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Mount Vernon captures Battle of the Bridge

BURLINGTON — The Mount Vernon High School football team can keep the Battle of the Bridge trophy in its case for another year.

Anacortes opts out of varsity football | Sports

ANACORTES — Anacortes will not field a varsity football team for the 2019 season.

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

Anacortes' Feist to run for Portland State

After a stellar high school career, Anacortes distance runner Saville Feist will compete for the Portland State University cross country and track and field teams.

Election: Three vie for open Anacortes City Council seat

ANACORTES — Three candidates are running for the Anacortes City Council Ward 2 seat, which is being vacated by Councilman Brad Adams, who has held ...

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: Anacortes boys' soccer team beats Ferndale

ANACORTES — Josh Smeltzer scored two goals, Luke Rutz had a goal and two assists and the Anacortes boys' soccer team avenged a loss earlier this season ...

Skagit Valley Herald Baseball Player of the Year: Ty Saunders

Ty Saunders will suit up next baseball season for the University of Portland.

Prep Roundup: Cubs claim conference title

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The Sedro-Woolley baseball team clinched the Northwest Conference title Thursday with a 4-2 victory over Sehome.

Prep Roundup: Seahawks strong in home meet

ANACORTES — Saville Feist's record-setting day was the highlight of the Anacortes track and field team's three-team meet Wednesday at home.

Anacortes High School grads visit elementary schools

ANACORTES — The hallways and classrooms of Fidalgo Elementary School were almost exactly how Jared Vandeway remembered them.

Graduation season begins for county schools

The end of the school year has arrived, and Skagit County high school seniors are starting to celebrate their accomplishments.

Prep Softball: Anacortes thumps Burlington-Edison

ANACORTES — The Anacortes softball team rolled to a Northwest Conference victory Tuesday behind a great game by Riley Pirkle.

County track and field championships start today | Sports

It's the longest-running prep track and field meet in Washington, and today will kick off its 113th year.

Anacortes School District to add new building | Local News

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 blanks Sedro-Woolley

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Anacortes pitcher Riley Pirkle was impressive in the Seahawks' Northwest Conference softball game Monday against Sedro-Woolley.

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 ...

Sports Stars 2019: High School Athletes of the Year

Read the latest edition of the Skagit Valley Herald in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of ...

Fundraisers | Skagit

PICKETT HOUSE FUNDRAISER: The Hattie Strother Chapter No. 1514 of Washington State Questers invites guests to a fundraising high tea for the Pickett ...

Former Seahawks lift Merchants | Sports

Two former Anacortes baseball players boosted the Everett Merchants summer team to a stellar season.

Get to Know: Keegan Kennedy

Name: Keegan Kennedy. Age: 18. Education: Student-athlete at Anacortes High School. Hobbies: Baseball, tennis. What I wanted to be when I grew up: “A pilot.

Steve Christilaw: Football faces variety of challenges  The Spokesman-Review

Some lessons are harder to learn than others. A teacher once told us that the really good things in life happen when you least expect them, which explains why I ...

Skagit Valley Herald Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Gabby Ronngren

In a season of change for the Anacortes girls' basketball team, Gabby Ronngren was a constant.

Anacortes native awarded honorary degree from WWU

BELLINGHAM — In 1942, James Okubo was a sophomore at what was then Western Washington College of Education.

Former Anacortes star joins Alabama swim coaching staff

Former Anacortes High School swimming standout Rebecca Westfall has joined the coaching staff of the University of Alabama.

Skagit Valley Herald Softball Player of the Year: Megan Bellusci

Anacortes softball coach Tom Swapp has been around the game a long time.

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.; ...

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: Tigers knock off Seahawks

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

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.

Alumni Update: Notaro playing for Washington State baseball team

Former Anacortes baseball star Anthony Notaro has seen the field in his freshman season on the Washington State University baseball team.

Prep Roundup: County track meet kicks off

LA CONNER — Taino Ferdinand kicked off the 113th Skagit County Track and Field Championships on Wednesday in memorable fashion.

Prep Roundup: Anacortes posts tennis win over Lakewood

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

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.

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.

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.

Coaching is part of the family for Tom and Pat Swapp

Anacortes baseball and softball have a few constants.

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.

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.

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 ...

Four facing off in state Senate primary

State Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, is defending her seat in the Aug. 6 primary election against Carrie Blackwood, Daniel Miller and Greta Aitken.

Election: Four vie for Skagit Regional hospital commission seat

Four candidates are vying for a seat on the Skagit Regional Health Board of Commissioners that will be vacated by Commissioner James Hobbs.

How Anacortes journalists shaped their town and the Northwest

Anacortes' early aspirations – and disappointments – are just a few of the fascinating elements of a new exhibit at the Anacortes Museum and a new online ...

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 ...

Family, friends remember teen with 'Day of Kindness'

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

Burlington-Edison picks up first football win

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

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 Roundup: Concrete picks up first win

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

Prep Golf: Three B-E boys' golfers advance to second day

The Burlington-Edison boys' golf team sent a trio of golfers to the second day of the Class 2A state tournament.

School districts, teachers continue contract talks

Not many people attend the average school board meeting, but on Thursday evening 68 Anacortes teachers and supporters filed into a board meeting in the ...

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 ...

A music monopoly  Cascadia Weekly

By Carey Ross. Wednesday, July 3, 2019. According to Julie Andrews, if you want to hear the sound of music, you must head for the hills. However, this is the ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Prep Football: Blaine upends Anacortes

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

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 ...

'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 ...

2018 Prep Girls' Swimming Preview

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Out and About | Entertainment

ART. MODEST FORMS OF BIOCULTURAL HOPE: Four art installations explore the complex relationships between biology and culture at Western Gallery, 516 ...

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. Dan McLean, a math and AP economics teacher at Peninsula since 2008, is moving to ...

Anacortes Arts Festival: Fantasy Band still rockin’ — 46 years later

In 1970, The Fantasy Band entertained the crowd at the Anacortes Arts and Crafts Festival.

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.

Best High Schools In Washington 2017: U.S. News And World Report

Best High Schools In Washington 2017 - Seattle, WA - The annual list is out and 54 Washington state schools rank among the best in the U.S. Find out which ...

Wallie Funk leaves his mark on the area

Wallie Funk's first editorial for the Anacortes American in 1950 called for residents to preserve local history.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Traditions abound at high school graduations

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

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.

Adams brothers a welcome addition for 'Hawks

ANACORTES — When the La Conner School District cut the high school's wrestling program for budget reasons, brothers Elijah and Arjuna Adams knew they ...

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, ...

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 ...

Here Are The Best Sophomore Boys Returners In XC  MileSplit

Check out the top returning sophomore boys heading into the 2019 cross country season.

The streak’s alive; Week 7 could give Mount Baker share of 5th straight 1A NWC crown  The Bellingham Herald

With a win at Nooksack Valley on Friday, Oct. 14, the Mount Baker football team could clinch at least a share of the 1A Northwest Conference title for a fifth ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mountain bike team competes for state title  Port Townsend Leader

Port Townsend's Olympic Mountain Bike Team, the Killer Whales, is pedaling hard to defend their two-time state high school mountain biking championship.

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 ...

Retail Tipsheet: The Local pub to expand, add beer lab  The Bellingham Herald

A downtown Bellingham pub is getting ready to expand, but it is also working on a way to grow the local brewing industry. The Local Public House, a restaurant ...

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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