Stories tagged: Anacortes
Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Study released for Tesoro refinery xylene project in Skagit County
Skagit County reached no new conclusions in the final environmental impact statement it released Monday for a project proposed at the Tesoro Anacortes Refinery at March Point.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
Court finds ‘outrageous’ conduct by police in sex sting, dismisses case
Criminal charges against an Anacortes man were dismissed by a judge Dec. 1 because of outrageous government conduct, marking only the second time in state history that charges have been …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Shell faces $133,000 penalty for 2015 chemical release
Shell Puget Sound Refinery faces a $133,000 penalty for a 2015 chemical release that prompted complaints from people living near the Anacortes facility.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Couple on boat rescue pair of kayakers stranded in dark
A couple whose fishing vessel was in the right place at the right time helped rescue a pair of kayakers.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 2 p.m.
Washington climate protesters left a ton of debris, authorities say
Authorities say about a ton of debris was left on the ground after weekend environmental protest in northwest Washington. The anti-oil protesters told KING-TV they were forced to leave the …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 3 p.m.
52 climate activists arrested in Washington railroad protest
SEATTLE – Authorities cleared the railroad tracks of protesters and arrested 52 climate activists Sunday morning in Washington state, after a two-day shutdown. About 150 people spent the night in …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Anti-oil protests coincide with blue heron nesting season
Thousands of people are planning to rally in Anacortes this weekend to protest the oil flowing from two refineries in the area.
Thu., June 11, 2015
Tour Deshais: Reporter begins bike ride across Washington
ROCKPORT, Wash. – That didn’t take long. About 7 miles after I pulled away from the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, I met Kris Lytton, a legislator in the state House who …
Fri., April 2, 2010, 7:52 a.m.
4 dead, 3 hurt in blast, fire at Anacortes refinery
A Washington state oil refinery hit by a deadly blast and fire early Friday was recently fined for safety violations amid what federal watchdogs call a troubling trend of serious …