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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Anacortes Community Task Force: Opioid Risks & Prevention

Join the Anacortes Community Task Force for a presentation, demonstration, and question and answer session focused on opioid risks in our community and county. This presentation and discussion will include prevention measures you can take to address this ...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Skagit County 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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If you would like to review the Skagit County 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update and provide comments please take a look at the Fire Department’s web page. The plans can also be found here: Skagit County HMP Base Plan, Skagit County HMP Vol 2. I...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Speakers at the Anacortes Public Library: Japanese American Exclusion during WWII

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In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the U.S. Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibl...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

2020 Dog Licenses Now Available

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You can easily purchase or renew your license online. Please review the information on required documents and pricing.

The fee for annual dog licenses go to Animal Control to assist with cruelty/neglect cases, the care of stray animals not claimed by an ow...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Snow & Ice Information

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Please see the City's Snow and Ice Information page for more information and resources!

The City of Anacortes is committed to clearing snow from identified routes throughout the city. When weather conditions predict snow, city plows are installed on 3 truc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Marine Tech students refinish more W.T. Preston wooden doors

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Year by year, local students at the Northwest Career & Technical Academy are helping to preserve the W.T. Preston, door by door. Over the past few years, students working with Wes Fridell, Marine Services Instructor at the NCTA, have collaborated with...

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Museum
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Farewell to Kate

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The Anacortes Museum team is saying goodbye to our Education and Media Curator Kate Clark, a talented artist who is leaving the museum to pursue two significant art commissions. Congratulations, Kate!

She has been an innovator, bringing in new people, proj...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Skagit County 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The draft plan is available for review and comment on the Anacortes Fire Department’s website as well as at libraries in Anacortes, Mount Vernon and Sedro-Woolley. The City of Anacortes’s Annex begins on Page 2-1 of Volume 2: Planning ...

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Planning, Community, & Economic Development
Posted on: October 8, 2019

New Email Lists

The following two email notification lists that may interest you have been added to the Notify Me feature of the City's website.  

  • "Critical Areas Regulations Update"
  • "Shoreline Master Program Update"

Please go to https://www.ana...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Temporary water shutoff

Water service in the Rock Ridge area in the City of Anacortes will be temporarily turned off to perform maintenance between the hours of 8 pm Wednesday, Jan. 29, to 2 am Thursday, Jan. 30.

During this scheduled time, you will be unable to access any water ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boat Launch Update for Pass Holders Past and Present

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Reminder to Boaters: the Washington Park boat launch repair project was completed last week, and the launch was opened and fully functional on Friday, January 10th

Special thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for exceptional deliv...

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Washington Park
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Washington Park Boat Launch Update 12/9/2019

Washington Park 2020 annual boat trailer lot parking passes are now available at the Anacortes Parks & Recreation Office. They will be available for online purchase as of January 1, 2020.

The new floats have been constructed by Transpac Marinas, Inc., ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Kid's Baking

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation has taken on the Lets Bake course previously ran by the Anacortes School District. Students will learn how to bake Cookies, Cupcakes, and Brownies from scratch

The class takes place on Tuesdays after school, starting January ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boat Launch Update for Pass Holders Past and Present

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Reminder to Boaters: the Washington Park boat launch repair project was completed last week, and the launch was opened and fully functional on Friday, January 10th

Special thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for exceptional deliv...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 14, 2020

January Parks Board Meeting Canceled

The Anacortes Park Board meeting that was scheduled for January 14 has been cancelled due to hazardous road conditions and a lack of a quorum. The next Parks Board meeting is scheduled for February 11th 6 pm at Anacortes City Hall.

Thank you,

APRD Staff

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Road Closure Update

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Due to hazardous road conditions, the Anacortes Parks and Recreation staff has closed Mt. Erie Road and the Washington Park Loop Road on Tuesday January 14th. If you have any questions or concerns please call us at 360-293-1918

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washington Park Boat Launch Re-Opening

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The Washington Park boat launch will open with new floats and pilings at 10 AM on Friday, January 10th. Thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for the exceptional delivery of materials and services. The work of several City Public Works, Plan...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Washington Park Camping Reservations for 2020

Reservations for all of 2020 we be available online beginning at midnight on December 18, 2019.  




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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Washington Park 2020 season boat parking permits on sale/Launch Update

Washington Park 2020 annual boat trailer lot parking passes are now available at the Anacortes Parks & Recreation Office. They will be available for online purchase as of January 1, 2020, at 

https://anacortesparksandrecreation.sportsiteslabs....

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Transition Fidalgo and Friends Partnership

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation is happy to partner with Transition Fidalgo and Friends, on the forest monitoring project in the Anacortes Community Forest Lands. Transition Fidalgo has supplied the citizen scientists and the City has supplied resources an...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

2019 Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan Draft

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The Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan will return to City Council on November 4th for review and comment. Questions? Please contact Anacortes Parks and Recreation at 360-293-1918. Thank you.

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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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