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Police Beat
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Anacortes Police are looking for a driver whose car that struck a woman in a motorized wheelchair as she crossed the street earlier this week.

City considering mini-parks called parklets
New public spaces
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The city is considering adding a new form of public spaces to its game: public parklets, which are being increasingly adopted by larger cities around the world following the lead of San Francisco as inexpensive enhancements.

San Francisco Parklets
Big Picture
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

San Francisco has jumped in the public parklets idea in a big way, with more than 3-dozen set up in the past 5 years.

City Hall repainting approved
City Council
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

With one ‘no’ vote, the City Council Monday night approved a $60,000 contract to re-paint City Hall, which was last painted in 1991.

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    An apparent lapse in communication within Washington State Ferries about ferry capacity made passenger delays even worse Tuesday after the breakdown of the M/V Tacoma, near Bainbridge Island.

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