Photos by Tag: waterfront

April 14th, 2010

Investment in community

The Anacortes waterfront is definitely the busiest place in the community right now, with projects including construction of an Anthony’s seafood restaurant and a marine skills center. In addition, the Port’s “Focus Fidalgo” environmental cleanup continues, with elements including new breakwater outside Cap Sante Boat Haven.

March 18th, 2010

Waterfront poster event

Chamber of Commerce guests got a sneak peek Thursday at the official poster for the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Once again this year, a classic Anacortes salmon canning label was used as the basis for the poster design. On the left is Chamber of Commerce President Mike Trafton, and on the right is Joe Schlundt, […]

May 20th, 2009

Smoke and fire

When Lee Dawes shows up in his red-striped shirt, it’s only a matter of time. This is the “uniform” Dawes wears when he fires his cannon, as was the case Saturday and Sunday for opening and closing of the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Dawes also added drama to the Quick and Dirty boat trials, lighting off […]

May 19th, 2009


These are just a few of the countless volunteers who contributed to making the 2009 Anacortes Waterfront Festival a success. In addition to Chamber staff and volunteers, the Waterfront Festival “army” includes volunteers from the Port of Anacortes, the Anacortes Yacht Club, Wrestlers for Life, several service clubs and local businesses. These are awesome contriubtors […]

May 18th, 2009

Boats draw folks

From open house invitations on power boats to racing competition among remote controlled boats, people attending the 2009 Anacortes Waterfront Festival enjoyed many entertainment options.

May 17th, 2009

Wonderful waterfront

Day two of the 2009 Anacortes Waterfront Festival was wonderful, from weather to food, fun and entertainment. Thanks to the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, the Port of Anacortes and dozens of sponsors, thousands were given the opportunity to enjoy a free weekend of events scheduled in celebration of this community’s maritime heritage.

May 16th, 2009

Race is on

Hundreds gathered on the docks of Cap Sante Boat Haven Saturday for the second annual Quick and Dirty boat competition. Seven teams built boats and raced to the crowd’s delight. The Anacortes Waterfront Festival is the place to be, open again Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

May 14th, 2009

Festival freebies

Free vessel safety inspections by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are among the countless “freebies” available this coming weekend at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. The family-friendly event is held at Cap Sante Boat Haven. See for details.

March 19th, 2009

Festival poster

Dozens of people gathered at Trident Thursday evening for the annual gala unveiling of a new Anacortes Waterfront Festival poster. Participating in the unveiling were Chamber President Zee Hogan and Shell Puget Sound Refinery representative Phil Teas. Shell is a major sponsor of the community event, scheduled May 16 and 17 at Cap Sante Boat […]

May 17th, 2008

Your waterfront

Port of Anacortes officials hosted a ribbon-cutting event Friday, celebrating completion of the first of five project sites under the Puget Sound Initiative. Project leaders Becky Darden and Jenkins Dossen were joined by POA Executive Director Bob Hyde in conducting a tour of new facilities. In this photograph Becky Darden (left) talks about the large […]

March 21st, 2008

Festival poster

Shell Puget Sound Refinery representative Joe Schlundt assists Chamber of Commerce Board President Robin Pestarino in unveiling the 2008 Anacortes Waterfront poster. The traditional unveiling took place Thursday evening at Trident Seafoods on 4th Street. Shell is the festival’s top sponsor. This free festival, which pre-dates Seattle’s SeaFair, will be held at Cap Sante Boat […]

October 17th, 2007

Undetermined future

Lousy weather prompted a visit to my file of aerial photos today. This shot gives an idea of how much waterfront property is yet undeveloped on the city’s eastern shoreline.

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