Photos by Tag: welcome

October 18th, 2021

Signs of the season

Anacortes is a welcoming community during ALL seasons! This photo shows fall colors at the “welcom” pocket park on the highway leading into town.

August 15th, 2020

Downtown welcome, Summer 2006

One can only hope that our local businesses are able to remain healthy under the restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Who would have ever guessed such circumstances in the Summer of 2006?

March 23rd, 2020

New arch greets guests: 2005

It was July 2005 when the annual “Community Portrait” hosted by the Anacortes American was taken in front of the shiny new arch greeting guests to downtown Anacortes. Can you find yourself or someone you know in this crowd?

December 16th, 2008

Snowy welcome

A brieft jaunt into the county Monday brought me back to town on Highway 20. I stopped for a seasonal photo of the welcome sign on the pullout just outside of town. The small park is maintained by the Sunrisers Kiwanis Club. Restoration work was accomplished recently on a huge slab taken from 970-year-old tree. […]

May 7th, 2008

Neighborly welcome

Among my “great escapes” from work is a short walk from home to the city/county line at the top of the hill. Today I was greeted by a goat and horse, both of which took their own break from a Scotch broom snack to welcome me at the fenceline.

April 8th, 2005

Welcome to Anacortes

This is a familiar family of flags to those who travel to and from Anacortes on a routine basis. Tourist numbers will begin to climb as spring unfolds. This weekend, for example, the Tulip Festival brings Quilt Show participants to town.

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