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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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July 1, 2008

Hospital celebrates

It was a party Tuesday evening at Island Hospital, where a public celebration and open house marked the end of an ambitious two-year expansion and remodel program. Dozens gathered for a brief ceremony and open house at the public facility. … Continue reading

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March 27, 2008

JA Day at Island View

In addition to providing a valuable contribution to the local tax base, Tesoro Refinery’s “investment” in the community includes donations of time and money. Such was the case Wednesday when more than a dozen Tesoro employees spent the day at … Continue reading

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March 7, 2008

Donors honored

A reception hosted Thursday by the Island Hospital Foundation presented opportunity to thank donors to the non-profit organization. Among dozens of donors gathered at the Depot Arts Center was Ike Schlicting (center), who recently donated $400,000 to the Foundation. Schlicting … Continue reading

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November 27, 2007

Temporary entrance

Improvements continue at Island Hospital, the latest of which was demolition of the main entry area that dated back to the public facility’s opening in the Sixties. Note: Temporary entrance to both Emergency Room and main hospital is from 26th … Continue reading

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October 31, 2007

Celebration of Trees

Dorothy Ives (left), widow of Burl Ives, brought special holiday decorations back to Anacortes to help the Chamber of Commerce and Island Hospital Foundation sponsor a new event this holiday season. “The Celebration of Trees

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August 31, 2007

Hospital welcome

Hundreds of people took advantage of Island Hospital’s “Open House” invitation Thursday. Guests streamed through the hospital’s new addition, with proud administrators and staff serving as tour guides. Here, Director of Human Resources and Strategic Planning Michael Bruggeman demonstrates a … Continue reading

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September 14, 2006

Hospital work on schedule

Construction continues on schedule at Island Hospital, where a major expansion to the public facility is underway. According to hospital administrators, “This renovation and expansion effort is fueled by dramatic increases in utilization of Island Hospital

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September 5, 2006

Hospital operation

Crews enjoy a break from the heat as they continue excavation and foundation work Tuesday morning on the major expansion project at Island Hospital. The sun will come as it “burns off” the island’s misty morning fog.

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July 14, 2006

Digging dirt

A team of dignitaries led by Island Hospital CEO Vince Oliver (hat off) had some fun Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of a dramatic construction project at the Anacortes health and medical facility. See project details at … Continue reading

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July 13, 2006

Hospital event

Island Hospital CEO Vince Oliver (pictured) presided over a groundbreaking event Thursday morning at the site of a major construction project (artist rendition behind Oliver). The groundbreaking drew a range of guests, from elected officials to hospital staff and administrators. … Continue reading

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March 26, 2004

Adventure on main street

It was time for a party Thursday night as the Chamber of Commerce combined business and tourism events to draw a crowd at 1801 Commercial Avenue. Pictured here is Mayor Dean Maxwell, cutting the ribbon for the official grand opening … Continue reading

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