Dallas-based HollyFrontier Corp. announced Tuesday it has entered an agreement to acquire Shell Puget Sound Refinery on March Point from Shell Oil Products U.S. for $350 million, plus the refinery’s hydrocarbon inventory for up to $180 million.

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The Everett Community College softball team beat Skagit Valley College in both games of a doubleheader Tuesday — one narrowly, the other by a double-digit margin.

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In Skagit County, water is often thought of in terms of lowland rain, North Cascades snow and, of course, the river that carves through the Skagit Valley and provides refuge for fish and water for farms.