A 36-year-old Anacortes man was arrested Feb. 8 and booked in jail on resisting arrest and obstructing charges by Anacortes police officers investigating a reported fight at a local motel.

The death of a motorist on Highway 20 near Campbell Lake Road on June 4 is fresh on Todd Carlson’s mind as he talks about the roundabout proposed there by the Samish Indian Nation, Skagit County and the state Department of Transportation.



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The Friends of the Anacortes Community Forest Lands group is hosting a series of free hikes in February and March. All hikes are 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays. No pets are allowed.

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