The Big Picture

Memorial Day service

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A color guard with Steve McLean (in front) and Walter Garland stand by as veterans like up during a brief Memorial Day service at Grand View Cemetary. Michael Newbrough played taps, the group sang the national anthem and heard a prayer. Rain held off.

Hoping for more sunshine

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We've had rain for the last couple of days and more rain is in the foreast. But, here's a ray of sunshine I discovered while riding my bike around March Point last Wednesday.

Rare view of snow

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The weekend snow left hillside trees covered with snow. This is a view looking south along Commercial Ave. on Monday morning.

Photo Op: Wedding pics

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About-to-be newly-weds Alicia and Eli McCombs pose for wedding photos on Commercial Ave, Saturday evening shortly before nuptials at the Majestic Inn. Out of camera range: the wedding party.

Oracle Team USA captures first victory

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ORACLE TEAM USA Sunday notched their first win of the 34th America’s Cup in the fourth race of the regatta in San Francisco.

Oracle Team USA loses first two races

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The 34th America’s Cup got underway Saturday in San Francisco. Oracle Team USA finished behind Emirates Team New Zealand with a pair of close races in the team’s first official runs on the course. 

Light show over Fidalgo Bay

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Kevin Bright contributed these photos of the Thursday night light show over Fidalgo Bay, as shot from Seafarers Memorial Park.

Basking in the warm sun

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Biology student Saide Dupar enjoys the warm Thursday afternoon sun at Seafarers' Memorial Park with her 3-year old pet tegu named Dio. Saide said Dio is an Argentine black and white Tegu.

Sunny afternoon for a sail

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Ian and Joy Sloan took the opportunity that was presented by a sunny Thursday afternoon to go out sailing for a couple of hours after work. They're launching their F-18, 18-foot catamaran, Joyride, at Seafarers Memorial Park. This weekend, they'll be competing in races at Shilshole Marina in Seattle. They own Anacortes Rigging and Yacht Services.