Photos by Tag: berentson

February 4th, 2023

Aerial August 2009

Downtown Anacortes, Dakota Creek Industries, Port of Anacortes, Majestic Inn & Spa. A beautiful day for an aerial adventure: August 2009.

January 30th, 2023

Mt. Baker sandwiched in

Mt. Baker as viewed from the Guemes Trail on a cold, crisp Monday morning. Lovric’s breakwater and crane in the foreground.

January 28th, 2023

Walking stick with wings: 2016

Dragonfly, May 2016. Fascinating to watch.

January 26th, 2023

Anacortes loves basketball

Seahawks boys basketball fills the house. It is always an exciting, sentimental journey to attend a high school sporting event, but Wednesday night with top-of-the league opponents Anacortes and Lynden, it was particularly rewarding. Coach Brett Senff and a talented squad of players came into the game with only one loss, but at the final […]

January 24th, 2023

Merganser takes flight

Hooded merganser takes flight over water near the Secret Cove restaurant on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes.

January 23rd, 2023

Navy Open House: 2011

It’s always exciting to visit NAS Whidbey in Oak Harbor when they open the doors to the public. These photos were taken on a 2011 visit.

January 19th, 2023

Construction holds steady in 2022

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) […]

January 18th, 2023

British Columbia fjord: Princess Louisa

I have had the privilege of visiting this incredible marine park on two occasions, thanks to my friend Larry Stickles. This photo was taken in 2005. Princess Louisa Inlet, called by indigenous peoples “Suivoolot”, meaning sunny and warm, has beckoned sea travelers since it was first seen by man. Except for aircraft, the sea is […]

January 18th, 2023

Pier 2, Port of Anacortes

Pier 2, Port of Anacortes. More than 355,400 tons of bulk products were shipped from the Port in 2019. Pictured here is the “Union Taylor” taking on a load of petroleum coke from the HF Sinclair refinery.

January 17th, 2023

Broken boardwalk at SHIP

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 […]

March 17th, 2022

Signs of Spring

My morning hike the other day yielded what I was hoping for: colorful confirmation that Spring is just around the corner!

March 16th, 2022

Placid waters

Canoe Pass Bridge, as viewed from bluff trail on Pass Island.

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