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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A much contested environmental impact statement on a proposed oil unloading facility in Anacortes will go forward after a judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Shell to stop it.
Petersboro resident Brandon Ball has made a career of professional motorcycle racing, having turned pro in 1997. During that time he opened Ballz Racing Schools, where students of all ages can learn not only how to ride dirtbikes but also how to become a faster and safer rider.
Bel Canto, a 16-voice women's ensemble from Mount Vernon High School placed first in the Women's Large Ensemble division at the State Competition held at Central Washington University in Ellensburgh over the weekend.
The Friends of Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center (FPFC) is having a Spring Cleaning/Garage Sale on Saturday, May 2, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the balcony of the pool, 1603 22nd Street, Anacortes. This year Friends will be raising funds to help with the purchase of new water fountains & bottle refill stations for the pool and fitness center areas. We also hope to purchase new mirrors and ballet bars for the upstairs group fitness area.
The Mount Vernon Downtown Association members, Cathy Stevens and I want to thank everyone who participated in the 31st annual Tulip Festival Street Fair. Downtown Mount Vernon merchants and artisan vendors alike rated the fair a success, as a record number of visitors enjoyed a great line-up of live entertainment on the new Riverwalk Plaza, excellent food and handmade arts and crafts.
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The Justice Department waded anew Friday into fraught police-community relations, with new Attorney General Loretta Lynch declaring the subject “one of the most challenging issues of our time.” She announced a wide-ranging investigation into Baltimore’s police.