Eight candidates, including two from Anacortes, will take part in the first round of interviews to replace outgoing Anacortes School District Superintendent Mark Wenzel, the district announced Tuesday.

The search for a new superintendent of the Anacortes School District started shortly after current Superintendent Mark Wenzel announced last May that he would be leaving the district after this school year.

Fiber-optic internet service installations are gaining steam in Anacortes after several months of delays, Municipal Fiber Manager Jim Lemberg reported at Monday’s City Council meeting.

A steering group is envisioning a combined community and aquatic center that could include two pools, a fitness area, a full-size gym, a commercial kitchen, child care area, flex space, classrooms for the Boys and Girls Club and offices for pool staff and the Anacortes Parks and Recreation D…

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Anacortes wrestler Gavin Lang nabbed a regional title Saturday, Feb. 15, and earned a place at the state competition.