Anacortes police officers investigated reports of a loud bang, possibly from a firework, near demonstrators supporting President Trump on 12th Street and Commercial Avenue Sept. 6.

It isn’t the first time that the ferry route between Anacortes and Sidney, B.C. faced a tentative future, but the cost of keeping the service going with the aging Washington State Ferries fleet could mean the end of the nearly century-old “auto highway” — at least a publicly funded one.

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The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced dramatic changes Tuesday night to high school sports for the upcoming school year — and cautioned that fans, coaches and players should brace for more changes in a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of now, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is still planning for school sports to start back up in the fall, but things will look a little different than normal.