Oyster Run Anacortes 2023 drew thousands despite some Saturday and Sunday rain. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the regional event. As usual, Sunday’s downtown crowd included not only bikers but people who found their way to Commercial Avenue and side streets to enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of the gathering. Business was […]
Who among us has not seen (and heard!) the thousands of bikes associated with the annual Oyster Run motorcycle event in Anacortes? These shots are from September 2008. The Oyster Run is scheduled this year on Sunday, September 24. 40th anniversary! Click here for details.
The state ferry “Yakima” is currently in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes for scheduled maintenance. According to Washington State Ferries (WSF) it is estimated to return to service on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route in mid-October.
There was a day when it was not uncommon to find longshoremen dancing around on logs tied together in the Guemes Channel. The logs were lifted into cargo ships bound for destinations including Japan. Activity under the umbrella of the Port of Anacortes. This photo was taken near the former Wyman’s Marina near the base […]
Don’t be surprised to see higher traffic/pedestrian volume in Anacortes for Labor Day Weekend. State ferry customers should plan ahead for what is anticipated to be one of the busiest travel weekends in the last few years, according to Washington State Ferries (WSF). About 400,000 people are expected to travel throughout the ferry system between […]