It was a big night for students and the community this past week when the Anacortes Schools Foundation handed out roughly $315,000 in scholarships to more than 100 area graduates at its annual scholarship night.
It’s been more than two years since Rachel Muntean-Salazar and other skateboard enthusiasts proposed an expansion of Anacortes’ Ben Root Skate Park, a 32-year-old park located within Alice Parchman Newland Park on R Avenue.
Anacortes Mayor Laurie Gere nudged the city Monday toward reopening to the public in a show of confidence that state and national COVID-19 vaccination goals for those ages 16 and older will be met by June 30.
By Briana Alzola
Anacortes Fire Chief Bill Harris spoke Monday to the mayor and City Council about a new pilot program that aims to reduce police and fire responses to non-emergency 911 calls.
Five new city jobs will be created after the City Council unanimously voted Monday to amend the 2021 budget to include them.
Big Broderna, a local sailing team, begins a new challenge Monday morning – the WA360, a newly formed race from Port Townsend around the Puget Sound and back.
Out in the bay off of Cap Sante Marina, members of the Anacortes Youth Sailing Team had the chance to show their parents the ropes – literally and figuratively.
Boys swim and dive
Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center commissioners are now seeking a new executive director following Mitch Everton’s recent announcement that he will step down after July 1.