Newly-released documents detail officer firing

The Anacortes Police Department has released documents to justify firing a police officer for improper use of a city computer. The 573-page investigative file includes redacted copies of Web sites the officer visited & personal emails.

Police used a taser

2008-0803_police_blotter.jpgAnacortes police managed to avoid shooting a suspect who pulled a realistic-looking handgun on police officers. Turns out the handgun was only a pellet gun, but it looked pretty real to the police.

The Police Blotter

A weekly roundup prepared by the Anacortes Police Department. 

Anacortes wins on shoreline process

The state Supreme Court has narrowly upheld Anacortes’ shoreline protection process. The five-to-four ruling was a loss for the state Department of Ecology and several environmental groups that challenged the Anacortes process.

Dream Science Circus

2008-0802_circus.jpgAnacortes resident Jan Hodgman meets a cast member of the Dream Science Circus just before a performance at the Depot Arts Center.

Gallery Walk features still lifes


First Friday Gallery Walk, which runs Friday from 6 - 9 pm, this month features an outstanding collection from Northwest Pastel Society members at Scott-Milo Gallery. The group's show includes landscapes, florals, still lifes and more.

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