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IE5 departs marina

What a beautiful day to spend on the water, enjoying all of the natural assets this Northwest “neighborhood” has to offer. This is the IE5 of Island Adventures Whale Watching on it way out of Cap Sante Marina this morning.

June 20, 2017

Skagit County’s longest serving Superior Court Judge, Michael E. Rickert, will retire June 30 after more than 24 years of service. An open house celebration in his honor will begin at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 30, in courtroom two of … Continue reading

June 19, 2017

Several new additions have been made to the Port of Anacortes staff, including John Dumas as Director of Operations. Dumas comes to the Port from marine terminal tenant Cortland Puget Sound Rope, where he served in a number of roles … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Painting projects abound during the summer months, but this one is a bit out of the ordinary: a stack at the Anacortes wastewater treatment plant off 4th Street. Intended to blend. Mission accomplished.

June 20, 2017

Seattle Seahawks “12 Tour” will visit Anacortes this Friday! Get ready for football season as the Seattle Seahawks make a stop at Anacortes High School’s Seahawk Stadium on Friday, June 23 at 12:30 p.m. Join Mayor Laurie Gere, school officials, … Continue reading

June 19, 2017

Preparations are underway for the 56th Anacortes Arts Festival, August 4 – 6. This community event is one of the largest and oldest arts festivals in the Northwest, consisting of more than 250 juried booths filling downtown Anacortes. The event also features a regional Fine … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

If you’re in Anacortes it’s hard not to notice the Seattle-based Tokitae ferry, filling the horizon at the north end of Commercial Avenue. The state ferry is under wraps in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries, undergoing maintenance work that includes … Continue reading