Community News

The (cold) water is calling

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This Saturday will be your chance to join dozens of others dying to freeze while running into and out of the water, if you dare.

State funds for high school approved

Anacortes will receive $3.1 million toward our high school update as part of the state's capital budget signed into law by Governor Inslee. 

First flu-related death confirmed in Skagit County

Skagit County Public Health was notified of a laboratory-confirmed Influenza A death on Monday, Jan. 8. This is the first confirmed death in Skagit County for this flu season.

New City Council takes office

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The new City Council poses for a photo following swearing-in earlier this week.

Sharpes Corner roundabout construction set

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A major highway improvement project aimed at increasing safety and decreasing congestion is coming to Sharpes Corner next summer. Preliminary utility relocation work starts this Monday, Jan. 8.

Erica Pickett honored

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On her last meeting as a City Council Member, Erica Pickett was honored by the Mayor and the rest of the Council this week for her 34 years of public service.