The Police Blotter, May 16, 2009

Police were called to break up a fight between two groups of women outside a bar on Highway 20 on May 9. 

Haugen honored at Waterfront Fest kickoff


State Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen received a commemorative "Saved" poster Friday night at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival kickoff dinner.

State to purchase two local islands


The state has agreed to purchase two islands at the south end of Similk Bay using state and federal funds.  Kiket and Flagstaff islands have been offered to the state by their owners. The islands will become part of Deception Pass State Park.

Proposed zoning changes draw crowd to City Hall

Proposals to add new restrictions along the Guemes Channel waterfront and in Old Town drew a large crowd to City Hall Wednesday night.

Car accident not to blame for outage

A car accident was not responsible for the April 23 county-wide power outage last month, according to Puget Sound Energy.