Two boys listen intently to Firefighter -Paramedic Nick Walsh as they visit the interior of an aid car during the September 2009 Anacortes Fire Department Open House. The free event included tours and demonstrations, with many hands-on opportunities such as proper use of a fire extinguisher. For more photos see “AFD Open House” in Activities […]
Hundreds of people took advantage of Island Hospital’s “Open House” invitation Thursday. Guests streamed through the hospital’s new addition, with proud administrators and staff serving as tour guides. Here, Director of Human Resources and Strategic Planning Michael Bruggeman demonstrates a patient lift. See www.islandhospital.org for more information about the renovation and expansion project.
Thanks to John King of Birch Equipment, I got this bird’s eye view of a moment in time at Shell Puget Sound Refinery Saturday morning. Crowds continued to grow as the day progressed. Shell opened its gates to guests for a “Community Appreciation Day,” staffed by about 150 employee volunteers as well as members of […]
The W.T Preston, located one block from Cap Sante Boat Haven, is open weekends only in April and May, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission to the W.T.Preston is $2 for adults, $1 for children 8-16, and $1 for seniors 65-plus. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The first floor of […]