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Times have changed in the music world. “The suits” are no longer a critical hurdle between musicians and their audiences. Continue reading
Heart connections established via photography give Anacortes-based teens courage to press the shutter. Continue reading
It may not be quite what city founder Amos Bowman had in mind, but the recent return of Tommy Thompson’s steam powered train is destined to draw countless admirers to this island community. Continue reading
Although live performance photographs were prohibited, photojournalist Wallie Funk managed to take more than 20 shots of The Beatles before security intervened. Continue reading
Our vision with Anacortes Magazine is to bring people together in a special way through the creative arts, including music, art and photography. I love to help people tell their stories. When they have a chance to share what’s in … Continue reading
The year was 2003, and the Internet was not yet a universally shared passion, but at the prompting of How It Works founder Chris Terrell photographer Steve Berentson launched a photo journal titled AnacortesToday.com. Berentson acknowledges with a smile that … Continue reading
His birth certificate reads Fort Bragg, California, but in terms of his identity as a musician, Jacob Navarro is “Anacortes, born and bred.” Navarro, the Fidalgo Island half of the Spoonshine Duo, was three years old when his family moved … Continue reading
An accomplished stone carver, as evidenced by the impressive collection of works in his Snee-Oosh Road gallery and at public places including the Tommy Thompson Trail and Anacortes United Methodist Church. Continue reading
As we grow older, many of us shut ourselves off to true friendships, hiding within ourselves the best gift we have to offer. With this in mind, the Fidalgo Island Writers Guild asked the children of Anacortes to share with all of us what makes a person a good friend through the eyes of their youthful hearts. More than one hundred children responded… Continue reading