Madelyn Kuhnlein, her sister Sophia and dad Peter couldn’t stop smiling and her mom Lisa couldn’t stop crying because of the incredible support from the community at a parade Monday afternoon to celebrate Madelyn’s last chemotherapy treatment for leukemia.
“We are still reeling ourselves,” Lisa said Tuesday morning. “I can’t believe it. We live in the most amazing town.”
Nearly 50 vehicles, including police cars, ambulances, fire engines, classic cars and motorcycles, and a few hundred people turned out for the celebration.
“Old Goats” is the story of three restless and resilient men taking on old age and retirement.
The new feature film is the first from Washington state filmmaker Taylor Guterson, and it’s coming to Anacortes Cinemas on Friday.
Guterson lives in Issaquah and grew up on Bainbridge Island, where “Old Goats” was filmed. He and his other crew member, Jonathan Boyer, filmed the movie themselves over seven months while on a very low budget.
FarAway Entertainment, which owns both Bainbridge Cinemas and Anacortes Cinemas, decided to bring “Old Goats” here because of its popularity on Bainbridge.
Island Hospital got a reminder last month of how much help it receives every year from the nonprofit Island Hospital Foundation.
Bernadette Stanek, foundation development director, presented the hospital’s board of commissioners with a commemorative check at their Jan. 24 meeting.
Eight extended Puget Sound Energy bucket trucks line the entrance to the funeral for Suzanne S. Ruppert (Deane) Saturday at First Baptist Church.
Vulnerable, honest and somber, but at the same time heartfelt and energetic. That’s what you can expect from the songs on the first CD from Anacortes band BellaMaine.
The band released “An Anxious Mind” Jan. 15 after performing together for several years.
The February First Friday Gallery Walk is 6-9 p.m. Friday.