More than anything else, Michael Mathis and the young people attending Camp Phoenix want to be treated with simple, common courtesy.
“We just want to be accepted in this world, without reaction,” Mathis said.
But he and his young campers and thousands like them, all burn survivors, repeatedly endure the attention of rude, insensitive people who gape or jeer.
“I hate the screamers,” one young man said.
Your vote is needed to help win a $10,000 grant to fund “All Aboard for 1911! 100 years of Railroading,” a project with art, music, displays and creative activities celebrating the Anacortes Great Northern Railway Station’s 2011 centennial
The Anacortes Police Department is having trouble with a different sort of offender — seagulls.
According to an Aug. 25 announcement by the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, the province’s government approved a wastewater management strategy proposed by the Capital Regional District “that will for the first time treat up to 40 billion liters of sewage per year before it is discharged into the Straight of Juan de Fuca.”
Fire Departments meet for Saturday morning drill at Fidalgo Elementary School.
Among the pink chiffon and flowers draped over the handcrafted stonework at Causland Memorial Park ...