Photos by Tag: Anacortes

November 29th, 2021

Puppies on parade: Christmas 2007

“Wishing you a very dachshund Christmas.” These cute little dogs were among stars in the 2007 Anacortes Christmas parade. Sorry, didn’t get their names. Besides, it’s been awhile…

November 27th, 2021

Anacortes Chamber dresses for Christmas

Up and down Commercial Avenue, the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and individual businesses are “lighting it up” for the holidays, with decorations ranging from lighted wreaths and “banner art” to display windows and shop interiors. ‘Tis the season! Please consider doing some Christmas shopping with local businesses in the coming weeks. Also, keep your eyes […]

November 21st, 2021

‘Elevation 31’ town homes go up

Under construction near the intersection of 21st and “Q” Avenue is “Elevation 31,” a project that features 14 “Luxury Townhomes.” Contractor is Z Construction, Inc., client is Team Kingsbury.

November 17th, 2021

Tsutakawa delivers sculpture: April 2008

It was April 2008 when renowned Northwest sculptor Gerard Tsutakawa and team delivered the sculpture “Annie Curtis” to its home at Cap Sante Marina. A beautiful day for placement and unveiling, with many arts community and Port of Anacortes dignitaries on hand.

November 17th, 2021

Lang project on south Commercial

Work continues at the Commercial Avenue site of what will ultimately become a mixed-use building with apartments and office space, including the Anacortes office of Kelli Lang Re/Max Gateway, project owner. Lang bought the property in October 2020 after it sat empty for several years. This site was once the home of Pilgrim Congregational Church, […]

October 23rd, 2021

Fidalgo ducks

Mallards paddle along the edge of a pond near Tommy Thompson Trail.

October 21st, 2021

Meandering boardwalk

Boardwalk on the Fidalgo Island shoreline, Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP).

October 19th, 2021

Anacortes Salmon Derby: 2007

Prizes galore! Salmon fishermen from around the region descended on Anacortes for a few consecutive years as the Fidalgo-San Juan Islands Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers hosted the popular Anacortes Salmon Derby. Among board members and organizers was Jay Field.

October 18th, 2021

Signs of the season

Anacortes is a welcoming community during ALL seasons! This photo shows fall colors at the “welcom” pocket park on the highway leading into town.

October 16th, 2021

Disrupted ferry travel: it’s complicated

A life dependent on ferry travel is never simple, but these days are increasingly problematic for those dependent on the state ferry system. Announced this week: “Washington State Ferries (WSF) will temporarily operate reduced sailing schedules on most routes beginning this Saturday, October 16. The change will help offer more predictable and reliable service system-wide […]

October 13th, 2021

Evening run for ferry Samish

State ferry Samish on an evening departure from Anacortes dock at Ship Harbor.

October 9th, 2021

Shell refinery in Anacortes

Shell Puget Sound Refinery, as viewed through the trees at the summit of Mt. Erie. The plant was originally operated by Texaco, dating back to 1958.

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