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July 5th, 2010

Rockets red glare

Once again this year, Anacortes residents were treated to an impressive fireworks display over Fidalgo Bay. This year’s John Curtis Memorial Fireworks Display even got started a bit earlier than in recent years. Thanks to all who made the show possible!

July 3rd, 2010


Reminiscent of days gone by, when “town criers” announced the news of the day, official Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell will join other dignitaries in celebration of America’s Independence Day on Sunday, July 4. Events include an 11 a.m. downtown parade, followed by festivities at historic Causland Park on 8th Street.

May 10th, 2010

Home grown banners

This is a closeup of the top of one of the city’s colorful Commercial Avenue banners, a sure sign that the summer season is on its way. There are “banner catalogues” from which to shop, but the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce has wisely opted to display the work of local artists including schoolchildren. Soon hanging […]

April 9th, 2010

Small boat milestone

Advocates from all corners of the community gathered Friday, April 9 for a ribbon-cutting event marking the Port’s opening of new small boat launch facilties. Pictured here is the Skye Rocket, the largest among a handful of vessels lowered from the launch deck to the waters of the Port’s Cap Sante Boat Haven North Basin. […]

March 26th, 2010

It’s derby time!

The big tent is up and folks have started to arrive in town for the big Anacortes Salmon Derby, featuring a $15,000 prize for the top fish. The derby, based at Cap Sante Boat Haven, will bring hundreds of guests to Anacortes for two days of fishing culminating with an awards ceremony Sunday, March 28. […]

November 7th, 2009

RR club open house

A guest to the downtown “headquarters” of the Anacortes Fidalgo Model Railroad Club takes a digital photo during a Saturday open house. The club display is amazing … and remains open until 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the basement of a home at 419 “Q” Avenue. The model railroad club was established in 1994, […]

October 6th, 2009

Our fair city

This Anacortes aerial was taken from a southeast vantage point during a recent flight with a friend. If it’s Anacortes aerials you’re looking for, I’m your guy. See “contact” button on homepage.

August 9th, 2009

Artist at work

Among numerous artists demonstrating their talents Sunday afternoon in Anacortes was Cathy Schoenberg. A great finale for this wonderful three-day arts festival.

August 8th, 2009

Old friends reunited

Members of the Anacortes High School Class of 1948 were among many classmates reunited Saturday at the AHS All-Class Reunion. More photos soon in “Activities” section.

June 9th, 2009

Lunsford publishes

Local writer Bret Lunsford explores the extensive photographic archives of the Anacortes Museum as well as the collections of many longtime Fidalgo Island residents to compile an entertaining visual history with more than 200 vintage images accompanied by informative captions. See for details about this 128-page book, plus postcard package.

June 8th, 2009

Mission accomplished

Just minutes after official “christening” as Anacortes High School graduates, Anna and Monica flash smiles for the camera as they join their classmates in the traditional “graduation walk” through the crowd at Williams Gym. These two Hawks are bound for the University of Washington in the fall.

April 15th, 2009

Tea Party

Joining the national stage as Americans all over the country staged tax protest “tea parties” were about three dozen locals gathered at the intersection of Commercial Avenue and 12th Street at noon Wednesday. The event ran several hours, and those gathered in the opening minutes predicted their ranks would grow as the afternoon wore on. […]

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