Crews continue to work below ground level as construction continues at the Anacortes City Water Treatment Plant in Mount Vernon. The project, essentially a re-build of a 40-year-old plant, will be complete in mid-year 2013. The Skagit River, which occasionally floods in this area, is located just beyond the dike at the top of this […]
Port of Anacortes commissioners and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting event Tuesday morning a the site of the Port’s latest waterfront restoration project. The “O” Avenue/Railroad Avenue Mitigation Project was funded by a Job Development Fund (JDF) grant from the state Department of Commerce. A beachfront interpretive sign was funded by the Skagit Marine Resource Committee. […]
Dramatic progress has been made in recent weeks at Dakota Creek Industries, where a partnership between DCI and the Port of Anacortes will lead to additional shipyard space by next spring. Visible in the distance is the loading of a ship with petroleum coke, a refinery byproduct used in the smelting of aluminum.
Fall weather keeps most boaters at home, so “traffic” on the Guemes Channel is at a minimum as dredging continues at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard. By the time the 2009 boating season arrives, there will be dramatic changes visible near Port of Anacortes Pier One.
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