Arts & Leisure

Local events for the Fourth

Anacortes will begin Independence Day celebrations on Sunday at 5:30PM with a patriotic event at the Depot Arts Center at 611 R. Ave to honor those who have served our country.

Art Walk this Friday features Northwest painters

Beach at Marlyn Nelson Park, an oil by Jim Lamb.

The July Art Walk features a variety of artists, including a collection of 70 pieces from Washington Plein Artists Painting Group, including this work, “Beach at Marlyn Nelson Park”, an oil by Jim Lamb.

Karl Blau drops new album

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Karl Blau has been making music in Anacortes ever since he cut a 7” single, a cover of the 1969 Tom T. Hall hit “That’s How I Got to Memphis” back in 1997. Now his new album, “Introducing Karl Blau,” is garnering interest across the country, including on National Public Radio.

Tide Pool Treasures

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Discover natural wonders hiding under rocks, buried in sand, and clinging to kelp in fascinating yet fragile ecosystems called a tide pool.

State & tribes reach salmon agreement

State and tribal leaders have reached an agreement on Puget Sound fisheries that is expected to pave the way toward opening summer salmon seasons and waters recently closed to recreational fishing.