Tesoro announced Friday its plans to invest about $50 million in a land-based crude oil unloading facility at its Anacortes refinery. The facility, to be located near the plant’s existing propane tank facility, will bring crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken Shale/Williston Basin. In addition to reducing dependency on foreign crude, the plan addresses the […]
Sporting the latest in Relay for Life hair fashion are members (those with hair, that is) of the Tesoro Refinery volunteer team. The annual American Cancer Society fund-raiser, held this year at Anacortes High School War Memorial Field, started Saturday, running through the night and into Sunday morning.
The grins and waves from this group of runners at the starting line reflects the friendly atmosphere of the Tesoro March Point Run. This Saturday event, held annually at March Point, is a family-friendly run that also draws some very competitive runners. A free children’s half-mile precedes the start of 5K and 10K races. The […]
Anacortes High School alum Maren Hanson took home hardware for the second consecutive year at the 2011 Tesoro March Point Run. Maren was overall winner in the women’s division of the 10K. Other competitive divisions included the 5K and the children’s half-mile. The race took place Saturday morning on March Point.
A group of Tesoro Refinery employees and other community volunteers including Mayor Dean Maxwell spent the day at Island View Elementary School Tuesday teaching about the free enterprise system. The day was sponsored by Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization committed to teaching schoolchildren about business.
John Gibboney (left) is one of the most dedicated professionals I have ever known. I recall teasing him before he retired from Tesoro, asking: “What are you going to do with all your free time?” Well, that question was answered in part when I began seeing him doing community service on behalf of the Kiwanis […]
Tesoro employees, families and friends this year hosted a motorcycle “poker run” in honor of seven refinery employees who were killed in an accident earlier this year. The event, scheduled the day before the annual Oyster Run, drew dozens of riders including those pictured here in the first wave of riders leaving the refinery on […]
Maren Hanson is making a strong finish to her senior year at Anacortes High School. Last weekend she finished as overall winner in the women’s division of the Tesoro March Point 5K Run. She had work ahead in the coming days, as she is one of six AHS valedictorians who will speak at the evening […]
Tesoro announced Monday, April 12, that it will curtail operations in Anacortes in the wake of the April 2 fire that left six employees dead and one seriously injured (Tesoro spokesman Lynn Westfall in San Antonio reported that Lew Janz of Anacortes died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. […]