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Jack Curtis wins temp School Board seat

Jack Curtis has been appointed to a temporary seat on the Anacortes School Board, filling the vacancy left by Marilyn Hanesworth. Curtis will be officially sworn in at the February 23rd meeting. 

FDA Experts Are Still Puzzled Over Who Should Get Which Covid Shots and When

A single booster seems to prevent death and hospitalization in most people, but protection from the current vaccines wanes within months. FDA experts say they need to know more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to decide the best long-term strategy.

How California’s ambitious new climate plan could help speed energy transformation around the world

California is one of the world’s largest economies, and it’s aiming for net-zero emissions by 2045. A transportation expert involved in the plan explains why it just might succeed.

Dash & Splash fundraiser February 18

The Skagit County Dash and Splash, a fundraiser for Special Olympics, is set for February 18 in Anacortes and will be in person this year. The Dash and Splash is a combination of a 5K Fun Run/Walk and a Polar Plunge.

Promoters of Election Lies Also Hyped a Hospital for Ukraine. That Never Happened Either.

True the Vote, a group that spread discredited election conspiracy theories, “abandoned” The Freedom Hospital in April 2022, according to its lawyers. Yet board member Gregg Phillips continued to seek donations for the project for months afterward.