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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 $385,000 which is roughly $202/per square foot. More Anacortes information.

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14 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Washington State Ferries weekly update

The 60-year-old Mukilteo ferry terminal is one step closer to replacement. On Friday, Aug. 22, the Federal Transit Administration signed a Record of Decision allowing WSF to design and construct a new Mukilteo ferry terminal.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Amor Dream Wedding Giveaway in Anacortes, Washington

Swinomish Casino & Lodge along with Alicias Bridal and The Formal House are giving away the wedding of your dreams! The Amore Dream Wedding Giveaway will award one lucky couple with a full-service wedding, complete with venue, wedding planners, dresses, tuxes, catering, and more.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Gibbon, others take chilling challenge

Oak Harbor Schools Superintendent Lance Gibbon is among the Whidbey residents to take the plunge with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday night.

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HeraldNet

Nine affordable reds to enjoy on weeknights

House Wine's Steak House Cab is a popular wine that is priced to enjoy any night of the week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stereogum

Mount Eerie Announces Sauna LP, New Tour Dates

Mount Eerie, aka the prolific Phil Elevrum, has announced the release of a new double album called Sauna .

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Camas-Washougal Post-Record

He's paying it forward

Gared Skorick decided to start a clothing closet at Liberty Middle School as a way to give back after he had been helped by being able to use one at Anacortes Middle School.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Central Kitsap Reporter

Bargain reds in time for Labor Day weekend | Kitsap Week

As Labor Day approaches, we'll spend the next two weeks reviewing wines that retail for $15 or less, wines you can enjoy guilt-free with barbecues and late summer outings.

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HeraldNet

Skagit family plans to keep demystified mural

The mystery of the original William Cumming mural recently discovered in the Breckenridge barn may finally be solved as new details about the painting's history come to light.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Why fracking boom isn’t driving down Seattle gas prices

Trains bearing crude oil cross the city's busy core every day, connecting North Dakota's prolific oil fields to refineries on the coast.

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Whidbey News-Times

Consider newcomer in state House race | Letter

In case you hadn't noticed, there is a newcomer to the state political scene who finished second in the primary race for state representative in the 10th Legislative District.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

Feds End Probe Of Tesoro Blast

No one will face criminal charges in connection with the April 2010 refinery explosion and fireball that engulfed and killed seven Tesoro workers in Anacortes, Wash., the U.S. Justice Department says.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Times

Skagit family plans to keep demystified mural

The mystery of the original William Cumming mural recently discovered in the Breckenridge barn may finally be solved as new details about the painting's history come to light.

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Marine News

Storm near Lesser Antilles Could Develop into cyclone

An elongated area of low pressure located about 350 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Crosscut.com

The Skagit Valley's real-life Dan Brown thriller

The story has all the elements of a Dan Brown thriller: a mural by famous Northwest painter William Cumming - now clearly a priceless masterpiece - forgotten in a Skagit Valley barn for decades and rescued from burn pile oblivion only by a cascade of coincidences.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Sail manufacturer coming to Bellingham

A sail manufacturer is moving its business from Anacortes to the Marina Square building at Squalicum Harbor later this month.

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Marine News

NOC to Load First Oil in a Year from Es Sider

Libya is due to start loading its first crude oil tanker in a year from top port Es Sider on Tuesday following a year-long blockade by eastern federalists, a Libyan oil official and trading sources said.

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Marine News

Markey Equips Research Vessel Sally Ride

Named for the first American woman launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, the Research Vessel Sally Ride was commissioned August 9 at Dakota Creek Industries .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Probe of Washington Refinery Blast That Killed 7 Closed by Feds

The U.S. Justice Department said it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes, Wash.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Eagles Club BBQ Fundraiser a " Anacortes,...

My blog is about an alternative retirement lifestyle - Full-Time RVing. Here you get to follow my travels and see many of the interesting places and people I encounter along my way.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bainbridge Island

Why I blockaded an oil train | Guest Opinion

On Monday, July 28, I joined Jan Woodruff of Anacortes and Adam Gaya of Seattle in locking ourselves to barrels full of concrete on the rail spur into the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes in order to keep an oil train from leaving the refinery.

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