Retail study: Risks in Hwy 20 retailing

A recent study of the city’s retail environment optimistically says the city may be able to support existing local businesses while increasing the diversity of retail options, as well as attract the types of investment the city wants.

Northwest Bestsellers

books3.gifThree Northwest authors are on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, is at the top of the list. David Guterson's The Other and Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff are also in the top ten. Shop local: find these books at Watermark Books in Anacortes or online at Anacortes-based . Week ending June 15, 2008.

Guemes evening ferry runs extended


The two year Guemes evening ferry trial, which was due to expire this month, has been extended to the end of the year by the County Commissioners.

Move launched for larger Community Center

Anacortes resident Bev Martin has organized a survey to assess the need and desire for a Community Center which would have a larger meeting space than is currently available in Anacortes. 

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

3,725 Confirmed Skagit Cases
327 Cases in ZIP 98221

223 Hospitalizations
47 Deaths

287,031 Confirmed Cases Statewide
17,129 Hospitalizations

4,114 Deaths Statewide

Updated 8:00 pm January 23, 2021.

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County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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