Police Blotter, February 11 - 15, 2018

A 40-year-old Anacortes man was arrested and charged with theft after stealing a gallon of milk from a convenience store on 12th Street early Sunday morning.

Second flu-related death confirmed in county

A second Skagit County resident has died from laboratory-confirmed influenza.  Skagit County Public Health received notification that the man, in his 30s, died in late January from complications related to both pneumonia and influenza. 

Anacortes school levies passing

The two Anacortes school levies appear to be passing with more than 60 percent approval in early vote counts.

A proposal to lower property taxes

Like many of you, I'm seeing my property taxes jump up this year and I'm very concerned about how that's going to affect our community.