Photos by Tag: mike

March 3rd, 2009

First Mike

“First Mike,” as Governor Chris Gregoire’s husband likes to be addressed, was a special guest Monday at Island View and Whitney elementary schools. Mike Gregoire has visited schools in all 39 counties in Washington over the past several years. His activities in Anacortes included reading to third grade students in the Island View Elementary School […]

February 8th, 2009

Shoreline amphitheater

Work continues at a San Juan Passage “park” overlooking the state ferry terminal at Ship Harbor. Stonemason Mike Harris (center) has transformed a bluff area in the residential neighborhood with stone stairways, paths and walls configured in an “amphitheater” style. This is going to be a gem among public access facilities on the Anacortes shoreline.

June 26th, 2005

Welcome home

U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Mike Berentson (left) was on the receiving end of a welcome home party hosted by his mom and dad, Susan and Dan Berentson yesterday in Burlington. Mike, who returned recently from a tour in Afghanistan, posed for this photo with grandfather Duane Berentson. Duane, who was born and raised in Anacortes, […]

January 10th, 2005

Photo from Afghanistan

I don’t know who shot this photograph, but I was excited to receive it last week in an email. The photograph was part of an email greeting sent to family by U.S. Marine Lt. Mike Berentson, surrounded here by curious children from an Afghan village. Mike, a graduate of Burlington-Edison High School and Washington State […]

September 27th, 2003

Weekend reunion

Shorty (left) and Mike often get together for motorcycle rides during the course of the year, but the annual Oyster Run always brings Shorty to Anacortes for a few days as the two old friends become part of this magnetic island event. Bikers started arriving to town Friday for the Sunday event which attracts thousands […]

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