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Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 by Bret Lunsford

For more than 50 years, the pulp mill at the foot of 17th Street played a major role in the economy, community and environment of Anacortes. Continue reading

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 by Steve Berentson

Sculptor Andries Breedt, an engineering consultant who lives in LaConner, was inspired by a deadly threat to the Pacific Northwest sea star population to create a stunning piece titled “The Leaking Vase.” That sculpture, appropriately positioned at the “N” Avenue … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018 by Anacortes Magazine

My Travels in Croatia by Marius Hibbard In the year 2000 I accompanied the Vela Luka folk dance group and orchestra from Anacortes to Croatia on tour as their photographer. We spent 17 days traveling around the country and giving performances. During … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Anacortes Magazine

Anacortes Museum staff assisted students with research on Bobo and Anacortes history, also providing the photos and movies for a great short documentary film. Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by Anacortes Magazine

Violinist Ingrid Matthews, recognized as one of the country’s leading period instrument performers, will return to Anacortes with John Lenti, lute, theorbo and guitar performer extraordinaire.  Their performance will include French masterpieces (Leclair, Rebel) and the Bach B minor Partita. Ingrid Matthews is … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Sherry Chavers

“Fanaticism must be constantly fought, because it leads to dehumanizing, degrading and contagious hatred. ​Nothing ​good, ​nothing ​worthy, ​nothing ​creative ​can ​be ​born ​of ​hatred…” – Elie ​Weisel, ​Nobel ​Prize ​Recipient God’s Country by Steven Dietz, is a provocative play presented … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Anacortes Magazine

Skagit County non-profit gains international recognition for presenting Celtic music and cultural events. Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 by Bret Lunsford

Paul Revere Williams may not have visited Anacortes, Washington, but the Tudor Revival home he designed on the city’s northeast tip stands as a unique achievement. Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Steve Berentson

It was more than a rush of seasonal energy that inspired the recent facelift at D Avenue Nursery, Fidalgo Island’s oldest retail garden center. Continue reading

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2016 by Anacortes Magazine

For 22 years, the Skagit Valley Highland Games have been a staple in summertime Skagit entertainment. It’s a family-oriented festival with lots of live music, dance, sheepdog trials, children’s events, athletic events, a beer and whisky garden. Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Anacortes Magazine

Anacortes…a community working together… to work things out. We are individuals living and working together in a beautiful little town by the sea. It’s the stuff books are written with and movies are made of. From the outside looking in, it would appear that most of us live carefree, easy lives. Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Anacortes Magazine

Within this town, there lies many hidden secrets and talents. I often find myself wandering through the town’s streets and exploring the unknown corners of our historic neighborhood. If you really look and listen, you’ll find evidence of local creativity … Continue reading

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