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Johnson, a former colonel and pilot in the Air Force, founded the Anacortes Family Center and the Kiwanis Aktion Club for disabled adults. He is active with the Anacortes Parks Foundation, the Anacortes Community Health Council, the Salvation Army in addition to leading an effort to support infant care ...
Federal legislation to authorize a $75 million Anacortes-built factory trawler to work in U. S waters has foundered — for the second time this spring — in the turbulent political seas of Congress. The measure was included in a Coast Guard reauthorization bill that failed, in a procedural vote, to get the support ...

Anacortes Spring Wine Festival. Briana Alzola; 12 hrs ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Anacortes Spring Wine Festival. The Chamber of Commerce hosted the Anacortes Spring Wine Festival Saturday, April 7, at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed. Briana Alzola. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save.
After fighting hard at the district championship this past weekend, the Anacortes High School FIRST Robotics team is heading to compete at a global level at the world championship April 18-21 in Houston. The Pacific Northwest District Championship last week went well for the AHS squad, Team 3238, ...
The Depot Arts & Community Center, 611 R Ave., presents the Anacortes Arts Commission show “Repurposed – Art with a new life.” The show features recycled and mixed media art, including works of Anita Mayer, Karla Locke, Heidi Klepper, Heidi Brewer-Peters, Edward Flitcroft, Ann Lee and Sabina ...
During his trip, Larsen stopped by the Anacortes Boys & Girls Club to get a tour of the club, hear from the Anacortes Youth of the Year and hear about some of the programs being offered to kids on Fidalgo Island. Hearing about specific programs and seeing the kids they impact is an important part of the ...

Mejak Jones of Anacortes and Christopher Leyva Vera of Coupeville, both students at Skagit Valley College, were recently named to this year's All-Washington Academic Team. The All-Washington Academic Team ceremony provides an opportunity for community and technical college students to be ...
With a little pomp and ceremony, passengers aboard the MV Chelan were greeted by enthusiastic ferry-watchers in Sidney, as the vessel made its inaugural run this season. Members of Peninsula Sister Cities Association, local municipal officials, a Mountie and Sidney's Town Crier met the Washington ...
Eight area community programs will benefit from the $17,000 raised March 21 at the Anacortes Rotary Club annual community dinner, hosted by Anthony's at Cap Sante Restaurant. Proceeds will ... For the past seven years, Anthony's has opened the restaurant to the Anacortes Rotary Club for an evening.
Liam Hastings, left, Tatum Swapp, center, and Levi Chou recently represented Anacortes at the regional spelling bee in Mount Vernon. ... Three Anacortes students competed strong, topped their school competitors and headed to the regional championship all to prove they are great at S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G.
Anacortes man charged with domestic violence assault of Lopez woman. Hayley Day; Thu Mar 29th, 2018 1:30am; News. A 42-year-old man from Anacortes was charged with allegedly breaking into his girlfriend's home on Lopez Island and assaulting her on March 9. Keith B. Pohl was charged with burglary in the first ...
Among the hundreds of thousands of people converged on the streets of Washington, D.C., Saturday as part of the student-led March for Our Lives event was a recent Anacortes High School graduate. Julia Soes, now a student at Western Washington University, carried a sign that read: “I didn't come 2,321 ...
ANACORTES, Wash. — Two Anacortes men were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center Sunday night after what troopers believe may have been a DUI crash. The State Patrol says just after 10:00 PM last night, Daniel Engan was driving in Anacortes south of highway 20 with Michael O'Connell when their sedan left the ...
A state-of-the-art $75 million factory trawler moored at an Anacortes dock is called “America's Finest,” but that name could end up being a cruel irony for the shipyard and fishing company that hoped to put it to work. The still-unfinished vessel is not allowed to dip a net in U.S. waters because the hull ...
Starting Sunday, March 4, 2018 contractor crews from Lakeside Industries will close a lane of SR 20 Spur between Commercial Avenue in Anacortes and the ferry terminal to start road repair. This work, part of WSDOT's 2018 paving project, will happen nightly 9 p.m. Sunday, March 4 through 5 a.m. Friday, ...
The Rotary Club of Anacortes will hold its eighth annual community benefit dinner at Anthony's at Cap Sante restaurant beginning at 5:30 p.m. ... including laptops for four para-educators helping special education students in an Anacortes High School life skills class, bedside charting devices for the ...
The Anacortes Chamber of Commerce at its Monday noon session was greeted with two announcements pleasing to the membership. First, that the city had donated a large tract of land for a park, and second, that the ferry committee had secured for Anacortes a year-round ferry service between the city ...

