Two motorists were arrested for hit and run in separate collisions Feb. 11 and Feb. 13.
The Rev. Dwight Woodruff of New Hope Christian Fellowship was “such a marvelous preacher of the Word,” Sharon Heisey said. Another friend, Jim Jermyn, said Woodruff could make people at a funeral feel uplifted.
The City of Anacortes has officially denied the allegations of a Puget Soundkeeper Alliance lawsuit, which claims the city isn’t properly controlling stormwater pollution, but the city is moving toward settlement rather than going to trial.
An environmental consultant hired by the city will determine the boundary of 35 acres of wetland at Smiley’s Bottom and recommend steps to protect the wetland from encroachment and neighboring land uses.
A public comment period seeking input on Atlantic salmon net pen permits closes Monday, Feb. 25.
Proposed state legislation would require a speed limit for boats around Southern Resident orcas and create new restrictions on viewing distance and commercial whale watching.
The Anacortes School District board will look at additional research on the potential benefits of starting school at later times and potentially make a final decision at its meeting this Thursday.
Passengers heading to or from the San Juan Islands this week could see some delays, but those should start to reduce by the end of the week, according to Washington State Ferries.
Anyone traveling to or from Guemes Island over the next several weeks will have to do so without a car.
The Anacortes High School boys basketball team may have lost its final Bi-District 2A Tournament game, but two earlier wins still moved it toward the state competition.
After fighting through several games, all delayed by rain and snow, the AHS girls ended up with a third-place finish in the 2A Bi-District Tournament Monday.
The Anacortes boys swimming and diving team may not have repeated as the Class 2A state champion Saturday, but the Seahawks got a view from high on the podium all the same.
At a swim practice late last week, the boys team completed laps, chatted with each other about the plan for a competition the next day and worked to improve their strokes.