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Students settling in at new Anacortes High School

ANACORTES — Students in Anacortes High School teacher Pilar Burkland's advisory class started their school year Thursday morning on a patio with sweeping ...

Anacortes changes school start times

ANACORTES — For many students in the Anacortes School District, the school day will begin at a new time next year.

Anacortes police arrest armed man in woods near Anacortes High School

An incident involving an armed and potentially suicidal man camping in a tent near Volunteer Park led to a police search and ultimately an arrest on Friday.

New Anacortes High School will feature natural light, open spaces

ANACORTES — When Anacortes High School students return to school in the fall, they'll be entering a building filled with natural light, modern equipment and ...

Anacortes students say community needs to do more to prevent teen suicide

Two high school students in Anacortes say more needs to be done to prevent teen suicide. It's a message the community paid attention to at city hall Thursday ...

Seahawks survive slow start, ride momentum to state

ANACORTES — The storyline could have been much different for the Anacortes boys' basketball team.

Seahawks advance against North Kitsap

MOUNT VERNON — If there was any question the Anacortes girls' basketball team was ready for a stint in the Hardwood Classic portion of the Class 2A State ...

Former Burlington-Edison assistant new grid coach at Anacortes

ANACORTES — The Anacortes High School football team will be playing in a new division — and has a new coach, too.

Pairings set for regional round of basketball playoffs

Three Skagit County high school basketball teams have been seeded among the top eight for their 16-team state tournaments.

2018 Prep Football Preview: Anacortes Seahawks

ANACORTES — Whether you're looking between the hash marks or on the sidelines, this year's Anacortes football team will sport a new look.

Anacortes teen named Youth of the Year

MOUNT VERNON — Growing up, Kyla Whiton said she never felt comfortable walking the halls of her school because her disability made her feel like everyone ...

Anacortes School District to add new building

ANACORTES — A new 5000-square-foot building on the Anacortes Middle School campus will allow for an easier transition during the construction of the new ...

Prep Roundup: Anacortes posts tennis win over Lakewood

ANACORTES — The Anacortes girls' tennis team made short work of Lakewood on Monday afternoon.

Prep Roundup: Tigers win home meet

BURLINGTON — Audrey Knutson was a multiple-event winner Thursday for the Burlington-Edison track and field team in a three-team meet.

Prep Roundup: Tigers knock off Seahawks

BURLINGTON — The weather was perfect Monday as the Burlington-Edison girls' tennis team hosted Anacortes in a nonconference match.

2019 Prep Baseball Preview

Anacortes Seahawks. Coach: Pat Swapp (fourth year). Conference: Northwest. Last year: 20-3. Key returners: Ty Saunders, sr., SS/P; Ryan Rubalcava, sr., P/inf.; ...

Burlington-Edison picks up first football win

ANACORTES — The Burlington-Edison football team has had a bumpy start to its 2018 season.

Prep Baseball: Cubs rack up 17 hits in win over Tigers

BURLINGTON — The Sedro-Woolley baseball team shined Tuesday afternoon against Northwest Conference rival Burlington-Edison.

Anacortes High School makes progress on Rice Field

ANACORTES — Construction on Anacortes High School's new Rice Field football stadium is on track, on budget and has come a long way in the last few ...

Prep Roundup: Seahawks place second in conference swim invitational

ANACORTES — The Anacortes girls' swimming and diving team placed second Saturday afternoon to Sehome at the Northwest Conference Invitational.

Prep Golf: Storm edge Tiger boys

BURLINGTON — The Burlington-Edison boys' golf team couldn't have asked for a better day in terms of weather Tuesday on its home course of Skagit Golf ...

Prep Roundup: Tigers edge Bulldogs

MOUNT VERNON — The Burlington-Edison softball team took an early lead Wednesday against Mount Vernon then held on for a narrow win.

Prep Roundup: Bulldogs fall to Jackson

MOUNT VERNON — The Jackson girls' tennis team made short work Wednesday of the Mount Vernon Bulldogs, winning 6-1 in the matchup of Western 4A ...

A look back: Skagit County's top stories of 2018

Below are some of Skagit County's top stories of 2018: Northern State redevelopment reaches milestone. Efforts to redevelop the former Northern State Hospital ...

