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ANACORTES — Cleanup of an oil spill at Shell Puget Sound Refinery was completed as of 8:30 a.m. Sunday, according to an announcement from the spill response team.

ESSAY CONTEST: The Skagit County Democratic Party is hosting an essay contest open to all students in public high schools in Skagit County.

n The Burlington-Edison School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the district office, 927 E. Fairhaven Ave. be.wednet.edu or 360-757-3311.

n The Anacortes City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at City Hall, 904 Sixth St., for a discussion of potential changes to the Waste Management recycling contract. 

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ANACORTES — Cleanup of an oil spill at Shell Puget Sound Refinery was completed as of 8:30 a.m. Sunday, according to an announcement from the spill response team.

In a region at risk of disasters such as volcanic eruptions and major earthquakes, and where flooding and windstorms are commonplace, officials recommend individuals and families have emergency response plans and adequate supplies on hand to help them survive.