Business News

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.

Southern-style trailer food comes to Anacortes

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Hungry customers dine on Southern-style food at what the owners call the first “trailer food” in Anacortes, located on the Depot Arts Center plaza.

County seeks storm damage data

The Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is collecting information from Skagit County residents and businesses on damage including losses suffered during the November 16_18, 2015 wind, landslide and flood event.

Shell refinery fined $77,000 for toxic release

Shell is facing $77,000 in fines from the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for workplace health violations after an investigation into an uncontrolled toxic release from theis March Point refinery last February.