Photos by Tag: Steve Berentson

July 12th, 2024

Anacortes aerial: 2006

A view of the Anacortes working waterfront, Guemes Channel in the foreground, Port of Anacortes facilities in the center.

July 11th, 2024

Port kicks off Summer Concert Series

An enthusiastic crowd showed up Wednesday at a sun-splashed Seafarers’ Memorial Park for the kickoff of the 2024 Summer Concert Series hosted by the Port of Anacortes. First up on this year’s summer lineup were The Naughty Blokes, who seemed to enjoy the evening as much as their audience. Mt. Baker stood out in all […]

July 3rd, 2024

Kayak and ‘aged’ wooden boat

Kayakers approach Bowman Bay beach as a “fixer upper” sits at rest at the park’s offshore dock. I wasn’t able to read the boat’s name.

July 3rd, 2024

Mixed use area: Bowman

As demonstrated in this photo, Fidalgo Island’s Bowman Bay serves a wide array of Northwest adventurers, from beach walkers to kayakers. Also a draw at the park are picnic tables, interpretive center, shoreline trails and children’s play area. Oh, and we can’t forget the public restrooms!

June 26th, 2024

New Wilson renovation: 2005

This photo was taken in August 2005, when the New Wilson Hotel in downtown Anacortes was undergoing a major renovation. The building ultimately fell under the umbrella of the Anacortes Housing Authority. The exterior art by Bill Mitchell was replaced.

June 22nd, 2024

Summer launch

Summer traffic is building at Washington Park’s Sunset Beach boat launch. The launch is operated under the umbrella of the Anacortes Parks Department.

June 17th, 2024

Mt. Baker from Central Whidbey

Anacortes is always “home base” for me, but I do venture out to surrounding areas from time to time. This photo of Mt. Baker, one of my favorite subjects, is from Ebey’s Prairie, Central Whidbey Island.

June 13th, 2024

Vets take part in parade: 2011

Local veterans got together in 2011 for the Anacortes 4th of July parade. Many of these veterans have since passed away. We are grateful for the sacrifices they made in service to their country.

June 13th, 2024

Class of 2024 turns a page

Commencement at Anacortes High School took place Wednesday with the Class of 2024, family and friends gathering at Rice Field. The two-hour ceremony took place under sunny skies. Congratulations, grads!

June 10th, 2024

South Fidalgo bluffs

Two of my favorite Fidalgo Island hiking areas, as viewed from North Whidbey at Deception Pass Park: Rosario Head (left) and Lighthouse Point.

June 9th, 2024

Former astronaut William Anders killed in plane crash

Tragic news Friday, June 7 for the Anders family and all who knew this humble hero. Retired Air Force Major General and NASA astronaut William A. Anders, co-founder of the Heritage Flight Museum in Burlington, was killed in a plane crash. Among Anders’ many accomplishments was credit for taking the famous “Earthrise” photograph from a […]

June 7th, 2024

Anacortes marks 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Scenes from Thursday evening’s 80th Anniversary D-Day event held at Causland Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes. Hosts included the VFW, Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution.

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