I-5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed and at least two cars with people inside are in the water.
Washington State Patrol confirms an I-5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed and at least two cars with people inside are in the water. The incident has closed all northbound and southbound lanes.
Bomb sniffing dogs and bomb squad are searching Burlington Edison High-School after a bomb threat was found this morning on the wall of the students bathroom. School officials have completely locked down the Burlington High School. School activities will be re-scheduled for tomorrow. “… with safety our prime consideration at Burlington-Edison, we instituted our normal [...]
Sat, Apr 6, 2013 11-5; Sun, Apr 7, 2013 11-4 FREE–All Welcome! Door prizes every hour! Preview Sale Saturday from 10-11am: $20 StashFest is a two-day sale of unique and remarkable fabrics– for quilting, fashion, and home decor–with thousands of yards to choose from. And StashFest Insider Visits. And a gigantic Book Sale. And lots [...]
Wednesday, April 17 & 24, 2013 Two-Day Block Design & Embroidery Workshop with Teri Bever April 17 & 24, 2013; 10am-3pm Teri will begin the two-day Workshop teaching crazy quilt block construction, and the second day will be devoted to learning embroidery stitches. During the Workshop, you will have the opportunity to study antique crazy [...]
Color, Design, & Inspiration: Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably February 14 – March 24, 2013 Who are Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably? Ask a quilter and they will tell you: quilters and fabric designers. Ask a knitter and they will tell you: knitters and knitting pattern designers. They will both be correct. In fact, Kaffe, [...]
Saturday, April 13, 2013 12pm-4:30pm 1st & Commercial Port Warehouse Event Center Ticket Price: $40 Saturday advance includes wine tasting, keepsake glass, food tastes, and entertainment $20 advance Saturday—designated driver ticket includes food and entertainment $45/$25 at the door. Tickets available at the chamber office 819 Commercial Avenue
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Police said one person is confirmed dead after a Sedro-Woolley shooting this afternoon, and another is in the emergency room at Skagit Valley Hospital. Two persons of interest are in custody and K-9 and air searches are under way for a possible suspect. Police were called to shots fired at an apartment complex [...]
Anacortes Indoor Winter/Spring Market – Every 2nd Saturday of the month through April. Find fresh farm produce, delicious baked breads and treats, cheeses, honey, gift ideas, breakfast and lunch options and so much more! Inside and out at the Depot Arts & Community Center, 611 R Ave., 9am-2pm, March 9 & April 13.
Anacortes Sister Cities Association (ASCA) invites the public to their monthly meeting to hear Kevin Meenaghan, retired U.S. Navy Captain, talk on “Navy with local residents and visitors. Docents receive professional interpreter training and work with veteran volunteers. In return docents are asked to lead or support at least two walks or events. All ages [...]
Our Exciting Spring Shopping Event for Antiques, Vintage, Repurposed and Handmade Treasures for Home & Garden! Over 25 Vendors with Fabulous Stuff! Saturday, April 27th, 2013 9 am – 4 pm 100 Commerial Avenue, Port of Anacortes Transit Shed event center Anacortes, WA 98221 Admission $5.00 per person or bring a non-perishable food item and [...]
CAP SANTE BOAT HAVEN 1019 Q Avenue Anacortes, WA April 5, 6, & 7 – 2013 At least 75 floating boats ranging up to 65 feet • Best yachts from the best brokers, new & pre-owned. Look for the Big White Tent filled with electronics, rigging, marine services – everything you need! More Information www.anacortesboatshow.com [...]
30 Wineries 6 Restaurants Live Music Saturday, April 13, 2013 12pm-4:30pm 1st & Commercial Port Warehouse Event Center Ticket Price: $40 Saturday advance includes wine tasting, keepsake glass, food tastes, and entertainment $20 advance Saturday—designated driver ticket includes food and entertainment $45/$25 at the door. Tickets available at the chamber office 819 Commercial Avenue in [...]
