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Police Blotter, July 16 - 20, 2016

A woman yelling that people were trying to kill her got the attention of the police just a block from the police station. 

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Rosario Classroom a Fun Place

The Rosario Field Classroom is OPEN to the Public Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4pm. Spread the word!

Summer Entertainment

  • Good Co @ Seafarers' Fri. Jul 29, 2016 6:00 pm Seattle six piece Good Co is the United States' first live Electro Swing Band. That new old sound, Electro Swing combines the era of illicit booze, jitterbugging flappers, and underground speakeasies with the funky beats and the electric sound of today's dance music. At Good Co performances it's ...
  • Hot Damn Scandal @ Heart of Anacortes Sat. Jul 30, 2016 6:00 pm Hot Damn Scandal finds its songs under park benches and in forgotten alleyways. The resulting outlaw ballads, dirty jazz, circus freakouts, shanty-rags, string band funk, lonesome heart-breakers, and whiskey bottle love songs blend together in a sweet song syrup somewhere between a ramble and a r...
  • Riverwalk Summer Concert Series Thu. Aug 4, 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...
  • Riverwalk Summer Concert Series Thu. Aug 11, 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...
  • Outdoor Summer Movie Series Thu. Aug 11, 2016 7:00 pm Swinomish Casino & Lodge will host three outdoor movie events this summer at their Waterfront Park, complete with food vendors, a beer and wine garden, giveaways throughout the night, and fun for the entire family.  Swinomish Movies kicks off the summer series with Star Wars: The Force A...

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