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Anacortes, Washington is located in Skagit County. Zip codes in Anacortes, WA include 98221. The median home price in Anacortes is $365,000 which is roughly $195/per square foot. More Anacortes information.

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Wednesday | The Stranger

Underage

Local experimental label Table & Chairs will be bringing the avant-weird to Ballard Jazz Walk all weekend, but be sure not to miss this excellently billed all-ages show.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Researcher aims to unlock secrets of harbor porpoises

Small, dolphin-like creatures frequent the marine waters here, but they are so shy compared to their extroverted, tropical cousins that little is known about them.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Peaceful beauty of Washington's San Juan Islands

On the night I arrived in the San Juan Islands, an archipelago sandwiched between mainland Washington and Canada's Vancouver Island, I decided not to set an alarm clock.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sulekha.com

Ananya's visit to the Tulip Festival

Ananya's visit to Tulip Festival Skagit Valley, Washington is beautifully situated between Seattle WA to the south, Vancouver BC to the north, the San Juan Islands to the west, and the North Cascade National Park to the east.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Oil-by-rail terminal proposed for Washington state

The $80 million proposal at the Port of Grays Harbor is one of several in Washington that together would bring millions of barrels of oil by train from the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Big Oil, railroads keeping first responders in dark on volatile cargoes

A huge increase in railroad shipments of crude oil - "moving pipelines" as one federal official calls it - has safety agencies and first responders worried that oil companies and railroads are not forthcoming with needed information as volatile cargoes move through population centers.

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Journal of the San Juans

Scenic Byway bears signs aplenty

More than ninety San Juan Islands Scenic Byway 'wayshowing' signs will be posted on Orcas and San Juan islands during April - eight and one-half years after the beginning of the Scenic Byway process in 2005.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Seattle Times

Boeing will use robotic technology to speed 777X fuselage work

Boeing plans to deploy robotic assembly technology on the 777X that will dramatically change the way the plane's metal hull is built, documents submitted to the city of Everett indicate.

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Digital Pro Sound

Brooklyn-Americana Band Anacortes Releases Self-Titled Debut Album

The album evolved around songs inspired by the life and recent death of singer/songwriter Shane Chapmans father, Sam, who graces the albums cover from the glory of the 70s, and whose birthday falls on the albums release date.

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Bellingham Herald

Carmichael's one-hit gem helps Bellingham beat LC

Bellingham's Charlie Carmichael pitched a one-hitter and the Red Raiders' offense jumped out to an early lead as they defeated Lynden Christian 11-0 on Monday, April 7, at Lynden Christian.

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Bellingham Herald

Bellingham, Squalicum tie for top spot as Paul grabs medalist

Bellingham's Jenn Paul shot a 38 and earned the medalist honor in a Northwest Conference girls' golf meet on Monday, April 7, at North Bellingham Golf Course.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Mudslide survivors wonder: Why are we alive

Then a forest of trees collapsed. And all was quiet except for the calls for help.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Updated Oso Relief Benefits information: 10 upcoming fund-raisers

It is imperative that we continue to reach out to our neighbors in the Oso area.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Anacortes Ferry returns to Sidney this Sunday

The return of the Anacortes Ferry to Sidney is a sure sign spring - and tourist season - is once again upon us.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

HeraldNet

Support Oso by attending one of several benefit concerts

The following is a list of some of the benefit concerts arranged in support of the residents affected by the massive March 22 landslide on Highway 530, east of Oso.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bellingham Herald

State lawmakers Lytton, Morris open new office in Bellingham

State representatives for the city's south side may hail from Skagit County, but they have a presence in Bellingham with a new district office on the third floor of the Herald Building, 1155 N. State St. Staffers for Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, and Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, are in the office 40 hours a week.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Bellingham Herald

A national look at the urban-rural divide

In its April issue, the government-insiders' mag Governing takes a long look at the political rift between urban and rural communities.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Drivers reminded to look at road, not tulips, as Skagit festival begins

Anita McDonald, from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, captures photos of tulips and daffodils, Monday, March 31, 2014 at RoozenGarde in Mt.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Seattle Times

Anacortes Salmon Derby lures 1,000-anglers this past weekend

Windy conditions on Saturday during the Anacortes Salmon Derby didn't stop more than 1,100 anglers registered who weighed in a total of 156 hatchery chinook.

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SPACE.com

US Navy Names Research Ship for First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Carol Armstrong, ship's sponsor for the Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research research vessel Neil Armstrong , breaks a bottle across the bow during a christening ceremony at Dakota Creek Industries, Inc. shipyard in Anacortes, Wash., March 29, 2014.

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