Police Blotter, May 10 - 16, 2024


A variety of calls this week included disorderly conduct and trespassing charges that led to an arrest and booking into Skagit jail.

High School students need transportation, you can help


A fund-raising effort is well under way to purchase two vans for Anacortes High School athletics and activities.

TikTok law threatening a ban if the app isn’t sold raises First Amendment concerns


The law forcing TikTok to be sold or banned is meant to protect Americans from Chinese government influence and privacy intrusions. But does it undermine a bedrock American principle? 

Hikes: California Dreamin'


Yep, Californians must dream of being able to hike a beach like this.

Anacortes School District reveals budget reduction decisions


School Superintendent Justin Irish says the district is planning for a reduction of a $1.4 million deficit for the coming school year while anticipating further reductions in the 2025-2026 school year.

Police Blotter, May 3 - 9, 2024


Intervention from an Anacortes Police officer apparently helped a cyber fraud victim avoid losing funds.

Bob Ferguson gets two Bob Fergusons to exit governor’s race


Attorney General Ferguson vowed to see those who share his name prosecuted if they didn’t drop out. A conservative GOP activist recruited them into the contest Friday.

Hikes: Farm Life


The trail accentuates all four words of its name, with a magnificent beach at the far end of the hike, a big sky and ocean view for the entire route, and farmland on both sides of the trail for much of the hike. 

Police Blotter, April 26 - May 2, 2024


Anacortes Police responded to a number of cases last week, including a $3,000 loss from a theft from a parked vehicle.

First Friday Art Walk for May


First Friday Artwalk on tonight from 6pm to 8pm. We have a list of openings.