Three homeowners told a public hearing that they are concerned about traffic, noise pollution and light pollution from a casino proposed by the Samish Tribe on 11.41 acres of vacant property at Thompson and Stevenson roads south of March Point.
The annual Guemes Island Ferry haul-out will take place starting next Wednesday, from September 24 through October 14.
(Updated) Anacortes Police are investigating what Island Hospital Foundation calls a “significant theft” without saying just how much money is missing.
The City Council, meeting as the Transportation Benefit District Board, Monday night approved a $20 annual car tab fee to help inject new money into the city's street maintenance program.
The City Council Monday night approved what will be the last street repaving job of the year. Lakeside Industries was the winning bidder for repaving 34th St. from R Ave to V Ave.
It isn't often that a major motion picture gets filmed in Deception Pass State Park. In fact, it has been almost a decade since the last film, The Postman, starring Kevin Costner, was shot here.
Protein is a vital nutrient. We need adequate dietary protein on a daily basis to ensure proper functioning on a cellular level.
Oh those geese. Just like the summer of 2012, Cranberry Lake has been closed to swimming, effective August 4, due to high levels of fecal coliform.
The parking lot is open, and the trails are inviting everyone to walk out onto Kiket Island.
A snow shower moves in from the northwest in this photo shot from Washington Park on Saturday afternoon. Expect more tonight. (Bob Hodgman photo)
Plus, a possible raise for state workers and loosey-goosey accounting uncovered at a state-backed wine research center.
The piping and marching were fun, but Scotland says a sober 'no' to independence.
Photos of the scene below-ground. What's going on? "The only thing that's stopped at this time," said project manager Dixon, "is the boring of the tunnel."
Guest Opinion: Does the public want to protect salmon-producing rivers? The answer will be a big factor for policy-makers.
State revenue grows modestly.
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool.
A police spokesman in the northwest Washington town of Ferndale says a huge fire at a boat factory has been ruled accidental.
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The driver of a vehicle died and his passenger was taken to the hospital after crashing into an embankment in Kirkland Friday night, police said.
In honor of National Estuaries Week, Puget Sound Partnership encourages people to post photos of themselves at their favorite beaches to social media websites.
OSO — Two days of steady rain have delayed the reopening of the newly reconstructed Highway 530 near Oso to normal traffic.
MOUNT VERNON — A 35-year-old Bow man was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison Friday after he was found guilty of raping a relative while she was asleep in her bedroom after a New Year’s party in 2013.
BIRDSVIEW — On land nestled against the Skagit River and surrounded by forested hills, a team of state and tribal staff took on the task of installing a 2-mile long, 6 ½-foot tall fence this summer.
The state Public Employment Relations Commission ruled in favor of the Port of Anacortes in another claim made against the port by a recently formed union there.
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