n The Anacortes School Board will meet at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the district board room, 2200 M Ave. asd103.org or 360-503-1211.

n The Anacortes City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at City Hall, 904 Sixth St.

The state Department of Corrections’ Mount Vernon office has felony warrants for the following offenders. Anyone with information about them is asked to call police or the Department of Corrections at 360-488-4800. Callers do not have to give their names.

FREE SPAGHETTI DINNER: United Methodist Church of Anacortes, 2201 H Ave., Anacortes, will host a free spaghetti dinner for the Fidalgo Island community from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Skagit River Alliance celebrates a decision by Kiewit Infrastructure Co. to withdraw its application for permits to establish the 79-acre mine it envisioned operating to supply large rock for jetty stabilization at the mouth of the Columbia River.

An expanse of warm water, called a 'blob', has returned to the seas off the coast of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. It poses a threat to Skagit salmon.