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Janke joins Planning Commission

The City Planning Commission meets Wednesday night with a new member. Stuart Janke was appointed to the Planning Commission at last week’s City Council meeting.

BMW ORACLE trimaran to leave Anacortes

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The BMW ORACLE Racing Team, which built their 90-foot trimaran here and has been testing it in Rosario Strait, says they’ll barge the boat to San Diego later this month.

Enchantress removal approaching

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A yellow boom has been placed around the derelict tug Enchantress preliminary to the start of work which will lead to the removal of the tug. First order of business is a cleanup of toxic materials on the tug, including asbestos removal.

Council begins budget review

The City Council has started their review of the Mayor’s proposed $45-million budget for the coming year. The Council met with city department heads one at a time Monday night to go over the budget. 

The Police Blotter

Police last week arrested a man who drove his car into a city Parks Department truck at Washington Park and tested at nearly five times the legal limit for alcohol. The driver was identified as a 33-year-old Bellingham man who smelled strongly of intoxicants and could barely stand on his feet.  

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