City seeking comments on critical areas regs

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The City of Anacortes is seeking comments on proposed updates to the City’s critical areas regulations, which regulate certain activities and development in and near wetlands, streams, fish & wildlife habitat conservation areas, geologically hazardous areas, frequently flooded areas, and critical aquifer recharge areas.

Death reported in the March Point fire

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The body of a woman thought to be in her 60’s was discovered inside the March’s Point RV that was destroyed by a fire on Thursday afternoon, according to officials.

Brief fire on March's Point

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A fire on March's Point attracted some attention in Anacortes Thursday afternoon. The fire wasn't at a refinery, but was reportedly an RV out near the north end of the Point.

Non-profit wants to clean up Pacific Garbage Patch

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After a long career in the Navy and Coast Guard, a 213-foot ship docked in Anacortes is being prepared to, ultimately, help in the cleanup of what’s become known as the Pacific Garbage Patch as well as other Earth-friendly jobs.