Police Blotter, May 10 - 16, 2024

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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

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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

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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'

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

Anacortes School District reveals budget reduction decisions

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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