Community News

Family shelter proposing affordable apartments

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The Anacortes Family Center is planning what would be the first new affordable housing units here in more than a decade in a new building proposed for 27th St. just west of Commercial Ave.

City wants to fill vacant board seats

The City of Anacortes is seeking interested residents to fill two positions on the Anacortes Library Board of Trustees. One position will be active through December 31, 2021 and the other term through December 31, 2022.

Pizza Factory joins No Kid Hungry program

One in six kids in the United States struggle with hunger, meaning that instead of worrying about being a kid they are worried about their next meal.

Air quality alert issued

You might have noticed by now... ash from wildfires has been falling in Anacortes. This prompted an air quality alert through midnight Tuesday night.

Busy time for Dakota Creek

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Two ferries at Dakota Creek at the same time recently, with the Salish in the foreground and the Hyak being towed in by the tug Garth Foss.

Ham radio club named special service club

The Anacortes based Skagit Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Club has been named a Special Service Club by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL.)