Business News

Tesoro strike ends

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The United Steelworkers Union strike at Tesoro’s refinery on March Point has ended after nearly eight weeks with the union local approving an agreement.

Port picks Dan Worra as new Exec

2015 0323 dan worraThe Port of Anacortes has announced plans to hire Daniel Worra to replace Bob Hyde as Executive Director of the Port.

Pontoons & dock destined for Alaska

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It’s hard to sneak something this big into Anacortes, and it is big: 100 feet long and ten feet in diameter. Even more interesting is that it will become part of a 50 by 400 foot cruise ship floating dock destined for a tiny Southeast Alaska village.

Port & Dakota Creek sign long-term contract

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The Port and Dakota Creek have combined several contracts and signed a 40 year agreement for continued use of Port facilities.

Tesoro to add $390 million projects here

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Tesoro has announced new projects designed to enhance clean products production at their Anacortes refinery, which continues to operate despite a strike.