The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed Thursday evening, injuring an unknown number of people.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed Thursday evening, injuring an unknown number of people. Both the northbound and southbound portions of the bridge dropped into the river sometime before 7 p.m., according to Washington State Patrol trooper Mark Francis. Francis said several cars were on the bridge when [...]
SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash. — The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said. The four-lane bridge collapsed shortly after 7 p.m., Trooper Mark Francis said. Trooper Mark Francis said people were in the water, but it was not [...]
The Skagit County Health District has awarded the Skyline Marnia, operated by (name), the highest rating attainable in the EnviroStars Program. The 5-star level of performance concurrently qualifies both facilities to be designated as official Washington State “Clean Marinas.” Nationally recognized, the goal of the EnviroStars Program is to give businesses incentives and recognition for [...]
Saturday, February 23 and will broadcast the keynote speaker to 21 different locations throughout the state including WSU Extension Mount Vernon Research Center, 16650 SR 536, Mount Vernon. Registration for the conference is $25. The deadline to register is February 18 by mail or online at www.womeninag.wsu.edu. To receive a print brochure in the mail, [...]
Learn about the water quality health of Skagit County watersheds at a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20th from 6-8:30pm at the Padilla Bay Research Reserve, 10441 Bay View Edison Road. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, contact Kristi Carpenter, Skagit Conservation District at 428-4313 or email: email@example.com
Shelter Bay Chorus presents Skagit Swings, an 18-piece big band, featuring the music of Glenn Miller and more on March 2nd at the Shelter Bay Clubhouse. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission $15.
Island Hospital offers free hearing screening on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 9:30am-4pm at Island Hospital, 1 211 24th St., Anacortes. Appointments are required! Call 299-1367 for an appointment.
San Juan Island National Historical Park and two partner organizations will soon move to reduce the feral cat population at American Camp through a trap-neuter/spay-release program scheduled to begin in March, announced park Superintendent Lee Taylor. The Trap Neuter and Return (TNR) program, operated in concert with the Animal Protect Society of San Juan Island [...]
Thai Season Restaurant – Like us on Facebook! Serving draft beer, bottled imported and domestic beer, wine, hot and cold sake. Weekday lunch now includes rice bowls and low-carb options from $6.95 to $8.95. Ask about our FREE LUNCH punch cards. 710 Commercial Ave., 293-4004, www.ThaiSeasonAnacortes.com
Event Rental Space: Anacortes First Baptist Church, (2717 J Ave.), has several spaces within its facility available for rent. We have rooms to suit most occasions to include weddings, receptions, reunions, parties, and large conferences. We offer a commercial grade kitchen, 4,100 sq. ft. Great Room, large Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, and coffee bar. Call 360 [...]
Skagit County Historical Museum opens “Skagit Sets Sail: A Maritime History of Skagit County”. Through photos, artifacts, multi-media presentations and story-telling, “Skagit Sets Sail” brings to life the maritime history of Skagit County. Featuring shovel-nosed canoes, Pelican Sailboats, the America’s Cup and more! Exhibit runs through April 28th. Museum located at 501 S. 4th Street, [...]
Sleep apnea screening – Do you feel tired during the day? Have you been told you snore? Meet with a registered polysomnographic technologist to determine your risk of suffering from sleep apnea at a free screening on Friday, Feb. 22 from 10am-2pm at Island Hospital Sleep Wellness Center, 1110 22nd St., Anacortes. Appointments are required, [...]
The Juicy Dog, 408 Commercial Ave. Now open 7 days a week. Making homemade pizza every Artwalk. Fresh squeezed juices, homemade smoothies, & gourmet hot dogs. 360-840-3041
Free Brake Inspection. Come on in or call for an appt. at SeaSide Automotive, 293-8882. We also offer air conditioning services, brakes, transmission repair & engine diagnostics. 1005 10th St., Anacortes
Kids Eat FREE Tuesday at the Rockfish Grill. Bring the family to the Rockfish Grill on Tues. where kids 12 & under eat free all day. (One child entree complimentary w/ each adult entree purchased).
On your next oil change use the Funny Money coupon for Texaco’s Xpress Lube full-service oil change. Save $3.00 with coupon. Questions call: 299-1270, 1319 “O” Ave.
Kathy’s Upscale Resale Boutique wants to thank everyone who voted her “People’s Choice for Best Clothing Boutique in Skagit County.” To celebrate, we will be having some of our Best Sales ever! Come and check out our new retail only section of the store. If you love name brand, quality clothing at a fraction of [...]
Boxes and Bears – Bearbucks never expire! Earn one for each $20 purchase. Receive 20% off your entire purchase when you have 5. Less stress shopping with great prices and plenty of parking available front, side and back! Open 9 to 5 Wednesday thru Saturday, 907 Commercial Ave., 299-9593
It’s “Sweetheart” time at Sassy Frass! We have the perfect gift for your Valentine! 1717 Commercial Ave., 360-610-7229, Fri 10-6, Sat & Sun 10-5
Looking for a beautiful, durable and practical floor covering for your home or office? Check out the new vinyl’s and carpets at Gateway Interiors. We have products for the do-it-yourselfers and we have professional installation specialists for those who prefer to spend their time elsewhere. Located across from Fidalgo Drive-In, 2913 Commercial. Give us a [...]
Anacortes Hearing Center wants to help you maintain your hearing health! We offer: complete hearing evaluations, hearing aid sales, programming adjustments, professional cleanings and repairs. Call today for a complimentary hearing screening, 360-588-1956. Holly Kennedy, Au.D, your local independent Doctor of Audiology
Would you like: to come to a doctor’s appt. and have the doctor be waiting for you? To call with a question and have the doctor answer the phone? To have your physician take a whole person approach to your health care? Welcome to the Vital Aging Clinic at 1015 6th St in Old Town [...]
Omega 3’s are essential for good skin, clear mind and a healthier body. Wild salmon is one of the best known sources for Omega 3 fatty acids. Open 7 days a week. SeaBear Smokehouse Store, 605 30th St., 360-230-1082.
Acupuncture is available in Anacortes! You can be well. Come visit Ellen Geary at her new location at 1005 7th St. Lotus Natural Health, 293-3461. Insurance accepted.
Laser Skin Care, Therapeutic Facials & Peels provided by long time Anacortes Resident and licensed Esthetician Cynthia Phelps at the Cascade Cosmetic Center located at 111 S. 12th Street, Mount Vernon. Open Monday thru Saturday. Open till 8pm on Tues, Wed and Thurs. www.cascadecosmetic.com or 360-336-1947. Bare Escentual Color Matching too!
BAYSIDE THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE, Kim Strolkamp, Licensed Massage Practitioner. Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Sports Massage. 60 Minute Session – $50. Call Kim to set up an appointment! 8212 South March Point Road, (360) 630-7515. Lic. #MA60128293
Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help with various aspects of operation and disaster response. Do like to work with events? Youth leadership? Office assistance? Grant writing? Health and Safety training? We have a place for you! Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Linda.Giles@redcross.org, or call the office at 293-9311. Web [...]