MOUNT VERNON — Anacortes City Councilwoman Liz Lovelett was appointed Tuesday to the state Senate, filling the seat vacated by former Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island.

At a joint meeting of the governing boards of Skagit, Whatcom and San Juan counties, the members voted to support the two-term councilwoman to represent the 40th Legislative District.

— Reporter Brandon Stone: bstone@skagitpublishing.com, 360-416-2112, Twitter: @Brandon_SVH{p style=”margin-bottom: 0in;”}

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