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  1. San Juan Islands residents frustrated by ferry reservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Some San Juan County residents have expressed frustration by the Washington State Ferries reservation system to manage congestion on vessels between Anacortes and the San Juan islands -- a popular tourist destination. KIRO-TV reports that residents of San Juan or Orcas Island said the lack of standby space means they cannot leave the island if trips are not planned well in advance.


  2. Largely smooth sailing for San Juan ferry reservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Washington State Ferries recently began a reservation system to manage congestion on vessels between Anacortes and the San Juan Islands - a popular tourist destination. While there have been some complaints, the Skagit Valley Herald reports local residents say the three-tier reservation system that was implemented Dec. 2 is better than waiting for hours to get on a boat.


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

    Jan 30, 2015 | KXLY-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.


  4. Coast Guard looking for overdue Anacortes crabberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Coast Guard boat and helicopter are searching the waters near Anacortes for a man who failed to return from crabbing. A spokeswoman in Seattle, Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer, says 48-year-old Dean Harvey of Bremerton was last seen Tuesday morning when he and his brother left Anacortes in separate 18-foot fishing boats to go crabbing.


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