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  1. Big money pours into fight over Washington carbon feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ADDS THAT THE REFINERY'S CURRENT OWNER IS ANDEAVOR - FILE - This April 2, 2010 file photo shows a refinery owned by Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corp. including a gas flare flame that is part of normal plant operations, in Anacortes, Wash. A campaign bankrolled by the oil industry has raised $20.46 million to defeat a carbon pollution fee on the ballot in Washington state aiming at tackling climate change.

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  2. Connelly: Major oil companies raise $20 million to fight Initiative 1631Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Security vehicles are shown at a gate to a Tesoro Corp. refinery , Friday, April 2, 2010, in Anacortes, Wash. A heat exchanger explosion killed seven workers.

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  3. Connelly: Will Sen. Maria Cantwell debate underdog foe, and whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Senator Maria Cantwell speaks to crowds during the "March for Our Lives" demonstration at Cal Anderson Park, Saturday, March 24, 2018, one of surprisingly few public appearances in her super-low key reelection campaign. less Senator Maria Cantwell speaks to crowds during the "March for Our Lives" demonstration at Cal Anderson Park, Saturday, March 24, 2018, one of surprisingly few public appearances in her super-low key reelection ... more Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, left, and Senator Maria Cantwell unveil a sign for the newly-designated San Juan Islands National Monument is celebrated on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the senior center in Anacortes.

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  4. Pipeline operator must fix flaws in oil spill planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington state regulators on Monday ordered the operator of the Trans Mountain pipeline to correct deficiencies in a new oil spill response plan it submitted for the 64-mile pipeline that operates within the state. The Department of Ecology said the pipeline operator has 60 days to provide how it would respond to a spill of heavy oils that sink to the seafloor and provide details on endangered species such as orcas that are at risk among other items.

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  5. Oil refiners, soft drink makers in 'Shock and Awe' initiative spending in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police guard oil cars in front of the Shell refinery on March Point during the Break Free PNW Indigenous Day of Action, Saturday, May 14, 2016. Oil refiners are lining up to oppose Initiative 1631, which would impose a carbon fee on major polluters.

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  6. Dad's Diner opens a new location in EastlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Looking to chow down on some traditional American fare? A new spot in Eastlake has you covered. Located at 2236 Eastlake Ave., the fresh arrival is called Dad's Diner .

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  7. The greatest ferry runs in the NorthwestRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Which ferry route is the best, most glorious, interesting and worthwhile venture in Washington? Joel Connelly and Daniel DeMay weigh in on the two that rose to the top of the heap. Which ferry route is the best, most glorious, interesting and worthwhile venture in Washington? Joel Connelly and Daniel DeMay weigh in on the two that rose to the top of the heap.

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  8. Connelly: Big Oil, Big Soda in 'shock and awe' ballot spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Pepsico has joined competitor Coca-Cola in campaigning for Initiative 1634, which would block cities and counties from following Seattle and taxing sugar-sweetened beverages. It has given $2.880 million to the cause.

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  9. Long term lease on paradise: living, renting the San JuansRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Though it might seem like jobs on the Islands would be largely tourism-focused, there are public service jobs jobs to consider as well as commercial endeavors. After all, Cogent Data Technologies was born in Friday Harbor and was sold to Adaptec for $68,000,000.

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  10. 95-year-old woman killed after pulling in front of deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 95-year-old woman was killed after a collision with a Skagit County Sheriff's Office vehicle on Highway 20, south of Anacortes, Washington. A State Patrol report says Kathryn Jensen was stopped at a stop sign on Campbell Lake Road about 3 p.m. Monday when she apparently took a left turn onto Highway 20 in front of a southbound sheriff's office vehicle.

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  11. Connelly: Billionaires, Big Soda, oil refiners -- a battle for the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gained a headline in the New York Times when he made a $2.5 million contribution to the initiative that legalized same-sex marriage in Washington state. He is now active on the head tax issue.

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  12. Port of Skagit, utility district form broadband companyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Port of Skagit and the Skagit Public Utility District have approved an agreement to jointly oversee the construction of a fiber optic network that extends from Anacortes to Concrete. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the port and utility district approved the agreement Tuesday and formed a joint company called SkagitNet.

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  13. China recycling policy impacting Skagit CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In a Wednesday, March 21, 20018 photo, La Conner resident Nancy Lewis drops off her recyclables at the Skagit County Transfer Station off Ovenell Road in Mt Vernon, Wash. China has restricted what recyclables can enter it's markets.

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  14. Poet-publisher-activist Sam Hamill dies at age 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sam Hamill, a poet, translator and anti-war activist who as co-founder of Copper Canyon Press published works by Pablo Neruda, W.S. Merwin and many other celebrated poets, has died at age 74. Hamill died Saturday at his home in Anacortes, Washington, following a period of ill health. His death was announced by Copper Canyon, which he, Bill O'Daly and Tree Swenson helped start in 1972.

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  15. Coast Guard rescues father-and-son diving duo in San JuansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A file photo shows a U.S Coast Guard rescue swimmer leaping from a Coast Guard helicopter during the annual Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 on Elliott Bay. A file photo shows a U.S Coast Guard rescue swimmer leaping from a Coast Guard helicopter during the annual Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 on Elliott Bay.

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  16. Washington state phases out Atlantic salmon farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington state will phase out marine farming of Atlantic salmon and other nonnative fish by 2022 under legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Inslee. Net pens growing Atlantic salmon in state waters have operated for several decades but the practice came under heavy criticism after tens of thousands of nonnative fish escaped into waterways last summer.

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  17. Bastion Brewing Flying HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Located in the Skagit Valley, near Anacortes and LaConner, Bastion Brewing 's back story is pretty cool. The following article originally appeared on http://skagitfarmtopint.com/ and is republished here at their request.

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  18. Anacortes resident recalls religious persecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rather than a blanket or a stuffed animal, the 26-year-old Anacortes resident's keepsake is the torn pillow that traveled with her as her mother smuggled her and her sister across the Iranian border into Pakistan. Both Diba and her mother Fahimeh Alavi practice the Baha'i faith, a religion that originated in Iran, a predominantly Islamic country.

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  19. The end comes to North America's biggest proposed oil-by-rail terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area after 14 cars of a Union Pacific oil train derailed and four caught fire on Friday, June 3, 2016. The environmental advocacy group Columbia Riverkeeper provided this photo of the blaze near Mosier, Oregon.

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  20. Car plunges off ferry dock in AnacortesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington State Ferries said the vehicle, a Jeep, drove through a traffic barrier and into the water Thursday morning. Divers were responding.

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