Photographs, films, vintage high school yearbooks and local newspapers are part of the archives at Anacortes Museum, available on-site and online. The downtown museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Call 293-1915 or visit the city website for details.
Given that Memorial Day gatherings have been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I put together this collection of photographs I have taken at local gatherings held in Anacortes from 2009-2019. To see more images, go to AnacortesToday.com and type “Memorial Day” in the search engine. My hope is that on Monday, each […]
Skagit Land Trust will unveil a new book this evening in Mount Vernon, featuring 240 photographs and writing by authors including Bill Dietrich and Jan Hersey of Anacortes. I was privileged to have several photographs selected for the book, including this shot at Deception Pass. The book, titled “Natural Skagit: A Journey from Mountains to […]
Anacortes native Wallie Funk (center) celebrated his 84th birthday on the same day as the opening of a new photo exhibit at the Anacortes Museum. Funk, former publisher of newspapers including the Whidbey News-Times and the Anacortes American, enjoyed a Saturday evening event that drew hundreds of friends and history buffs including Skagit Valley Herald […]