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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 $369,000 which is roughly $197/per square foot. More Anacortes information.

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Saturday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lunch With A Friend In Anacortes,...

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort along the shore of Skagit Bay in LaConner, Washington.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

San Juan Islander

Friday's International sailings cancelled

The 2:50 pm sailing from Anacortes to Sidney and the 5:55pm Sidney to Anacortes are cancelled due to necessary maintenance and repair to the vessel.

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Business Journal

Got a reservation? State ferry system plans to start signups for San Juan Islands run

Aerial view of flying into Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The San Juan Islands are getting a lot of national attention as one of the best summer vacations, and Washington State Ferries are planning to implement reservations starting in January.

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RiderMagazine.com

Touring Southern British Columbia on a Honda CBR1100XX

The airport security agent lingered on my helmet bag. "I'm just trying to decide whether to hassle you," she said without smiling.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

A big, controversial Columbia River oil terminal: The Governor will decide

The nearest deep water port to North Dakota's Bakken oil field is Vancouver, Washington, and as many as four tanker trains, each a mile-and-a-half long, will arrive at the Columbia River each day if the Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal gets built.

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Bellingham Herald

Contra dance at sea departs Anacortes July 12

Skagit-Anacortes Folk Dances host an annual contra dance aboard the vessel Hyak on Saturday, July 12, departing from the Anacortes ferry terminal at 2 p.m., leaving Friday Harbor at 3:45 and returning to Anacortes by 4:50.

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SFGate

A Look From Above Of My Current Locationa

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort along the shore of Skagit Bay in LaConner, Washington.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

State Firefighters: Halt oil trains until safety review complete

The movement of oil by rail through Washington should be halted until completion of a safety study recently authorized by Gov. Jay Inslee, according to the Washington State Council of Firefighters.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

B & B owner pays $100K for shoreline clearcut; Preservation Trust drops lawsuit

A steep slope on the westside of Fidalgo Island, part of a nature preserve owned and managed by San Juan Preservation Trust, is vulnerable to damage from seasonal water runoff after it was illegally clearcut by a neighboring property owner.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Boat fire: chief expects total loss

The fire chief in Anacortes, Washington, says a 40-foot boat that caught fire in the Anacortes Marina is expected to be a total loss.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Four Years After Deadly Blast, Tesoro Mostly Unscathed

On a chilly April night in 2010, a giant fireball lit up the sky above Anacortes, Washington.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

Baird Financial Group acquires Seattle investment firm | Washington...

The Baird Financial Group closed its acquisition Tuesday of Seattle investment firm McAdams Wright Ragen, Inc., whose client assets are valued at $10 billion and include offices in Bellevue, Anacortes, Mount Vernon, Yakima and Spokane.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

San Juan Islander

Bed & Breakfast Owner Clear-Cuts Nature Preserve

The owner of an Anacortes bed & breakfast establishment has agreed to pay a $100,000 settlement for illegally clear-cutting a waterfront nature preserve on Fidalgo Island.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

San Juan Islander

No extra ferry service for holiday weekend

Washington State Ferries: Please plan ahead for heavy traffic around the Fourth of July.

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HeraldNet

Rising to the challenge: Boat builder quickly circumnavigates Vancouver Island

Aboard the 32-foot power catamaran Gateway II earlier this month, Larry Graf, of Snohomish, his son, Nick, and their friend, Dave Bonar, attempted to circumnavigate the island nonstop without refueling in the least time possible.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business Journal

From spaceship to ship: 'Sally Ride' under construction in Anacortes

The Sally Ride, named after the first female U.S. astronaut in outer space, is a 238-foot ship being built by Dakota Creek Industries.

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Bellingham Herald

WCC grad: Veteran headed to university to take control of his life

As an older, returning student and a U.S. veteran, I found the fresh start I needed at Whatcom Community College.

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Business Journal

If West Coast dockworkers strike, effect on economy could be $2.5B per day: Report

If 13,000 West Coast dockworkers go on strike at 30 ports from San Diego to Anacortes, the effect on the U.S. economy could be $2.5 billion per day.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

NWCN.com

Three men save teen at Little Cranberry Lake

On Saturday, June 7th, Kari Kiser received one of the worst phone calls of her life from a police officer.

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Auburn Reporter

SCA addresses risk of shipping oil via rail in region

Concerned about the dramatic increase in oil being transported through the region - and the potential impacts on public safety and economic disruption from a possible crude oil spill - the Sound Cities Association today asked the federal government to implement safety regulations regarding oil transport via rail and urged the state Legislature to ... (more)

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