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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 | 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,...

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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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Bellingham Herald

Croatian dance group from Anacortes to perform at Peace Arch State Park

The Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, founded in 1975 in Anacortes, performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at Peace Arch State Park in Blaine.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

HeraldNet

Using my anniversary to enjoy some great beer

A few weeks back my wife and I celebrated our 11th anniversary of wedded bliss. It's been a great ride, but I have to admit it's gotten a bit tough over the past three years.

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Bellingham Herald

Justice Dept.: No criminal charges in Anacortes refinery blast that killed 7

U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan in Seattle said Friday, August 15 that the decision to close the case without charges was shared with victims' relatives earlier in the day.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Skagit County adds conditions for Shell rail project permits

Skagit County planners announced Wednesday, August 13 that they will require Shell Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes to meet some conditions to bolster public and environmental safety as part of its quest to move forward on a proposed rail offloading facility.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oil, railroad, coal port money gushes into races for Legislature

A sight that won't be stopped by sit-ins and City Council resolutions: A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Farmera s Market a " Anacortes,...

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Everett Craft Beer Festival This Saturday The Beer List & More Info

This Saturday, the Washington Beer Commission presents the 3rd Annual Everett Craft Beer Festival .

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

HeraldNet

Pretty in pastels: Artists hope their works bring smiles after the Oso slide

For a time after the Oso mudslide that killed 43 people in March, Jude Galbraith wondered if she should cancel a summer gathering of regional artists in the Stillaguamish Valley.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Man injured from fall at Deception Pass

The man, in his 40s, was jogging with his son, who is in his 20s, and tripped and fell off a cliff, according to Deception Pass Park Manager Jack Hartt.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Navy to Christen Research Vessel Sally Ride

The Navy will christen the Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research R/V Sally Ride Saturday, Aug. 9, during a ceremony held at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed in Anacortes, Washington.

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