Council approves Old Town controls


The City Council has approved permanent new zoning restrictions in the Old Town area of Anacortes. The permanent ordinance, approved Monday evening, will replace interim controls approved last December.

Hot Dogs at Farmers Market


City Council member Brad Adams gets ready to serve a hot dog at the Farmers Market. Adams and his wife, Ruth Ann, bought the mobile hot dog stand recently and started serving at the market.

The Police Blotter

A 59-year-old Anacortes man was injured when he narrowly missed hitting a deer on D Avenue on Friday. He apparently swerved to avoid the deer that had crossed the road in front of him.

Island Hospital acquires Fidalgo Medical

Fidalgo Medical Associates, long located immediately adjacent to Island Hospital, is being purchased by the Hospital. The private medical clinic includes ten physicians and three advanced registered nurse practitioners.

Janke joins Planning Commission

The City Planning Commission meets Wednesday night with a new member. Stuart Janke was appointed to the Planning Commission at last week’s City Council meeting.