Air quality alert issued

You might have noticed by now... ash from wildfires has been falling in Anacortes. This prompted an air quality alert through midnight Tuesday night.

Busy time for Dakota Creek

2017 0904 ferries

Two ferries at Dakota Creek at the same time recently, with the Salish in the foreground and the Hyak being towed in by the tug Garth Foss.

Police Blotter, August 26 - 31, 2017

The owner of a boat in dry-dock said someone stole navigation and other equipment valued at several thousand dollars over the previous week.

Ham radio club named special service club

The Anacortes based Skagit Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Club has been named a Special Service Club by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL.)