Business News

Coast Guard okays America's Finest

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Congressman Rick Larsen has applauded the findings of the U.S. Coast Guard that Dakota Creek Industries did not knowingly violate the Jones Act in the construction of the America’s Finest, clearing the way to preserve hundreds of jobs at DCI in Anacortes.

Andeavor agrees to takeover by another oil refiner

No word yet as to just what the the takeover of Andeavor (formerly Tesoro), operator of one of the two March Point refineries here, will mean locally. 

Anacortes delegation travels to Unalaska

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Dakota Creek President Dick Nelson, part of a delegation from Anacortes including Mayor Gere, urges the Unalaska City Council to stop asking the U.S. Congress to restrict a stranded factory trawler built in Anacortes from buying cod at sea.

International Recognition for Bellingham Urologist

Bellingham Urology Group’s Dr. Vernon Orton II will be participating as a member of a surgical team performing a live robotic case during the 6th International Techno Urology Conference in Turin, Italy later in January.  

Enviro groups appeal refinery project permit

Six local and regional environmental organizations have filed an appeal of the Skagit County Hearing Examiner’s approval of the Shoreline Substantial Development Permit for the Andeavor (formerly Tesoro) Anacortes Refinery petrochemical expansion project.