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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...

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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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Flags were in abundance in our Fourth of July Parade this year. These carried by the Boy Scouts...

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Fire Chief Richard Curtis doesn't usually drive a fire engine. And, he didn't drive this restored old one. It was towed...

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There was music by the Skagit Community Band. We're still missing a real marching band. Isn't that a must for the Fourth?

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The Twisted Pixies are always entertaining...this year riding horses through a dance routine. There was even a pooper-scouper following them...

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Bill Wooding and friends brought some of his military vehicles to the parade...

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I knew it would be dicey trying to photograph bubbles...

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I walked the parade route and found Police Chief Bonnie Bowers reminding those heading into the parade only to throw candy when stopped; not to throw from a moving vehicle.

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...