The (cold) water is calling

2018 0122 polar plunge

This Saturday will be your chance to join dozens of others dying to freeze while running into and out of the water, if you dare.

Police Blotter, January 13 - 18, 2018

In an unusual case, police pulled over a driver for failing to signal during a lane change on Commercial Ave. at around 2am one morning this week.

State funds for high school approved

Anacortes will receive $3.1 million toward our high school update as part of the state's capital budget signed into law by Governor Inslee. 

Police Blotter, January 6 - 13, 2018

Police are investigating the theft of construction tools worth several thousand dollars stolen from the high school construction project.

First flu-related death confirmed in Skagit County

Skagit County Public Health was notified of a laboratory-confirmed Influenza A death on Monday, Jan. 8. This is the first confirmed death in Skagit County for this flu season.