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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Rescue operation underway after car drives off ferry dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rescue crews responded after a car crashed through a barrier and into the water at the Anacortes ferry dock Thursday morning. Rescue crews responded after a car crashed through a barrier and into the water at the Anacortes ferry dock Thursday morning.

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  13. Connelly: Bills to ban farming of Atlantic salmon net support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Cooke Aquaculture, which owns and operates the fish farm just off the island of Cypress, has now removed 120,000 farmed Atlantic salmon from the net pens that 10 days ago held more 300,000 fish. Cooke Aquaculture, which owns and operates the fish farm just off the island of Cypress, has now removed 120,000 farmed Atlantic salmon from the net pens that 10 days ago held more 300,000 fish.

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  14. Hearing examiner approves key permit for refinery projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Skagit County's hearing examiner has approved a key shoreline permit for a proposed project at an oil refinery at Anacortes. Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corp., is planning upgrades at its refinery to help it meet upcoming federal gasoline emissions regulations and diversify its products mix.

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  15. Washington Winter Beer Festival, beer lineup and other infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The 13th Annual Winter Beer Festival takes place on Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd in Seattle at Magnuson Park's Hangar 30. Below we share information about the event, including the list of breweries and beers. Presented by the Washington Brewers Guild, the event features 50 Washington breweries pouring no less than 175 delicious holiday season creations.

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  16. Man who killed Washington state taxi driver gets 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru received the sentence Friday in Skagit County Superior Court.

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  17. Researchers document eelgrass wasting disease in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, Cornell University masters student Morgan Eisenlord takes samples of eelgrass from the beach during low tide east of the Washington State ferry terminal in Anacortes, Wash. She is conducting studies of eelgrass wasting in Puget Sound.

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  18. Anacortes man aims to inspire fellow transplant recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Castle, a 46-year-old Anacortes resident, swims for Team USA in the World Transplant Games, an international competition for transplant recipients, where he's setting records and bringing home gold. Now, almost eight years after his transplant, Castle's doing his part to build awareness for the need for organ donors, and show transplant recipients that they can take their life back.

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  19. The Hyak docks at Friday Harbor on Sept. 28, 2017.Read 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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  20. State says judge erred in dismissing Tesoro refinery finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State regulators say a judge erred when he overturned $2.39 million in penalties against Tesoro following the 2010 deadly explosion at its Anacortes refinery. The Washington Department of Labor and Industries on Thursday asked the state Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals to review the case and affirm the penalties.

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