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June 2nd, 2023

Lady Washington: timeless classic

Tall ship replica “Lady Washington” is in Anacortes for the 2023 Waterfront Festival! This beauty, a perennial favorite in Anacortes, is based out of Grays Harbor. Tickets are available online for excursions out of Cap Sante Marina. These photos were taken dockside, and from the Cap Sante viewpoint. For details about ship and schedule, click […]

June 1st, 2023

Osprey days

Ospreys, otherwise known as “seahawks,” are making themselves known all over the city these days. My sightings within the past week have been at Ship Harbor, Cap Sante Marina and AHS Memorial Plaza overlooking the stadium. An amazing, beatiful bird with a distinctive call.

May 26th, 2023

Osprey on guard

An osprey watches over its nest on the shoreline of Anacortes.

May 24th, 2023

First Friday Artwalk June 2

Join us for The First Friday Artwalk in Anacortes will take place Friday, June 2 from 6-8 p.m. The following businesses will take part: 402 Commercial Ave., One Realty Showing works by Charlene Hall, whose landscapes capture the quality of light and boldness that embodies watercolor. Suzanne Powers’ landscapes are inspired by the Salish Seas […]

May 24th, 2023

‘Spirit of ’98’: 2007

A look back at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard, January 2007. Out of water for work is the “Spirit of ’98” vessel from the Cruise West line.

May 13th, 2023

Marina activity level grows

Seasonal welcome banners are up at Cap Sante Marina, where the year-round level of activity grows to a peak. Saturday brought hundreds to the marina and Seafarers’ Memorial Park next door for the annual “Small Boat Messabout.”

May 10th, 2023

Sweeping south Fidalgo beach

Beach at Bowman Bay, on the Fidalgo side of Deception Pass State Park. View from trail linking the bay and Rosario Beach.

May 7th, 2023

Blue at lake’s edge

Great blue heron perched on snag at the edge of Little Cranberry Lake.

May 6th, 2023

Days gone by: 2002

I used to pass this Lake Campbell barn often on my way to and from Anacortes. Family friend Irene lived just across the road. Sadly, the barn has since collapsed into itself.

May 2nd, 2023

Memorial Day: 2004

A photo and caption for Memorial Day 2004: “A recent poll showed fewer than 40 percent of Americans understand the significance of Memorial Day. I was pleased that in the Anacortes area alone, three separate ceremonies were held to honor those who have given their lives in military service to their country. Bud Lane, pictured […]

May 1st, 2023

Canoe Journey: 2005

Photos from Canoe Journey, July 2005. Landing at Samish tribal facility, Weaverling Spit, Fidalgo Island.

April 24th, 2023

Sun and tide

Tide is out … and so is the sun! Ship Harbor in Anacortes, Monday afternoon.

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