Heavy equipment operators do their thing on the property lying between the Majestic Inn & Spa courtyard and the site of the inn’s new, 30-room addition. It’s fun to have such a high visibility construction project in town, and the added rooms will be a community asset. (Note: Yet another expansion to this downtown hotel […]
Trawlerfest is billed as “more than a boat show; it’s where industry, education, and community come together in a relaxed, rendezvous-type atmosphere.” Hundreds are visiting Cap Sante Marina May 7-21 for seminars, and May 19-21 for In-Water Show Portion of Trawlerfest in conjunction with The Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show. Trawlerfest features an in-water selection […]
By Steve Berentson They are not precious stones in the traditional sense, but the thousands of colored rocks making up Causland Memorial Park walls and gazebo have distinguished the city block as a community gem since its construction 100 years ago. The downtown park’s roots trace to the turn of the century as a vacant […]
The Fourth of July 2005 was particularly memorable for Anacortes residents who took part in dedication of a new arch welcoming visitors to this island community. The Chamber of Commerce and City of Anacortes partnered to host a dedication party, followed by a gathering of citizens for the annual “Town Photo” by the Anacortes American.
Once again this year the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and partners including a hardworking crew of volunteers placed Christmas lights downtown in preparation for the holiday season. Commercial Avenue is beautiful at night. A series of holiday events take place between now and Christmas Day. Click here for details.
When the City and the Thompson family couldn’t come together on the fate of the custom-built Tommy Thompson train, it was finally decided to give the train back to the family so it could head for a new home in California. The late Tommy Thompson, at one time a refinery engineer, designed and built the […]
Anne Martin McCool joins Scott Milo Gallery’s fall lineup with mixed media collage acrylics in all sizes. These abstract pieces are part of her most recent series using heavy collage on her canvases while keeping her signature style with hills, trees and moons. Also showing are mixed media oils and pastels by Anita Lehmann, soft […]
Ten-plus bands and solo performers are bringing free music to downtown Anacortes Saturday, July 17 from noon to 8 p.m. at Causland Memorial Park. Artists include RTurner, Enduro, Gift Machine, Fieldboats, Reptile Authority, Karl Blau, Lazer Zeppelin III, Ebb, Slack & Flood, Young Hunks, The Enthusiasts and Fanny Alger. Hosted by Anacortes Music Project.