The Big Picture

Community Garden opens


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


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


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

Roundabout planned


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


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

Scholarships awarded


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