Business News

Simply Yards moving to Reservation Rd.


Simply Yards is building a new home for itself and will soon be moving out of the Commercial Ave. corridor to the northeast corner of Reservation Rd. and Highway 20.

Port to Purchase Marine Supply Property


The Port Commissioners have agreed to purchase the entire block south of Puget Sound Rope for $2.4-million, according to two Port Commissioners. The property includes the old Marine Supply & Hardware store on Commercial Ave.

Watermark Celebrates 25 Years


Generations of locals have grown up gaining a love for reading at the Watermark Book Company, which, in November, is celebrating 25 years in business.

Shell Railyard proposal inches ahead


Shell Refinery’s plan to build a large rail yard to accept Bakken crude oil from North Dakota has inched a stop forward with action by the County, which maintains there is no need for an full environmental impact statement.

Company fined for oil spill near Anacortes

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.