Join in the First Friday Artwalk in downtown Anacortes on Friday, February 3 from 6 p.m – 8 p.m. Locations: 419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa The Majestic features Doug LeClair, local photographer. LeClair specializes in regional scenes that include our birds, mountains, water features and flowers of the valley. 420 Commercial Ave., […]
City Hall data shows that new construction in 2022 matched up closely with activity in 2021. Permits in 2022, through December 31 Total permit applications received: 979 Total permits issued: 951 New dwelling units: 96 (83 issued) Breakdown of new dwelling units: 34 New Single Family Residences 12 New Cottages 14 Duplex units (7 buildings) […]
Powerful tidewaters asserted themselves last month, resulting in loss of at least one segment of the public boardwalk at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP), adjacent to the state ferry terminal on the west end of the city. This is a statement from the City of Anacortes regarding the damage: “In December of 2022, the Ship […]
Anacortes teen Jenai Pittis and her Eurasier, Kuma, added International Champion to their titles last weekend! Sixteen-year-old Jenai took Kuma to a National Champion title in 2021 as a puppy. Judges and spectators always comment on Jenai’s prowess in showing and handling. Her patience is especially evident. Kuma is now officially known as: IntCH Timberspitz […]
“Runners” sculpture photographed at night in October 2017. This piece by Seattle artist Ken Turner features two eight-foot figures running south on “Q” Avenue, which links to the popular Tommy Thompson Trail. It is located near the Northwest Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing and Technology.