Celebrate the opening of the 50th Anacortes Arts Festival and get the first look at the “Then/Now” invitational show at the festival’s Opening Event 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 29 at the Transit Shed Event Center. The festival itself is Aug. 5-7.
“Whose Wives Are They Anyway?” runs July 29 through Aug. 20 at Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave.
The show is rated PG-13. All tickets are $18. Call the box office at 293-6829.
Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
Cash donations are being accepted by the Salvation Army to help support the 11th annual Ready to Learn Fair, which provides families who could use assistance an opportunity to receive school supplies and other amenities for their children in kindergarten through eighth grades.
A summary of some of the 275 cases handled by Anacortes police July 15-22.
A 36-year-old Anacortes man was sentenced to life in prison last week in Skagit County Superior Court under the persistent offenders statute. It requires a life sentence without parole after two sex crime convictions, court documents say.
People arrested for drunken driving now have to wait 12 hours to get their car back.
A new state law makes it mandatory for law enforcement to impound a vehicle for 12 hours following a driving under the influence arrest. Senate Bill 5000, also known as Hailey’s Law, went into effect Frida