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Mount Baker appears beyond Skagit Bay in this view from the English Boom Historical Park on Camano Island.

A Camano Island Moment

One of my favorite places to visit on Camano Island is the English Boom Historical Park. Located near a tiny airfield where the runway literally ends at the edge of a bluff overlooking Skagit Bay, you’re still more likely to see bald eagles than planes coming from that airport  (although, you could also see small […]

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VIDEO: Chasing swans…

Chasing swans… from Mark Horner on Vimeo. Washington state’s Skagit Valley is a well-known winter home for swans and geese.  I hadn’t planned to videotape those feathered snowbirds.  Until my parents called the other day. My mom told me there were tens of thousands of swans in several fields along Pioneer Highway between Stanwood and […]

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