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  1. 3 worthy new releases: Dylan, Diana Krall, Mount EerieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Here are three very different albums to think about this week: Bob Dylan's compendium of "Great American Songbook" works sung by Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall's dip into '70s soft rock and a recording by a breakout musician from Anacortes getting national attention. Though Bob Dylan has never called "Shadows in the Night" a Frank Sinatra tribute, all of the 10 standards here, written between 1923 and 1963, were recorded by Old Blue Eyes.

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  2. United States oil workers fight for their rightsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    ... disaster in 2010. A safety video about the fatal April 2, 2010, explosion and fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington . The accident occurred during startup of the refinery's "naphtha hydrotreater unit" after a maintenance shut down. A ...

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  3. Alden E. Leonard "Ollie"Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Observer

    ... Post 5007 in Gowanda after it went through its renova-tions years ago. Survivors include a son, Eugene Leonard of Anacortes, WA and a daughter, Jacqueline (Daniel) Riley of Little Valley; grandson Jesse (Kimberly) Leonard; and a brother Herman ...

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  4. Tesoro refinery at Anacortes operating despite strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Tesoro refinery at Anacortes is continuing to operate despite a national strike by workers represented by the United Steelworkers Union . The union asked about 3,800 workers at nine refineries, most in Texas and California, to strike shortly after their previous contract expired after midnight.

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  5. Environmentalists oppose oil trains at Anacortes refineryRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    More than 70 people spoke at a hearing Thursday in Mount Vernon on plans for the Shell oil refinery at Anacortes to build a rail yard to increase the number of oil trains it handles. The Skagit Valley Herald reports most were from environmental groups who raised concerns about wetlands, traffic and the risk of spills.

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  6. Local Union President Says National Oil Refinery Strike Isn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Stranger

    ... bargaining partner Royal Dutch Shell. One of the refineries hit by the strike was the Tesoro refining facility in Anacortes, Washington. The local United Steelworkers chapter estimates that 95 to 96 percent of workers at the facility are union ...

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  7. US Workers Strike for Second Day at 9 Chemical RefineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | News Max

    ... operating its refinery in Carson, California, and that managers would take over from union workers at its plant in Anacortes, Washington, in the next 24-48 hours. Besides Shell and Tesoro, the USW said strikes were called at three plants belonging ...

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  8. Workers strike for second day at 9 U.S. oil, chemical plantsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... operating its refinery in Carson, California, and that managers would take over from union workers at its plant in Anacortes, Washington, in the next 24-48 hours. It said its Martinez, California, refinery, which was undergoing maintenance work, ...

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  9. Refinery workers in Martinez, elsewhere go on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... statement expressing disappointment over receiving strike notifications at its refineries in Martinez, Carson and Anacortes, Wash. The USW said it has also asked members to strike refineries in Texas and Kentucky. Tracy Scott , a union ...

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  10. Vintage Rustoration borne of childhood passion for antiquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | North Sound

    ... until 2013. She's also spent the past three years at area vintage markets with Morgan, including Island Chicks in Anacortes, Ruffles & Rust in Monroe, Farm & Frills at Enumclaw, and Treasures Under the Tent in Lynden. Morgan has been an antiques ...

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  11. New show busts open at Port Angeles Fine Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... to 6 p.m. This is the first Port Angeles foray for Roberts, who lives on Guemes Island just off the coast from Anacortes. Recognize yourself She has a feeling that people here will recognize themselves in the art. Look at the faces, and they say one ...

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  12. Groups oppose oil trains at Anacortes refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Columbian

    More than 70 people spoke at a hearing Thursday in Mount Vernon on plans for the Shell oil refinery at Anacortes to build a rail yard to increase the number of oil trains it handles. The Skagit Valley Herald reported most were from environmental groups who raised concerns about wetlands, traffic and the risk of spills.

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  13. Environmentalists oppose oil trains at Anacortes refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Columbian

    More than 70 people spoke at a hearing Thursday in Mount Vernon on plans for the Shell oil refinery at Anacortes to build a rail yard to increase the number of oil trains it handles. The Skagit Valley Herald reported most were from environmental groups who raised concerns about wetlands, traffic and the risk of spills.

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  14. Artist Spots Stolen Seahawks Design But Has Little RecourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... upset about it and wants the store to pay her, but she may end up just letting it go. That's the legal advice an Anacortes artist got 10 years ago. Clarity Miller makes artsy stuffed animals . She said she found a nearly identical version of her ...

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  15. More Oil Trains Could Roll Through Puget Sound To Shell RefineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    More than 100 people attended the hearing in Skagit County for a proposal by Shell Oil to build a rail expansion to receive oil trains at its Anacortes refinery. Shell Oil wants to build more tracks at its refinery in Anacortes, Washington, to receive oil by rail.

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  16. Staff Picks: Mount Eerie's Sauna is the world according to Phil ElverumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | ChartAttack

    It strikes me that when Phil Elverum traded in The Microphones project for Mount Eerie in 2003, he matured from being a musician who makes lo-fi bedroom pop crafted in private for the sake of experiment and expediency to an artist interested in creating solitudes themselves - vast musical environments, each song, an ecosystem. His compositions reflect the world out his Anacortes, Washington window.

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  17. Savage Services earns Better Workplace AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Columbian

    The recipient of the workplace safety award was Savage Services, identified in a news release as having operations in Anacortes, Blaine and Vancouver. Jeff Hymas, the Utah-based company's communications director, said the award primarily recognized the company's crude-by-rail offloading facility in Anacortes and another oil facility in Blaine.

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  18. Bridges at Deception Pass to close for summer pavingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... and Canoe Pass bridges are part of a larger paving project running from Frostad Road north to Sharpes Corner in Anacortes. Pearce said there will only be partial, one-lane closures during the non-bridge road paving portions of the project. State ...

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  19. Journalist to present on 'writer's life' at Port Townsend Library tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bill Dietrich will come to the Port Townsend Library tonight to give a slide-illustrated program he calls "A Writer's Life." Admission is free to the 7 p.m. presentation in the Library Learning Center, 1256 Lawrence St. Dietrich, who lives near Anacortes, has written 20 books on Northwest environmental history and adventure fiction.

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  20. News Briefs: Preview of comedy set this evening in Sequim . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... to 6 p.m. This is the first Port Angeles foray for Roberts, who lives on Guemes Island just off the coast from Anacortes. For more information, see www.pafac.org or phone the center at 360-457-3532. Fly-fishing seminar set PORT LUDLOW - Skip Morris, ...

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