Shipwreck Day


They say "Everything's for sale, for a price" and that sure seemed true today at Anacortes' annual Shipwreck Day, a rummage sale to end all rummage sales. I spotted this little guy for sale, but I didn't bother to ask a price. 

Hwy 20 speed lowered on So. Fidalgo

WSDOT has temporarily lowered the speed limit for three miles on SR 20 in South Fidalgo, from the Miller/Gibralter Road intersection to Meadow Creek, in an effort to improve safety for drivers and construction workers. The speed limit was reduced from 50 mph to 40 mph starting yesterday and lasting for the duration of the project. 

Damage Control by J.A. Jance

damage_control-med.jpg"It's a suspensful adventure and a gruesome discovery that await Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady as the subsiding rains of an ominous thunderstorm expose an elderly couple that drive off a cliff in Coronado National Monument and reveal two trash bags with human remains ..." This is from the latest novel by part-time Seattle writer J.A. Jance, Damage Control, the 13th Joanna Brady mystery.

What the Heck Fest returns


An alternative rock festival, What the Heck Fest, returns to Anacortes this weekend, coinciding with the annual rummage sale Shipwreck Day. The festival’s three-day roster includes more than 40 bands.

Mitchell again pleads for Enchantress


Local artist and historian Bill Mitchell made his case to the Port of Anacortes Commissioners to save the derelict tug Enchantress again last night. The tug is sitting on the bottom of Fidalgo Bay in just a few feet of water.

Community Events