The Anacortes City Council authorized on Monday the sale of up to $48.1 million in 20-year revenue bonds to fund improvements to the city’s water and sewer systems.
The state Department of Ecology has scheduled an online public hearing Oct. 14 on permits for Cooke Aquaculture’s proposed steelhead net pens.
The City of Anacortes is returning to an annual budget process, abandoning the effort to project revenues and expenses for 24 months as it did in writing a two-year budget.
Anacortes’ wastewater treatment plant has again received an Outstanding Performance Award from the state Department of Ecology for achieving full compliance with its water quality permits.
Anacortes Mayor Laurie Gere has earned an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
The Anacortes Fire Department issued on Sept. 10 a ban on recreational fires within the Anacortes city limits.
Anacortes police officers investigated reports of a loud bang, possibly from a firework, near demonstrators supporting President Trump on 12th Street and Commercial Avenue Sept. 6.
A total of 1,063 Skagit County residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the virus was first confirmed here March 10, the Skagit County Public Health Department reported Monday.
As work progresses on the didgwalic Wellness Center’s second phase, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is already looking ahead to another expansion.
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced dramatic changes Tuesday night to high school sports for the upcoming school year — and cautioned that fans, coaches and players should brace for more changes in a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two fundraising run/walks are moving to a new format this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of now, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is still planning for school sports to start back up in the fall, but things will look a little different than normal.
Continued low returns of some key chinook salmon stocks are expected to limit numerous Washington salmon fisheries in the upcoming season, state fishery managers say.