Prep Roundup: Bulldogs get past Mariner

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon boys' soccer team nosed ahead of Mariner on Tuesday night with a second-half goal.

Fundraisers | Skagit

HERO CRAFT FAIR: Local vendors can sign up for a table at the Hero Craft Fair on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, at Mount Vernon Church of the Nazarene, ...

Prep Roundup: Cubs blank Pioneers

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The Sedro-Woolley boys' soccer got exactly what it was looking for heading into spring break — a win at home.

Skagit Valley Herald Boys' Swimmer of the Year: Emmett Moore

In the end, not even the cancellation of a postseason swim meet could knock Emmett Moore and his teammates off their game.

Prep Roundup: Anacortes doubles team gets off to flying start

MOUNT VERNON — The Anacortes High School doubles team of Garrett Hilyer and Ryan Rubalcava had a scorching start Saturday at the Sub-District 2A ...

2018 Prep Girls' Swimming Preview

Anacortes Seahawks. Coach: Leslie Mix. Conference: Northwest. Key returners: Emma Bakke, sr. (freestyle); Brenna Palmer-Perry, sr. (freestyle); Mackenzie ...

Prep Roundup: Concrete picks up first win

LA CONNER — The Concrete softball team is winless no more.

2018 Prep Fall Soccer Preview

Girls' Soccer. Anacortes Seahawks. Coach: Gretchen Hanson (fourth year). Conference: Northwest. Last season: 5-9-3. Key returners: Natalie Dale, sr., defender ...

2018-2019 Prep Boys' Basketball Preview

Here's a glance at hoops teams for Anacortes, Mount Vernon, Burlington-Edison, La Conner, Sedro Woolley, Concrete and Mount Vernon Christian.

Prep Football: Blaine upends Anacortes

ANACORTES — The Anacortes Seahawks' quest for their first win continues.

'I miss him every day:' Teacher battling cancer pleads to find missing dog

A beloved Anacortes teacher battling stage four cancer is now facing another hardship: his companion dog is missing. Every school day, biology teacher Victor ...

Fidalgo pool plan moves forward

ANACORTES — The Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center District commissioners voted unanimously Monday to move forward with a $28.4 million plan to upgrade the ...

Anacortes runner Feist has made a speedy recovery

ANACORTES — Saville Feist doesn't remember the vehicle collision that sent her to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Anacortes High School design off and running

ANACORTES — Community members got a first glimpse Tuesday of what the new Anacortes High School might look like.

Why a retired Anacortes teacher kept a piece of paper for more than 60 years  The Seattle Times

After reading stories from Teacher Appreciation Week, one former teacher sent us a gift from his students that he's kept for more than half a century. Here's his ...

FIRST Robotics Competition proving ground for future engineers

MOUNT VERNON — Cheers, chants and applause exploded from the gym turned robotics arena at the FIRST Robotics Competition at Mount Vernon High ...

McIntyre scholarship winner took nontraditional route to college

MOUNT VERNON — Alexander Hood will be the first to say he wasn't a stellar student during his time at Anacortes High School.

Family, friends remember teen with 'Day of Kindness'

ANACORTES — Friends say Madison Myers was kind and giving, quick to smile and easy to befriend.

Skagit County students join walkout over gun violence

Hundreds of students throughout Skagit County walked out of their classrooms Wednesday as part of a national demonstration to honor victims of shootings, call ...

City chips in for artificial turf baseball field in Anacortes

ANACORTES — The city will pay $50000 toward an artificial turf surface for Alton R. Daniels Field in Volunteer Park after the City Council earlier this week gave ...

Burlington-Edison grad working with wrestlers in India

As a young wrestler taking to the mats in Burlington, Andy Cook dreamed of someday going to the Olympics.

Anacortes middle, high school girls honored for STEM Achievements

The Anacortes branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded $1000 scholarships for STEM achievements to three Anacortes High ...

Editorial: Watch hoop dreams rise and fall at the Sun Dome  Yakima Herald-Republic

Nothing so vividly and viscerally captures the essence of the State 2A and 1A basketball tournaments as the sight, smell and sound of a young fan from ...

