Community News

Pulp Mill exhibit opens on Thursday

2018 0628 museumA new exhibit featuring the pulp mill pioneers of Anacortes opens this week at the Maritime Heritage Center on R ave.

One-lane Sharpes Corner Roundabout opens Friday

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State DOT is set to open the Sharpes Corner Roundabout on Friday, but it will be limited to one lane, so traffic may continue to back up as drivers merge going into the roundabout.

Samish climate change story-telling map wins award

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The Samish Indian Nation has announced that its map tracking the future impacts of climate change in the San Juan Archipelago, the tribe’s traditional territory, has been honored as one of the winners of the 2018 Esri Tribal Story Map Challenge.

AMS students win at Seattle KidWind competition; Do well in Chicago

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Two teams of students from Anacortes Middle School recently won 1st and 2nd place in the Seattle KidWind Challenge at the Museum of Flight, where they tested their hand-crafted functional wind turbines in a wind tunnel to calculate their energy output. Two other AMS teams did well at KidWind Nationals in Chicago