New museum exhibit features early role of local newspapers

A new exhibit at the Anacortes Museum called Extra! Extra! The Early Years of Anacortes Newspapers calls attention to the role of newspapers and journalists on Fidalgo and Guemes islands. It also celebrates the new online availability of the first 40 years of Anacortes newspapers.

Police Blotter, February 22 - 28, 2019

One driver on highway 20 clipped another driver while passing causing one vehicle to spin, roll over once, and land on all four wheels.

Police Blotter, February 13 - 21, 2019

An officer investigating an expired vehicle license plate warned the owner not to drive it until he got new plates, but he also ended up booking the owner’s son and the son’s girlfriend on arrest warrants.

School Board approves later start times

After a year of research, outreach and surveys, the Anacortes School Board Thursday unanimously approved later school start times for students in middle and high school.

Guemes Ferry out of service starting Sunday

Annual maintenance will take the Guemes Island Ferry out of service beginning Sunday, Feb. 24. The vessel is expected to return to service by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19.