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Fire now 90 percent contained

The fire at Little Cranberry Lake is now 90% contained and improving. Fire crews from the state Department of Natural Resources remain working 14-16-hour shifts.

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Hope Island Burning

I was heading to a team meeting Thursday afternoon with watermelon for the park staff when a park neighbor called me to report seeing smoke in the grass meadow of Hope Island. 

Summer Entertainment

  • Riverwalk Summer Concert Series Thu. Sep 1, 2016 6:00 pm The City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the2016 Riverwalk Summer Concert Series. Mount Vernon Riverwalk Plaza. The two hour concerts will begin at 6:00pm July 7: Chris Eger Band and the Powerhouse Horns July 14: Rivertalk July 21: Rabbit Wilde Jul...
  • First Friday Gallery Walk Fri. Sep 2, 2016 6:00 pm Anacortes art galleries are open late on the first Friday of each month, from 6 pm to 9pm. Many galleries will have their featured artists on hand to discuss their work. 
  • Alan Hatley Band Sat. Sep 3, 2016 6:00 pm The Alan Hatley Band is a fun loving band that plays and performs Rock/Blues and Original music. Hendrix, SRV, Cream, Clapton, CCR, ZZ Top and much more! 2016 Summer Concert SeriesPresented by City of AnacortesSponsored by the Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts (501c3) September 3rd – 6:00...
  • The Hoe & The Harrow Sat. Sep 10, 2016 6:00 pm The Hoe and the Harrow tills up a style unique to our surroundings. At times drawing from the traditional sounds of Folk, Americana, and Roots Music, yet muddled with a layer of punk and grunge reminiscent of early Seattle Sound. Once harvested these lyric-driven melodies serve as food for the so...
  • First Friday Gallery Walk Fri. Oct 7, 2016 6:00 pm Anacortes art galleries are open late on the first Friday of each month, from 6 pm to 9pm. Many galleries will have their featured artists on hand to discuss their work. 

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A snow shower moves in from the northwest in this photo shot from Washington Park on Saturday afternoon. Expect more tonight. (Bob Hodgman photo)

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