Anacortes Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. $500K later, McCleary task force still doesn't have plan to fix state's educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... he added. "We have a much better understanding of where local [tax] levies are spent now." Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes and co-chair of the task force, said the process forced lawmakers to concentrate on McCleary. "I think it was useful for me, ...


  2. Still time to register for Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby on President's Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... 2014 the catch was 171 fish and in 2013 it was 249 fish. The first place prize of $10,000 went to Danny Davis of Anacortes who caught a 20.70-pound hatchery chinook on day one. In second place was Ronald Gustafson of Port Angeles with a 15.35-pound ...


  3. Sehome wins way into Class 2A districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Mariners (11-9) will open the eight-team, double-elimination portion of the tourney Saturday night at top-seeded Anacortes. The five seniors combined for 44 points and all played with remarkable intensity in what was really a 20-point win over the ...


  4. New bills in Olympia aim to prepare Washington for wildfire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... cover the cost of battling the massive fires. "The state has become a fire station," said Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, who has proposed a new fee on homes in unincorporated areas to pay for fire protection. "The [state] does not have the ...


  5. Announces Record Demand for Investment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | SBWire, an outstanding source for reliable and dependable real estate services in Anacortes and Oak Harbor Washington announces record demand for investment property type real estate. With the first month of 2017 already having passed, realtors across the state of Washington are experiencing record demand for investment properties.


  6. A Time to Build & RefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Marine News

    ... Straume, points us to the 79.8 x 15.4 m ST-116XL being built for Fishermen's Finest at Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, Washington. This boat - built to carry 49 crew


  7. Here's How Eco-Activists Can Fight TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 |

    ... on a chain-link fence and turned a valve to stop the flow of tar sands oil through a Kinder Morgan pipeline in Anacortes, Washington. Along with valve-turners in Montana, North Dakota, and Minnesota -who together temporarily stopped the flow of ...


  8. Whata s new on effort to protect Blanchard from logging? Call lawmakers to find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... wildlife and continued opportunities for recreation. State Reps. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, and Kris Lytton , D-Anacortes, are leading the town hall meeting and also will answer questions. DNR also will provide an update.


  9. Just in Time for Trump, Jury Says Defense of Planet Is No CrimeRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... convict Ward on charges of sabotage and burglary for breaking into and shutting down a Kinder Morgan pipeline near Anacortes, Washington last year. Alternately, they were persuaded by his argument that he had acted out of necessity, in defense of ...


  10. Reports Record Demand by Active-Duty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | SBWire, an outstanding source for experienced and knowledgeable Oak Harbor real estate services announces record demand by active-duty military on Whidbey Island for single-family residential homes. Nicole Haun is a trusted name in Whidbey Island real estate serving both the Oak Harbor market as well as the Anacortes market for both seller's agents and buyer's agents related needs.


  11. Mount Erie's Phil Elverum Devastates With His First Show in Two YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... Three weeks ago, on the first Friday of the new year, Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum debuted a set of 11 new songs at Anacortes record store the Business. It was his first show in two years, and also the first since his wife, the artist and musician ...


  12. Ann "Annie" CarriganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    Annie Carrigan passed away Friday, January 27, 2017, in Wenatchee from pancreatic cancer. She was born June 11, 1956, in Anacortes, store.


  13. #ShutItDown Trials Begin: "We must stop the fossil fuel industry in its tracks"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Oil Change

    Yesterday the trial opened of Ken Ward, a climate activist and co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, who risks spending 30 years in prison for shutting down a pipeline carrying tar sands crude last October. At the time, 59 year old Ward, who shut down the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain Pipeline in Anacortes, WA said his actions were "to avert climate catastrophe and stand with the Standing Rock Water Protectors.


  14. New sport on a log roll at the University of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... rare sport, it's not easy right now to find opportunities for the casually curious - unless they live in Anacortes or go to UW - to try out the logs. However, Hoeschler said she expects that to change in time. Berry, the UW aquatics director, was ...


  15. Facing Decades in Prison, Climate Activist Says We Have 'No Choice But Direct Action'Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Common Dreams

    After closing a safety valve on Kinder-Morgan's TransMountain Pipeline in Anacortes, Washington, Ken Ward stuck a bouquet of flowers in the pipeline wheel and took a selfie. Amid a growing state-level crackdown on civil disobedience, climate activist Ken Ward appeared at the Skagit County Superior Courthouse in Washington state on Monday resolute in the face of a potential 30-year sentence because, he says, Americans now have no option but to take radical action to defend our planet.


  16. Northwest Educational Service District in Anacortes, Washington,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    To support a smoother transition for students from preschool to kindergarten with an emphasis in mathematics, the Northwest Educational Service District 189 in Anacortes has received a $28,288 Early Math Grant from Washington STEM. "Math has persistently been the area that children enter kindergarten the least prepared, across the state and here in our own region," said Larry Francois, NWESD Superintendent.


  17. Watch this Blaine 12-year-old hit two halfcourt shots for his AAU teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Carson Lehnert of Blaine, 12, hit halfcourt shots at the buzzer - twice - in games against Stanwood and Anacortes on Saturday, Jan. 21 while playing for his AAU basketball team. Carson's feat was aired on ESPN's SportsCenter when the national network aired its Top 10 plays the next day.


  18. This Blaine sixth-grader hits two buzzer beaters and gets on ESPNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Carson Lehnert of Blaine, center, hit halfcourt shots at the buzzer - twice - Jan. 22 while playing for his AAU basketball team against Stanwood and Anacortes. The feat made it onto ESPN's SportsCenter.


  19. Woman arrested on suspicion of murder in elderly man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities say a 64-year-old woman has been arrested after the body of an elderly man was found at a home northwest of Seattle near Anacortes. The Skagit Valley Herald reports deputies were called to the home Tuesday for a welfare check on an 84-year-old man who the caller said had not been seen in about a week.


  20. Tarantula discovered in Puyallup hotel after being left behind by its owner - Wed, 25 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... of the Heart took the tarantula into its care. The nonprofit organization is located on Fidalgo Island near Anacortes and is dedicated to providing habitats for species that find themselves without a place to live. Metro Animal Services has worked ...


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