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Posted on: September 9, 2019

What will life in Anacortes look like in the year 2050?

Anacortes 2050 Contest Flyer

1) CREATE

Create and original digital image depicting your vision of Anacortes in the year 2050. 

2) SUBMIT

Submit your image digitally at: https://www.anacorteswa.gov/1102/Anacortes-2050-Contest, by email to Anacortes2050@cityofanacortes.org, or in...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Anacortes Police Department Offers Fall Citizen Academy

Are you interested in spending five weeks learning about what police officers do and the training they receive? Do topics such as use of force, emergency vehicle operations, investigations, and traffic enforcement intrigue you? If so, you might consider s...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

What will life in Anacortes look like in the year 2050?

Anacortes 2050 Contest Flyer

1) CREATE

Create and original digital image depicting your vision of Anacortes in the year 2050. 

2) SUBMIT

Submit your image digitally at: https://www.anacorteswa.gov/1102/Anacortes-2050-Contest, by email to Anacortes2050@cityofanacortes.org, or in...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Planning Commission Vacancy

Press Release - August 30, 2019. 


The Mayor has issued the following Press Release: Planning Commission Vacancy Press Release.

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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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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

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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: July 17, 2019

Anacortes High School Green Club at Guemes Channel Trail

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

Guemes Channel Trail

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Citizen Police Academy

Are you interested in spending five weeks learning about what police officers do and the training they receive? Do topics such as use of force, emergency vehicle operations, investigations, and traffic enforcement intrigue you? If so, you might consider s...

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Police

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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

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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: September 18, 2019

City and Skagit Land Trust working to update conservation easement program

When the Conservation Easement Program (CEP) was created in 1999 to protect the Community Forest Lands from logging, mining or commercial development, the City worked with Skagit Land Trust and the Friends of the Forest to make it a success.   Th...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Movie in the Park

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation is holding its annual Movie in the Park event August 29th at dusk. Come out and enjoy Incredibles 2 at Storvik Park at approximately 8:30 pm. This free event will provide small bags of popcorn to 200 attendees

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

Jazz Performers at Open Streets

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Thank you to the Manieri Committee at the Anacortes Public Library for supporting local jazz musicians The Groove Crew and Ben Starner who performed on August 25th during Open Streets. All of the artists who performed this year are Anacortes locals with T...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Buskerfest 2019

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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

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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

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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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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: 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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