The Shell Puget Sound Refinery Oil Spill Team is conducting an on-water boom deployment drill in Guemes Channel next to Curtis Wharf today.
The community swimming pool is going to the dogs.
But only temporarily for Anacortes’ first Doggie Swim fundraiser and only right before the pool at the Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center is drained for a resurfacing project.
Tesoro will increase its supply of crude oil coming from North Dakota by 15 times once an approximately $50 million project at its March Point refinery is completed.
The Heath Foundation of Beaverton, Ore., has awarded $25,000 to Island Hospital to launch a cancer research program in conjunction with Swedish Hospital, Seattle, the Island Hospital Foundation announced in a press release July 11.
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.