Photos by Tag: Steve Berentson

March 25th, 2021

Unique stonework details

Work continues on a stone monument around Veterans Memorial plaques at Causland Memorial Park. Stonemason Bryan Elliott is lead craftsman on the project, with painstaking effort to match other stonework in this unique park (note circular design, left center). Renovation of the plaques was accomplished by staff from the city Parks Department.

March 25th, 2021

Birding on a sunny afternoon

It was a heartwarming experience this afternoon to see many people of all ages on beach and trail near the state ferry terminal at Ship Harbor. Among them was Anacortes birdwatcher Neil O’Hara. While we were in this corner of the preserve I saw an eagle, blue heron, kingfisher, crows, seagulls, towhees, wrens and robins. […]

March 23rd, 2021

Perching on a high spot

Teal duck, shallows of Fidalgo Bay near Weaverling Spit.

March 23rd, 2021

‘The Healing Pole’

  Samish Indian Nation General Manager Leslie Eastwood provided the following information regarding the pole pictured here at the Fidalgo Bay Resort: “This story pole is called “the healing pole” and was carved by a group of local native and non-native carvers under the guidance and direction of Bill Bailey (Upper Skagit), who designed the […]

March 22nd, 2021

Island city

View of Anacortes looking west from Cap Sante, a popular destination on a sunny Spring day.

March 22nd, 2021

Plein air artist atop Cap Sante

Anacortes artist Kylie Fair Anderson took advantage of today’s sunshine to express herself on canvas, “setting up shop” and drawing admirers near the parking area of the Cap Sante lookout. This work is an acrylic. The young artist is working to establish herself in the Northwest market. What is plein air painting? En plein air is […]

March 21st, 2021

Sunday morning stroll

Dogs take their humans for a walk, Sunday morning at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP), as viewed from state ferry terminal parking lot.

March 21st, 2021

Beneath the bridges: 2014

Sometimes I drop off of Highway 20 to take in the view from underneath the Duane Berentson Bridge. This shot is from the east side of the Swinomish Channel, February 2014.

March 21st, 2021

Dropping from the sky

I often scan the sky for eagles when I get to the Mt. Erie neighborhood, but on a recent day that scan caught a flash of color. Turns out it was hang glider Tom Johns, who had just taken a leap off of Mt. Erie. I reached the county park area below with a couple […]

March 20th, 2021

Paint project continues on two spans

Contractors are back at work in earnest on the two iconic bridges at Deception Pass. These photos were taken on a Saturday morning. Work also continues at night, with traffic across the bridges often reduced to one lane. Note two colors on some sections of the bridge: brown color is primer coat. Spans will ultimately […]

March 19th, 2021

Moment of reflection

Hiker must become climber in order to view Deception Pass from this spot on Lighthouse Point, Fidalgo Island. Paul DeFeo of Manhattan, here on visit to see his sister.

March 18th, 2021

Downtown welcome/thanks: 2006

Downtown Anacortes welcome/thank you arch, Summer 2006.

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