, not the least of which are improvements at Seafarers’ Memorial Park and Cap Sante Marina.

November 29th, 2020

Fall on the boardwalk

Morning light on the west end of the boardwalk, Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) in west Anacortes.

November 28th, 2020

Three generations take to water

Three generations of the Frisbie family spend some quality time on the water at Ship Harbor in Anacortes.

November 27th, 2020

Steam Engine Show: 2004

A scene from the Anacortes Steam Engine & Antiques Show, 2004. Sternwheeler W.T. Preston in the background.

November 25th, 2020

Emerald and gold

Beauty in the morning sun. Duck on pond just a 50 yards from Fidalgo Bay.

November 24th, 2020

Skateboard park: 2001

In the fall of 2001 the city’s skateboard park on “R” Avenue was under construction, and Mayor Dean Maxwell (center) stopped by to check out the progress. The park has been a great addition to the community, offering a recreational option for many young people.

November 20th, 2020

Beleaguered businesses hope for holiday boost

The Anacortes Chamber of Commerce today promoted a holiday season “call to action” from Mayor Laurie Gere. As business people wrestle with the current round of COVID-19 inspired restrictions, Gere said, “I want to call on each resident to consider shopping local. Our businesses are open for takeout, curbside services, gift cards and gifts that […]

November 19th, 2020

Ferry & friends

A state ferry arrives in Anacortes, Ship Harbor friends standing by. Those greeters include bald eagles, herons and cormorants.

November 11th, 2020

Band of Brothers: Vet Day 2005

Celebrated World War II veteran Buck Compton was among several speakers at a 2005 Veterans Day event held at Causland Park in Anacortes. Compton, who served in the 101st Airborne Division’s “Easy Company” (506th Parachute Infantry Regiment), was honored with the Silver Star for his service. He told his audience he did not expect thanks […]

November 10th, 2020

Seasonal colors, textures

I gathered this collection of images on the way up the stairway from Guemes Channel Trail to Roadside Park on Oakes Avenue in Anacortes.

November 9th, 2020

Little finch friends

A splash of color on a gray Fall day. House finches at the edge of a Fidalgo Island beach.

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