The Anacortes Police Department reported responding to more than 170 dispatches Nov. 2-11. Among the calls during that period:
Racial slurs in the hallways at school. Students who use a “just joking” reasoning when using disparaging remarks. Teachers who don’t know how to help students who need extra assistance.
There will likely be a new face on the Anacortes School Board in January: challenger Jennie Beltramini appears to have defeated incumbent Bill Shaw in the Nov. 5 election.
Unofficial results as of 4:27 p.m. Nov. 12. Final results will be certified on Nov. 26.
State Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, will serve another year representing the 40th Legislative District.
Within his first two days in Baghdad, just out of sniper school, Jeremy Carter survived gunfire that killed everyone around him and then had to help fellow soldiers after the vehicle they were riding in was blown off a cliff. That’s when he learned about service to his country.
Anacortes voters will decide on Feb. 11 whether to increase the local sales tax from 8.7% to 8.8%, with the increase set aside to fund affordable housing.
City gets clean bill of
The Anacortes girls’ swimming and diving team got a pair of stellar performances from freshman Lindsay Brown during the preliminaries on Friday, Nov. 9, of the Bi-District 2A Meet.
The Anacortes High School volleyball team earned three wins during district play, but didn’t make it all the way to state this year. The team went 3-2 in district play and fell just short of a state berth.
The Anacortes High School girls cross country team earned an eighth-place finish this weekend at the 2A state championship.
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