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Posted on: August 21, 2019

City Council holds Public Hearing on August 26

The Ordinance 3047 proposes a new AMC Chapter 3.69 Multifamily Housing Tax Exemption Program replacing the expired AMC Chapter 15.45 Urban Centers Development. The proposed Chapter 3.69 will allow a tax incentive provided by Chapter 84.14 RCW to apply to ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Thank you to 2019 Fireworks Donors!

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Thanks to all who donated to this year's fireworks show.  The complete 2019 donor listing is available here.

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Front Page
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Residential Clean Up Day

City of Anacortes

Residential Clean Up Day

Get your household cleaning done and bring your residential garbage and yard waste to our Operations Facility – no charge!

Who: Customers who live within city limits. Verification of residence will be requ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Repair Commences

Guemes Channel Trail users, thank you for your patience while we’ve finalized permitting for trail repairs.  Repair work will start this week. 

The week of August 12 – 16, sections of the trail will be closed for repair between the hours ...

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Front Page
Posted on: June 11, 2019

2020 Tourism Promotion Funds Availability

The City is soliciting proposals for tourism promotion grants, which are funded by lodging tax revenue.

State law allows the City to spend lodging tax revenue on:

  • tourism marketing;
  • the marketing and operations of special events and festivals designed to att...
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Posted on: August 20, 2019

GUEMES CHANNEL TRAIL REPAIR UPDATE

Guemes Channel Trail looking west

The week of August 12th Parks Maintenance Staff began delivering rock to the phases I and VII storm damaged areas of the trail with City dump trucks. A Parks Staff operator used an excavator to place the rocks, along with the assistance of co-workers on t...

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Guemes Channel Trail
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Repair Commences

Guemes Channel Trail users, thank you for your patience while we’ve finalized permitting for trail repairs.  Repair work will start this week. 

The week of August 12 – 16, sections of the trail will be closed for repai...

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Guemes Channel Trail
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Anacortes High School Green Club at Guemes Channel Trail

Guemes Channel Trail Green Club

The Anacortes High School Green Club celebrates a morning of GCT plant and tree inventorying in front of the La Merced

Guemes Channel Trail
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Update 7/19/19

Parks and Recreation staff have been working diligently on the Federal, State and Local permits required to repair the winter storm damage along the trail. We appreciate the community’s patience and all the support we have received to get this work done. ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Friday Harbor Man Arrested for Involvement in Synthetic Opioid Overdose Case

PRESS RELEASE

 

Friday Harbor Man Arrested for Involvement in Synthetic Opioid Overdose Case

August 21, 2019, ANACORTES, WA

 

Anacortes Police Detectives arrested a 23-year old Friday Harbor man after an exhaustive Controlled Substance Homici...

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Police

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

2019 Asphalt Overlay Project

2019 Asphalt Overlay Project Vicinity Map original

As part of the ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City has contracted with Lakeside Industries to complete the 2019 Asphalt Overlay Project.

The project will include work on the following streets:

Commercial Avenue - SR 20 roundabout to Fidalgo Avenu...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 28, 2019

2019 Asphalt Overlay Project

2019 Asphalt Overlay Project Vicinity Map original

As part of the ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City is moving forward with the 2019 Asphalt Overlay Project. 

Lakeside Industries will grind existing pavement, make pavement repairs, and apply new asphalt and pavement striping. Full cons...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Cascade Natural Gas pipeline replacement

Cascade Natural Gas will be replacing pipeline in Anacortes, beginning in mid-June. The work will last 3 to 4 months.
For more information, click here.
If you have questions or concerns about the project, please call 509-736-5568.
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Public Works
Posted on: May 10, 2019

WSDOT long-range planning process

Get involved in Washington state Department of Transportation's long-range planning process by taking a survey, subscribing to get the latest news and finding about presentations at DOT's blogspot: 

https://wsdotblog.blogspot.com/2019/04/walk-roll...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 9, 2019

PHASE III FIBER TELEMETRY DEPLOYMENT

fiber map

The City of Anacortes is beginning Phase III of the Fiber Deployment in the City of Anacortes. Phase III of our fiber optic telemetry deployment, installs 28,000 lineal feet of buried fiber optic cable and approximately 500 feet aerial fiber optic cable. ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Washington Park Boat Launch Update 7/19/19

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Washington Park Boat Launch Update…since February we have been working hard to repair and replace this important link to recreational boating in the San Juan Islands. We are still working our way through a multi-level permitting process that in...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Buskerfest 2019

Buskerfest 2017

Please join us in downtown Anacortes this Sunday, August 25th from 11am to 2pm for Buskerfest. Jazz musician Ben Starner will be performing at 5th and Commercial and Anacortes High School jazz artists the Groove Crew will be performing at 9th and Commerci...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 20, 2019

GUEMES CHANNEL TRAIL REPAIR UPDATE

Guemes Channel Trail 2

The week of August 12th Parks Maintenance Staff began delivering rock to the phases I and VII storm damaged areas of the trail with City dump trucks. A Parks Staff operator used an excavator to place the rocks, along with the assistance of co-workers on t...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Thompson Trail 50,000 Users Strong in 2019

TTT runner

A new trail counter on the Thompson Trail has shown us how popular the trail is with city residents and guests.  Just over 50,000 users have been counted on the trail near the trestle since it was installed 8 months ago.  Keep walking (a...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Update

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Thank you for your patience this week while we started repairing damage caused by winter storms on the Guemes Channel Trail.   Next week crews will be back to repair the trail surface and prepare the planting areas along the shoreline.  ...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Bike Skills Course Proposal

Bike Skills Course Proposal

The Parks and Recreation Department and Forest Advisory Board are weighing the pros and cons of locating a bike skills course at the old city dump off trail #10 in the Community Forest Lands.  At public meetings since M...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Repair Commences

Guemes Channel Trail users, thank you for your patience while we’ve finalized permitting for trail repairs.  Repair work will start this week. 

The week of August 12 – 16, sections of the trail will be closed for repai...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Washington Park Boat Launch Update 7/19/19

BoatLaunch2

Washington Park Boat Launch Update…since February we have been working hard to repair and replace this important link to recreational boating in the San Juan Islands. We are still working our way through a multi-level permitting process that includes Fede...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2019

A Town 2019 Spring/Summer Edition

Sign up for classes that are listed in the spring/summer edition of the A Town brochure begin on MONDAY - APRIL 29 - 8:00 am.

2019 Spring/Summer A Town What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Warning signs in Anacortes Community Forest Lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 26, 2017 - Anacortes, WA - The
City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the CommunityForest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County.  The ...

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