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website AgonSwim.com. Anacortes scored 249 points to win the 2018 Washington High School 2A swimming and diving state ...
The Anacortes ferry terminal is the only Washington State Ferries service that runs from the mainland to the San Juan Islands. WSDOT staff held an open house in Friday Harbor on Feb. 13 to explain their plan to build a roundabout to fix traffic congestion and safety issues at Sharpes Corner in Anacortes.
The Skagit County coroner has determined the cause of death for the woman whose vehicle plunged into the water last month at the Washington State Ferries terminal in Anacortes. Nicole K. Barney drowned, Coroner Hayley Thompson said. Barney, 30, of Everett, died Jan. 25 after her 2002 Jeep Grand ...
After 18 years with the Anacortes Police Department, Dave Floyd is trying out a new title: captain. Floyd was officially promoted to captain at a recent Anacortes City Council swearing-in ceremony that also recognized promotions of two other officers and the addition of a new officer to the staff. Officer Jacob ...
The new director at the Anacortes club started going in his home town in Oregon when he was small. His mom worked at the club in Albany, Oregon, and his dad worked with school administration there. Hunter started at the Anacortes club this month but started first working with kids at clubs when he was ...
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. — Sam Hamill, a poet and translator and the founding editor of an independent publishing company in Washington state, has died. He was 74. Hamill died Saturday at his home in Anacortes, Washington, following a period of ill health. His death was announced by Copper ...
By now A-town neighbors have probably noticed construction signs and some day-work on the Spur between Commercial Avenue in Anacortes and the ferry terminal. That will continue next week as the contractor crews improve pedestrian crossing and do electrical work. The following week is when they ...
The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce announced they will co-produce the new Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show at the Port of Anacortes' Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, Wash. May 17-20, 2018. The show will have in-water display space for new and ...
ANACORTES, Wash. – The woman who died when she drove her SUV off the Anacortes ferry dock Thursday is identified as 30 year old Nicole Barney of Everett. The Washington State Partrol reports she pulled out and drove around the holding lanes, down the loading ramp, through the crossing arm, and ...
An Everett woman, 30, died when she drove off the dock at the Anacortes Ferry Landing on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 25. The terminal was closed for four hours while emergency crews responded. According to Washington State Patrol, Nicole K. Barney drove a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee through ...
ANACORTES, Wash. - A woman was killed when she drove her Jeep Cherokee through a barrier at high speed and plunged into the water at the Washington State Ferries terminal at Anacortes, the Washington State Patrol said. The State Patrol said she is a 30-year-old from Everett. The emergency forced the ferry system ...
The time it took to get the necessary equipment to the Anacortes Ferry Terminal Thursday morning may have played a factor in the effort to save a woman who drove off the dock. The Washington State Patrol says that due to the time it took to get the necessary “resources” to the scene, the rescue of Nicole ...
Near the commons will be a full mural done by area artist Mary Ennes Davis depicting the history of Anacortes, District Superintendent Mark Wenzel told tour attendees. Throughout the construction process, the team has been checking for leaks and permeability of the building, Estvold said. They want to ...
I am writing this letter to urge the citizens of Anacortes to vote yes on the Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy (Proposition 1) and the Replacement Technology and Safety Levy (Proposition 2) to help us maintain and enhance the outstanding educational environment we enjoy in ...
Carrying signs with slogans proclaiming demands for equality, frustration with the current federal government administration and support for women and girls everywhere, more than 1,000 people marched through the streets of Anacortes Friday night, singing and chanting on their way. Organizers estimated ...
Anacortes company aids NASA research in Antarctica. NASA's Operation IceBridge mission measures ice at the Earth's poles in order to track changes as the global climate warms. Author: Associated Press. Published: 12:41 PM PST January 20, 2018. While on a recent federal research mission in Antarctica, Scott Farley ...
Jan. 6, 1988: Anacortes Brassworks has been around for 16 years, but many people probably still don't know where it is located. On a recent work day inside the unassuming red building, Brian Adams pours brass into molds for brass belt buckles. Anacortes Brassworks buckles have been sent all over the ...
A La Conner resident called police on Dec. 23 to make sure they were aware of a Facebook post about damage to a home caused by a transient taken in for the night. She did not know the person who posted the comment or where the incident occurred. The post, on a popular Anacortes group site, was a ...
During their winter break, several Anacortes High School athletes competed in a variety of tournaments and competitions. The Anacortes High School boys basketball team flew to Ketchikan, Alaska, to compete in the Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic while the girls basketball team hosted the Anacortes ...
As the holidays grew near, the residents of the Anacortes Family Center received lots of cheer from the Anacortes community. Business, churches and student groups came together this year to help make sure the residents had a merry Christmas, said Heather Geer, the center's operations coordinator.
The City of Anacortes has placed 33rd in a nationwide challenge to reduce energy consumption community-wide. Anacortes was knocked out of the running for the Georgetown University Energy Prize after a list of top 10 finalists was released last week. The city entered the competition in 2014 to step up its ...
In the midst of the Seattle Boat Show comes news about another popular show in the Pacific Northwest: The Anacortes Boat Show. The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce have announced that they will co-produce the new “Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show” ...
The new director at the Anacortes club started going in his home town in Oregon when he was small. His mom worked at the club in Albany, Oregon, and his dad worked with school administration there. Hunter started at the Anacortes club this month but started first working with kids at clubs when he was ...
At Pier 2, we are undertaking some planned bulkhead wall repairs, so we don't have any vessels in right now. However, on Jan. 30, we expect the vessel Arubaborg to come in for five days. This vessel will be taking on about 15,000 MT of petroleum coke. When that vessel departs, we will return to our ...
Anacortes rock slide closes Rosario Road until Jan. 2. Skagit County says about three dump trucks worth of rocks came down on the road. Author: KING. Published: 9:59 PM PST December 28, 2017. An update for drivers in Anacortes after a rock slide closed Rosario Road near Cougar Gap. Skagit County says about three ...
Viewer Jeremy Ridgway took the above video of several large waves crashing into cars parked on a ferry headed to Anacortes from Friday ...
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison.
The Skagit County Hearing Examiner will make a decision in early December about the Anacortes Refinery's proposal to manufacture and ...
Nov. 9, 1977 — Anacortes did not escape the wrath of a wind and rain storm Nov. 2 which swept through Skagit County. The photo above ...
Miller, a retired Navy aviator and a current Anacortes business owner, said he felt good going into the general election because of what he and ...
The public is invited to the annual Veterans Day dinner hosted by the Anacortes American Legion and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary at 6 ...
Six bands will perform at three venues in town throughout Friday and Saturday at the 14th Brewgrass! bluegrass and beer event. Friday ...
ANACORTES — A vehicle ran into the corner of the recently opened Vagabond Station restaurant in the 2100 block of Commercial Avenue ...


 

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