Would you like to leaf through the latest issues of Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Time, Good Houskeeping, People, Consumer Reports and hundreds of other major publications at home, for free?
Or maybe you would prefer to browse 450,000 biographies, hundreds of small business reference books and periodicals and thousands of legal publications and forms — also at no charge.
If you hold a library card at the Anacortes Public Library all of this can be at your fingertips, thanks to new EbscoHost Research Databases accessed through the library’s Web site.
Two Mount Vernon brothers were arrested Friday in connection with the robbery and beating of a 43-year-old Anacortes man at his home on Gibralter Road last month.
March Point Road will be closed at milepost 5.75 near the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway crossing 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 5 for a city waterline project.
As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the Anacortes Arts Festival is taking over the streets of Anacortes — well, three blocks of it, anyway — for Gorilla/Guerrilla Street Art. Jungle hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7.
This free-expression zone is in the Artists in Action area at the north end of Commercial Avenue. The festival has issued an open call for artists, performers and musicians who wish to perform or demonstrate their art in an informal, public venue, using the street environment — surrounded by tens of thousands of festival visitors as a backdrop.
Listen for “the sound of freedom” at about 1:15 p.m. tomorrow when five EA-18G Growlers from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 “Scorpions” arrive home at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island after almost eight months on an expeditionary deployment in Iraq and Libya in support of operations New Dawn, Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector.
The free event includes giant inflatable bouncers, games and toys, game and informational booths, live entertainer “Cap’n Arr,” live remote from KWLE 1340 AM The Whale, concessions and craft projects.