Cleanups move ahead at polluted Anacortes waterfront sites
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.
Elephant seal Elsie Mae teaches, inspires during molting haulout
A quirky northern elephant seal had much to teach visitors to an Anacortes beach this summer.
Era ends with sale of Lovrić’s Sea-Craft of Anacortes
A Seattle-based company is bringing a new look to a long-time shipyard and marina in Anacortes.
Where’s the ferry?
Islanders will see more crew, upgraded terminal … before new ferries.
Vaccine mandate becoming latest COVID ‘new normal’ for work or play
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.