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October 2, 2011

Best of criers

The top crier was announced Sunday evening following two days of competition among more than a dozen criers in the North American Town Criers Championship in Anacortes. Making presentation of the engraved award to Town Crier Bill McKee of Uxbridge, … Continue reading

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September 9, 2009

First day welcome

Excited kindergarten student Shaelynn Gallimore was greeted Wednesday morning by Island View Elementary School Principal Bernard Selting. Anacortes students will enjoy a beautiful sunny day as they embark on a new school year.

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March 3, 2009

First Mike

“First Mike,” as Governor Chris Gregoire’s husband likes to be addressed, was a special guest Monday at Island View and Whitney elementary schools. Mike Gregoire has visited schools in all 39 counties in Washington over the past several years. His … Continue reading

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August 14, 2006

Sun and fun

Blue skies, crowds and artwork such as this sun sculpture combined for an exciting Friday opening to the 2006 Anacortes Arts Festival. The festival, which opens each day at 10 a.m., runs through 5 p.m. Sunday. Be sure to enjoy … Continue reading

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