Local law enforcement agencies and emergency responders are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst as a large-scale demonstration from numerous activist groups comes to the March Point refineries in mid-May to protest use of fossil fuels.
An international company will take over food service for Washington State Ferries in June after a bid renewal process gave Connecticut-based Centerplate the edge over local and regional companies currently in place.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday it had filed a complaint against the Anacortes Tesoro refinery for alleged violations of federal chemical accident prevention and emergency planning rules.
Two orcas recently discovered dead in British Columbia have been identified as endangered Southern Resident killer whales, according to an April 13 press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.
An exercise in preparedness involving a mock vessel collision and fuel spill brought state agencies, private companies and spill response entities to the east side of Vendovi Island one morning last week.
Port of Anacortes staff will provide information on the proposed fencing improvement and obstruction removal project at the Anacortes Airport at an open house 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the port transit shed, 1000 Commercial Ave.