For the first time, the Anacortes High School drama program was recognized by the 5th Avenue Awards, a program that honors excellence in high school musical theater productions. Competing against the Northwest’s biggest schools, Anacortes performers and technical crews received nominations or honorable mentions in six categories, all for their contributions to the spring musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
Anacortes police are investigating a burned down portable toilet as arson.
Firefighters were called around 2:43 p.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of 24th Street. Witnesses reported seeing a teenager holding a roman candle near the toilet, said Fire Chief Richard Curtis.
Anacortes police are investigating a convenience store robbery that happened about 10:40 Tuesday night in the 3100 block of Commercial Avenue.
A summary of some of the 283 cases handled by Anacortes police July 1-7.
Heck no, it can’t be so.
What the Heck Fest founder Bret Lunsford said the 10th festival, Friday through Sunday, will be the last.
Forget major corporations that kick in millions of dollars to name stadiums — a small street near the Washington State Ferries terminal needs a name, and anyone who donates $10 to an effort to beautify the small piece of city property adjacent to it will have an equal chance to win naming rights.