Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes is in full bloom, as evidenced by this Tuesday afternoon photograph. The flag was at half staff in memory of the “D Day” Allied invasion of World War II. This park was originally established to commemorate local servicemen who gave their lives in World War I.
Pictured here are Stan Jewell (with flowers) and two others of about two dozen veterans gathered Monday morning at Grandview Cemetery for a Memorial Day service. In addition to the veterans, more than two dozen others gathered for the brief service, hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion. See more photos […]
Many Anacortes residents are aware of the memorial to fallen service personnel located at historic Causland Park. This memorial dates back to the World War I era. Grand View Cemetery in south Anacortes is home to a memorial to those who died in the Vietnam War. Plaques include the names of Darwin Engman, U.S. Army, […]
Hundreds gathered Saturday, April 17 for a service in memory of Anacortes resident Lew Janz, who died April 13 as the result of injuries sustained in an April 2 explosion at Tesoro Refinery. Janz, who died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, was the sixth fatality following the industrial explosion and fire. Sole surviving victim […]
Lots of memories tied up in the various sports fields pictured here. We’ve got War Memorial Stadium and Rice Field at the high school, Don Daniels Stadium and Volunteer Park below. All reflect community philanthropy (generosity) and countless hours of volunteer maintenance work.
These veterans are among the two dozen or so people who gathered Monday morning at Grand View Cemetery in Anacortes to honor those who gave their lives in military service to their country. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion organizations partnered for Memorial Day services at Guemes Island, Grand View Cemetery and Fern […]
Take one Memorial Day Weekend, add PassageMaker Trawler Fest and sunshine … and you’ve got a great day of activity at Cap Sante Boat Haven, the community marina in downtown Anacortes. Visiting trawlers leave under excellent conditions as locals also take advantage of weather to spend holiday time on the water.