Business News

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.

Boeing testing fuselage assembly here

Boeing has revealed that it is in the final phases of testing here in Anacortes a new way of automating aircraft assembly. It recently released this photograph and a news release with more information on what’s going on it it’s building on T Ave.

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.