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A community Christmas tree at Commercial Avenue and Sixth Street is at the center of this 1930 holiday celebration, which was photographed by Ferd Brady.

Events such as this show how everyday life went on in Anacortes, despite the Great Depression.

To learn more about life in that era, which was challenging but not particularly depressing, be sure to visit the Anacortes Museum’s current exhibit “All in the Same Boat: Anacortes in the Great Depression.”

Photo from the Anacortes Museum’s Wallie Funk Collection.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,678 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

298 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
37,483 Fully Vaccinated
52,143 Initial Doses Given


362,276 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,632 Hospitalizations

5,422 Deaths Statewide
1,982,674 Fully Vaccinated
2,927,970 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 21, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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