Traditions abound at high school graduations

At just about every high school graduation ceremony, certain things are bound to happen.

Anacortes to install artificial turf at Alton R. Daniels Field

ANACORTES — The Anacortes City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the installation of artificial turf at Alton R. Daniels Field in Volunteer Park.

Math teacher, longtime runner McLean thankful for time at Peninsula High  The News Tribune

Peninsula High School is losing a valuable member of its faculty.

Judge rejects fine for Texas oil company in deadly Anacortes blast  KUOW News and Information

The largest workplace-safety fine in Washington history has been overturned. A state appeals judge on Friday rejected a $2.4 million fine that oil company ...

Anacortes Tesoro refinery-project permits open for comment  Seattle Times

The Northwest Clean Air Agency and state Department of Ecology are accepting comments on two draft air-quality permits for the Tesoro Anacortes Refinery's ...

Hundreds participate in Anacortes Women's March

Hundreds of men and women took to the sidewalks of downtown Anacortes for a Women's March focused on equality and unity as night fell on Friday's ...

High school seniors from across Washington state commit to STEM by signing letters of intent  GeekWire

Top athletes may get much of the attention when it comes to signing days and committing to a university to continue playing a particular sport. But in Seattle on ...

Calder Wood of Anacortes competes at Cyclocross World Championships

ANACORTES — You can hear the whine of rushing air and the rip of wheels as tire tread struggles to bite deep into the well-trodden, twisting trail just beyond a.

Get to Know: Cort Senff

Cort Senff. Age: 16. Occupation: Student. Education: Sophomore at Anacortes High School. Residence: Anacortes. What I like most about living here: “I've lived ...

Class does homework at school  The Columbian

ANACORTES -- The kids in Cody Anderson's AP Chemistry class at Anacortes High School rarely do their homework at home. It's not that they're "bad students.

Anacortes Soroptimist club awards 22 scholarships

Soroptimist International of Anacortes recently awarded scholarships totaling $78000 to 22 Anacortes students. Scholarships are funded with proceeds from the ...

Northwest Career and Technical Academy inspires kids to serve

MOUNT VERNON — One day, a kid in Jack Greaves' Fire Science and EMT class at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy could save a life.

Tech meets teamwork in FIRST Robotics Competition at Mount Vernon High School

MOUNT VERNON — Robots stormed castle strongholds Saturday during a competition in front of a few thousand people at the Mount Vernon High School gym.

Seahawks announce route, schedule for ‘Summer 12 Tour’ across Pacific NW  Q13 FOX

RENTON, Wash. -- Calling all 12s! The Seattle Seahawks are going on the road this summer to visit fans across the Pacific Northwest. You can meet Seahawks ...

Love Story: High school classmates reconnect at reunion  The Spokesman Review

She noticed the handsome football player with the friendly smile at Anacortes High School. Faye Asseln recalled, “I had a little crush on him and said to myself, ...

Education Meetings

n The Anacortes School Board will meet at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at the Anacortes High School library, 1600 20th St. or 360-503-1211.

Ellensburg baseball prepares for Selah in anticipated CWAC matchup  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg baseball team started warming up during a blustery day in preparation for what could be the toughest test on its schedule.

Recipients Announced for 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater  Broadway World

It was the most anticipated night of the year by high school theater programs across the state of Washington: The 15th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High ...

CWU alumnus flies wounded veterans  Daily Record

Central Washington University alum and retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Richard “Dick” Iversen is helping post-9/11 wounded veterans travel easier by piloting ...

The Racket to have grand opening July 5  The Bellingham Herald

If you have an urge to become a pinball wizard, there's now a new option in Bellingham. The Racket recently opened at 1220 N. State St., next to The ...

US Top 500 Outdoor 800m Returnees: Caitlin Collier Seconds Faster Than The Rest  MileSplit

Caitlin Collier ran 2:03.32 last year at Festival of Miles. Collier's time is almost three seconds above the rest of the field. The second-fastest returning time in the ...

Jake Anderson's Father Keith Anderson Missing  LALATE

ANACORTES, WASHINGTON (LALATE) - Jake Anderson's father Keith Anderson remains missing. The search for missing Keith Anderson was revealed on last ...

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