Community News

Karl Yost leaving the school board

Karl Yost, who has been on the school board for nine years, is resigning from the board, effective March 21. The board will formally consider Yost’s resignation at their January 24 board meeting, according to a school district news release.

Kiwanis Christmas Tree Pickup set

The Kiwanis Club Christmas tree pickup is scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019. This pick up is for city residents only. Have your tree on the curb by 7:00 a.m. January 5th. The tree must be clean (no wires, tinsel, flocking, etc.). Please consider a donation of a canned food with your tree or send a donation of $5 to the Anacortes Key Club, c/o The Kiwanis Shop, 420 “O” Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221.

Jonn Lunsford named parks director

Mayor Laurie Gere has appointed Jonn Lunsford as city Parks & Recreation Director following the retirement of Gary Robinson

Police Blotter, December 15 - 20, 2018

For the second week, Police tackled several reports of mail and packages being stolen. In one case, mail was found at a forest lands trailhead.

North Cascades Highway closes for the season

Enough snow has fallen in the North Cascades that avalanche chutes are full and, for traveler safety, the 37-mile seasonal stretch of State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will close at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. 

Veterans Memorial Plaza open for Veterans Day

Veterans Memorial Plaza

The Veterans Memorial Plaza at the high school will be open on Veterans day, to show appreciation to all the brave men and women who have served, and continue to serve, our country.  

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