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Celebration of Wallie Funk set for next month

A celebration of Wallie Funk’s life, followed by a reception, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the First Baptist Church, 2717 J Ave., Anacortes. 

Summer Entertainment

  • REFA Summer of Love Celebration Sat. Aug 19, 2017 5:00 pm The Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts presents their annual summer concert and fundraiser on August 19, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00pm. This year’s theme celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love and will feature Bellingham classic rock dance band, The Walrus. Don your bell bottoms and...
  • Hot Damn Scandal Sat. Aug 26, 2017 6:00 pm “Hot Damn scandal performs music that seems to be carved out of the broken heart of the American dream… you feel like you have heard these songs all your life. These are your favorite boots, your lucky hat, your Saturday night shirt, Your old dog that disappeared after the rain” – Sc...
  • Stacy Jones Band Sat. Sep 2, 2017 6:00 pm Stacy Jones Band continues to blow fans away with their high-energy, genre bending performances. Amazing vocals, incredible musicianship, outstanding songwriting and powerful, dynamic arrangements – it’s easy to understand why Stacy and her band are captivating the crowds and gathering new fa...

Recent Blog Posts

Park Recycling Being Re-thought - a brick, really?

Recycling: a great idea, and an inherent part of our culture the past couple of decades, right?

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It was a beautiful Saturday for the Polar Plunge and Race at Seafarers' Memorial Park.

The combined event started off with the 5k Anne Jackson Race, in honor of the Skagtr County Sheriff's Deputy who was killed along with 5 others during a shooting spree in Alger in 2008. The proceeds from the race go to SAIN, Skagit Animals in Need, which helps support negliected and abused horses.

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The Penguins of Anacortes picked up the best costume prize ahead of the Polar Plunge. 

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The Plolar Plunge benefitted Special Olympics. The two events together raised over $10,000. 

That looks like Sheriff Will Reichardt coming out of the water wearing number 118.

ProPublica

Se lesionaron en el trabajo. Y entonces fueron deportados.

Por Michael Grabell, ProPublica, y Howard Berkes, NPR, Este artículo fue publicado junto con NPR. Read in English. A la edad de 31 años, Nixon Arias tenía un perfil parecido a muchos migrantes indocumentados en los Estados Unidos. Oriundo de Honduras, había estado en el país durante...