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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.
BURLINGTON — Miranda Maskell and Liz Cisneros scored two goals each Saturday afternoon as the Burlington-Edison girls’ soccer team shut out Blaine 4-0.
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit Valley College men’s soccer team battled back from an early deficit Saturday afternoon against Shoreline.
BATTLE GROUND — The Burlington-Edison football team went up against a larger team on the road Saturday, with similar results as the previous week.
BURROWS ISLAND — From the water’s surface, bull kelp looks like strands of other-worldly hair swaying in the water. From below, it looks like a palm tree — or dense forest of palm trees.
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.