Business News

Tesoro plans refinery upgrade

Tesoro Corp. says it plans to spend $400 million to produce petrochemical feedstocks in its West coast refineries for extraction at their March Point refinery here.

Now open: Island Smoothie

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Just in time for summer. A new smoothie place has opened in downtown Anacortes. Island Smoothie is a now a week old, after what they call a ‘soft opening.’

Medicap Pharmacy and pharmacist suspended indefinitely

An Anacortes pharmacist’s license has been suspended indefinitely and his pharmacy license suspended for 5 years for distributing expired drugs, compounding medicine in an unclean area, sanitation concerns, and other issues that put patients at risk.

Downtown building demolition starts

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Demolition has started on the long-vacant business building on the northeast corner of Commercial Ave. and Tenth St.