Get your child’s car seat checked at a free drop-in clinic on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 3-5pm in the parking lot of Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Certified car seat technicians will check your seat for safety and proper installation. Call 299-1309 for more info.
Kevin Nihart made a living by fishing for spot shrimp in the waters of Possession Sound and selling his harvest off the dock near Anthony’s HomePort restaurant. He won’t be able to do it this year, however. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission decided in December to ban commercial shrimpers in the inland marine waters [...]
From the headland beyond the San Juans ferry dock in Anacortes, Washington Park looks out on a gorgeous island panorama. A park worth discovering Dykstra’s smartphone’s “big green area” is Washington Park, a 220-acre mostly wooded gem of a park 0.7-mile west of the ferry landing. It’s at the far northwest tip of Fidalgo Island, [...]
The 3rd Annual Haunted Warehouse Halloween Bash! Saturday October 29, 2011 Saturday, October 29 at 6:30pm – October 30 at 12:00am The Haunted Warehouse (Okay…..not haunted, or is it?) 509 30th ST. (2nd warehouse in from the corner of 30th & T Ave) Anacortes, WA This fun costume party is a tribute to Girts Rekevics. Girts [...]
OYSTER RUN ’11 “LARGEST MOTORCYCLE RUN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST“ Sun. Sept. 25, 2011 “History of the “Oyster Run” It all started with a few guys getting together at the end of the summer to go for a ride and eat some oysters. The year was 1981 Limp Lee had just returned from months of [...]
Fidalgo Bay Day Educational Family Fun September 17 A community celebration of Fidalgo Bay. Fun and educational activities for kids & adults! Meet sea creatures and marine scientists and enjoy the popular beach seining demonstration. Local Seafood Lunch with no-host traditional Samish BBQ, salmon platter by Cayou Family, and samples of local seafood and chowder! Saturday, [...]
3rd Annual Anacortes Workboat Races and Pirate Faire! Avast me hearties! Come and join us on Historic Pier 1 along Guemes Channel at 100 Commercial Avenue in beautiful downtown Anacortes for the 3rd Annual Anacortes Workboat Races and Pirate Faire! Saturday, August 27, 2011. This year’s event has been expanded to a full day of [...]
Eagles’ World Famous Bar-B-Que August 19, 20, & 21 Corner of 7th St & Q Ave. 11am to 7 pm, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Open to the public. Featuring Alder Smoked Salmon, Country Pork Ribs or Chicken, with Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and Garlic Bread. Bring your appetite!
Skagit County Fair August 10-13 **Live Music ** Carnival** **Farm Animals** Displays** **Kid’s Zone Events ** **Food & Contests** **Magician**Hypnotist** Daily Hours 10am-10pm GATE PRICES:Wednesday $3 until 3pm. Adults $7, Students/Seniors $6 Children 5 & under are Free Call (360) 336-9414 for more info Dont’ miss “SPOONSHINE” performing Thursday August 11th at 8:30 PM! http://www.skagitcounty.net/Common/Asp/Default.asp?d=Fair&c=General&p=main.htm
The Anacortes Arts Festival will celebrate its 50th anniversary August 5th-7th Hours are Friday and Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5 The Main Stage and Beer Garden are open until 7:30 Fri. and Sat The Festival includes 250 juried booth artisans, two stages of free music, Arts at the Port Fine Art Exhibition, demonstrating artist [...]
Cap Sante Marina Free Summer Concert July 29, 2011 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM The Snohomish Artist Guild presents the Cap Santa Marina Summer Concert Series 2011. The entire community is welcome free of charge to the shows. Bring a chair, blanket, and the whole family for an exciting season of song and dance! Friday [...]
The Snohomish Artist Guild presents: Cap Sante Marina Summer Concert Series 2011. The entire community is welcome free of charge to the shows. Bring a chair, blanket, and the whole family for an exciting season of song and dance! Friday nights,7 pm. Friday July 22nd The Red Hot Blues Sisters www.bigsismedia.com/RHBS.html