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North Cascades Highway set to reopen

State Route 20/North Cascades Highway is set to reopen at least one more time in 2017. Following the second temporary closure in three weeks, the scenic highway is scheduled to open Tuesday, Nov. 7.

North Cascades Hwy closing temporarily

For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews and travelers due to forecasted overnight and weekend snow, along with an increased risk of avalanches.

Foundation hires Executive Director

marta mcclintock 2017The Anacortes Schools Foundation has hired an executive director to manage the non-profit organization. Marta McClintock officially started in September when she arrived with her family from Idaho. 

Kris Lytton: Addressing Atlantic Salmon in our waters

I have been working with a group of legislators to develop legislative solutions that will protect our native salmon populations, many of which are on the brink of extinction.

City launches new survey on community Internet

The city has launched a new online survey tool to get an idea of the demand for a community-owned fibre-optic broadband Internet utility mucvh like the city's water utility.

New city Website launched

2017 1009 city website

The city on Monday launched a beautiful new Web site with more features, but it’s not without problems; many of them quickly fixed.

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