Recently added at the beautiful Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve in west Anacortes were a number of interpretive signs including “snapshots” of local flora and fauna. Visitors are greeted by a large sign featuring a hovering osprey and a snapshot history: “Stepping into the Story of Ship Harbor.” Acknowledgments are made to organizations including the Port […]
This was the scene Monday afternoon at the beach at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, located next door to Cap Sante Boat Haven. Just underway is Phase Three of the cleanup of a former Scott Paper mill site on the shore of Fidalgo Bay. Port of Anacortes officials plan a May re-opening of the public facility.
My first reaction upon arriving at Cap Sante Boat Haven’s North Basin was to get back in the car. I thought better of it, however, and discovered the walkway at Rotary Park was protected from the wind. In short, I had an enjoyable walk to the gazebo and back, stopping just long enough to take […]
This section of the Fidalgo Bay shoreline is currenty closed to the public as an environmental cleanup/restoration is underway. But when it re-opens, it will be yet another amazing “jewel” in the treasure chest of Anacortes assets. This section of beach is part of the former Scott Paper mill site, adjacent to Cap Sante Boat […]
Beach cleanup and area improvements including street resurfacing and sidewalks continue at the end of Commercial Avenue adjacent to the Port of Anacortes warehouse. A water line will be installed between the port building and “O” Avenue, providing improved fire protection for a facility that is often used for community events.