The Big Picture

Community Garden opens

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Mayor Dean Maxwell cuts the ribbon at the official opening of the new Community Garden, between 28-th and 29-th streets, at Q Ave.

The Beach at Seafarers' Memorial Park

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Plans for the Seafarers’ Memorial Park include a new pier and floating dock which will make it easier to launch small boats.

Pacific Challenge this weekend

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Boats participating in the 2009 Pacific Challenge cross Fidalgo Bay on Saturday, May 30. 

Roundabout planned

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The city will close the main entrance to the city, where highway 20 meets Commercial Ave., for a month this summer to construct a roundabout. (Artist's rendering)

Kids treated to day at the beach

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Kindergartners and moms learn about beach critters at low tide at Sunset Beach in Washington Park

Scholarships awarded

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The Anacortes Schools Foundation awarded 40 scholarships totaling over $52,000 to graduates of Anacortes High School during a ceremony Wednesday evening.