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Cleanups move ahead at polluted Anacortes waterfront sites

November 7, 2023
Richard Arlin Walker

Twenty-four waterfront sites — with more to come — have been cleaned up in Anacortes by removing fuel tanks, contaminated soil, creosote-treated pilings and dilapidated overwater.

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Elephant seal Elsie Mae teaches, inspires during molting haulout

September 22, 2023
Richard Arlin Walker

A quirky northern elephant seal had much to teach visitors to an Anacortes beach this summer.

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Era ends with sale of Lovrić’s Sea-Craft of Anacortes

February 28, 2023
Richard Arlin Walker

A Seattle-based company is bringing a new look to a long-time shipyard and marina in Anacortes.

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Where’s the ferry?

February 24, 2023
Nancy DeVaux

Islanders will see more crew, upgraded terminal … before new ferries.

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Vaccine mandate becoming latest COVID ‘new normal’ for work or play

September 24, 2021
Matt Benoit

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 ravages the unvaccinated population, killing some and filling hospitals, public, private, and government entities have renewed masking mandates, and more are enacting vaccination mandates and requiring proof of testing to stamp out the virus from places of both work and play.

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