Business News

RadioShack here closing

Mike Sutcliffe, owner of the Anacortes RadioShack

Mike Sutcliffe, owner of the RadioShack franchise here has decided to close the store, the last remaining RadioShack in Skagit County, by May Day.

Open House for new Tesoro project

Tesoro Anacortes Refinery

The county planning department has set an open house this Thursday in Anacortes for Tesoro’s proposal to build a plant expansion to extract xylene from crude oil.

Sebo's Hardware sold

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The owners of Sebo’s Hardware have sold the store to the owners of four hardware stores in the Kitsap Valley and Olympic Peinsula.

Ecology releases draft rule to cap carbon pollution

The Shell and Tesoro refineries on March’s Point stand to be impacted by a proposed rule which would set Washington’s first-ever limits on carbon pollution.

City could get second retail marijuana store

The number of retail marijuana stores allotted for Anacortes will double to two under new allocations established by the state Liquor and Cannabis Board. One store is now operating in the city.