Highway 20 improvements ignore pedestrians


Recent improvements along Highway 20 near March Point have entirely eliminated pedestrians and bicyclists from the transportation picture, something one critic calls “absolutely dangerous” and “ridiculous.” 

Ecology: refinery oil spill readiness lacking


The state Department of Ecology has ordered the Shell Puget Sound Refinery on March Point to take immediate action to demonstrate the company is fully prepared to respond to an oil spill at its facility.

Old Town ordinance wins public support


Proposed zoning controls for Old Town won the support of everyone that testified at the City Council public hearing Monday night.

Ace of Hearts Park moves ahead


Heavy equipment and workers have begun ground work at Ace of Hearts Park Rotary Park on H Ave. between 32nd and 41st streets.

The Police Blotter

A weekly roundup prepared by the Anacortes Police Department.

Elwha remains out of service

The 144-car Elwha will remain out of service for at least another week for repairs.

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