Sen. Ranker to chair Natural Resources & Marine Waters Cmte

In a rarity for a first-term senator, Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-San Juan, has been elected by majority Democrats to chair the recently rechristened Natural Resources and Marine Waters Committee and to serve as assistant whip for the Democratic Caucus in the state Senate.

Thoughts on Holiday Air Travel


Many of my friends know I don’t like to travel over major holidays and that flying isn’t one of my favorites ways to travel. But, I decided to visit family in Atlanta over Thanksgiving and to get there, I’d fly stand-by.

Holiday Farmers Market this Saturday

Eat Local for Thanksgiving!  Gobble up the opportunity this weekend to stock up on all things local this Saturday at the Holiday Farmers Market! 

Final Farmers Market

Yes, we all mourn the final Farmer's Market of the season.  Life is just not the same without convenient weekly access to our local farmers, fabulous bakers and happy handcraft-makers.

Farmers Market Update

The Autumn season in Anacortes (or in Washington State for that matter) has to be one of the most incredible places on the planet.  Not only does this area boast incredible Fall color, but it also boasts a plethora of harvest fruits and vegetables as well as other farm greats. 

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