Foundation awards scholarships

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The Anacortes Schools Foundation handed out 74 scholarships to graduating seniors and former graduates during a ceremony on May 31 at Brodniak Hall. The scholarships, worth more than $160,000, are due to generous donations from the community, according to the foundation.

First Friday Artwalk expands

Summer Artwalk 2017

Something new is happening in downtown Anacortes this Friday. In the spirit of bringing the community together, two local events, Open Streets and First Friday Artwalks, are joining forces to create a “Street Plaza” setting on Commercial Avenue between 4th Street and 6th Street.

Port honors The Cabana

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The Cabana by Anthony’s has been awarded the Port of Anacortes’ Economic Development Partner Award for 2017. The award ceremony will be taking place on June 2, 2017 at the Waterfront Festival Dinner at the Port’s Transit Shed Event Center.

City gets top Smart Communities Award

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The city of Anacortes has picked up one of the top three Governor's Smart Communities Awards for the city's Comprehensive Planning efforts.

Police Blotter, May 20 - 26, 2017

A 20-year old Anacortes driver told police he had other things on his mind on Saturday afternoon, May 20, when they spoke with him following a two-car motor vehicle accident he was involved in at 11th and Q Avenue.