Photos by Tag: Anacortes

February 21st, 2020

Two of six Navy tugs

  Currently under construction at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) are tugboats for the U.S. Navy. Two of six tugs under order are pictured here, with another photo of a pilot house that will ultimately be lifted into place. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., these 90-foot tugs will be used by the Navy to perform ship-handling […]

February 20th, 2020

Leaving the city

Hawk soars over the south end of Commercial Avenue in an area where city gives way to country in Anacortes.

February 17th, 2020

Anacortes law enforcement 2008

I had the privilege in March 2008 to photograph members of the Anacortes Police Department, pictured here with then Mayor Dean Maxwell (seated, center). Many officers in this group are still “working the streets,” contributing to making our community safe.

February 15th, 2020

Stack ’em up

Lined up together at the docks of Ship Harbor are state ferries Sealth, Yakima and Samish. Another beautiful afternoon in Anacortes!

February 14th, 2020

Model before actual sculpture: 2006

This is a scale model of the bronze sculpture that ultimately made its home at the main dock entrance to Cap Sante Boat Haven. Sculptor Gerard K. Tsutakawa titled his piece “Annie Curtis,” after the city’s namesake. The model was displayed in 2006, and the actual sculpture was put in place in 2008. It includes […]

February 13th, 2020

At last, the sun!

A rainbow appeared briefly over the horizon Thursday afternoon, as viewed from the cul de sac at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) on the west side of Anacortes. Note ribbon of fresh water making its way to the sea (lower left hand corner). LOTS of water for the past few weeks.

February 11th, 2020

Senff reaches coaching milestone

Anacortes High School Boys Basketball Coach Brett Senff made local history last week in winning the final home game for the 2019-2020 Seahawks. Senff, himself an AHS basketball alum, broke the coaching record with his 213th win. The previous record of 212 wins for Bill Taylor had been in place since 1960! “Hard work will […]

February 10th, 2020

A decade since NW Career & Tech Academy built

Photo of late January 2010 construction scene, Northwest Career & Technical Academy Marine Technology Center in Anacortes. The center opened in October of that year.

February 10th, 2020

Goldeneye and friends

Some migrate, some stay, some are visitors here for just a season … but where there is water you will always find birds! I believe one of the seabirds here is a Common Goldeneye. Not sure about the other. Both were paddling around just offshore at Seafarers’ Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. Get out, bring […]

February 9th, 2020

Life on the edge

Life is precarious for madronas and conifers growing on the edge of this exposed bluff near Fidalgo Bay in downtown Anacortes.

February 8th, 2020

Sunset on Elwha

State ferry Elwha, currently moored at Curtis Wharf on the Guemes Channel. Late Saturday afternoon.

February 6th, 2020

Shoreline before cleanup 2004

A 2004 scene from the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay in downtown Anacortes. This shoreline, including beach and uplands, was restored in a public/private cleanup partnership led by the Port of Anacortes.

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