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South Fidalgo
Friday, July 25, 2014

Coast Guard and Navy personnel rescued seven children and two adults after they became separated during a kayaking trip near Rosario Beach on Fidalgo Island, Thursday afternoon.

Environment
Friday, July 25, 2014

American Gold Seafoods faces a $112,500 penalty for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel, the Clam Digger, in July 2013 near Anacortes.

Boeing testing fuselage assembly here
Around Town
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Boeing has revealed that it is in the final phases of testing here in Anacortes a new way of automating aircraft assembly. It recently released this photograph and a news release with more information on what’s going on it it’s building on T Ave.

City Hall
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The City Council this week stepped into the oil-by-rail controversy by approving a resolution urging increased federal safety standards and a separate request that Mayor Gere send a letter of support for Shell’s March Point refinery expansion plans.

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Skagit Valley Herald

  • Letter: Time for change at PUD
    Another PUD senior manager resigns with accusations of mismanagement and ineffective leadership directed at General Manager Bob Powell and/or the board of commissioners. Once could be a disgruntled em
  • Letter: Nothing personal
    Re: “A choice in belief” (Debate Corner, July 23).
  • Letter: Time for change
    There’s a significant nonpartisan PUD primary election contest in Skagit County PUD Commissioner District 1 involving three candidates on the primary ballot: Jason Easton, Al Littlefield and Greg Nels
  • Davis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1
    SEATTLE (AP) — After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.
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