Anacortes (United States)

Type: City
Name: Anacortes (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 48.490002
Longitude: -122.629997
population: 16,061
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cruise ships begin stops in Port Angeles Tuesday

(PORT ANGELES) – Tomorrow marks the first in a series of small cruise ship visits to Port Angeles over the next few months.Connecticut based “American Cruise Lines” will be back with more scheduled stops in Port Angeles this year.Typically, the ships ... [Published News Radio 1450-KNOP - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Peaceful beauty of Washington's San Juan Islands

On the night I arrived in the San Juan Islands, an archipelago sandwiched between mainland Washington and Canada’s Vancouver Island, I decided not to set an alarm clock.The water. The pines. The floating home I had rented for three nights. They would ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Senators write letter to keep Nunez on Orcas for another year

Benjamin Nunez Marquez has spent the last five years not knowing when he will be deported from the country. He lives a life of uncertainty, but with a recent letter signed by U.S. senators and state representatives one thing is clear; there are people ... [Published Islands Sounder - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

International spirit in ferry return

Elaine Oliphant of the Anacortes, Washington Sister Cities Association waves two flags during the welcome back ceremony for the Anacortes Ferry service in Sidney.— image credit: Steven Heywood/News staff For Saanich Peninsula community leaders, the return ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Big Oil, railroads keeping first responders in dark on volatile cargoes

A DOT-111 rail tanker passes through Council Bluffs, Iowa. DOT-111 rail cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, according ... [Published seattlepi.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Updated Oso Relief Benefits information: 10 upcoming fund-raisers

It is imperative that we continue to reach out to our neighbors in the Oso area. An easy way to help those affected by the horrific landslide disaster is by attending one of the upcoming benefits.Today, a couple of new fund-raisers were announced with ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Anacortes Ferry returns to Sidney this Sunday

SIDNEY — The return of the Anacortes Ferry to Sidney is a sure sign spring — and tourist season — is once again upon us.This Sunday, April 6, the community gathers at the Sidney International Ferry Terminal to welcome the first vessel of the spring season. ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Credibility lessened by violations

Melinda Loomis, in a March 24 letter "All of us benefit from oil terminal," stated that Tesoro is an "exemplary" company. No matter how one feels about the oil terminal, it should be known that Tesoro is not an exemplary company.A research group ranks ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (April 4)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 4-- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 3-- Gossamer Space Frames, Huntington Beach, Calif., has been assigned a patent developed by three co-inventors for "ultiplexed torque ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Complete review before rejecting

The discussion about the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal has properly focused on the environmental and safety aspects that must be considered, and most of the comments have been about rail transportation. But there is another matter that should be ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Anacortes Washington to Vote on Final Report into Fatal 2010 Tesoro Refinery Explosion

Washington, DC, April 1, 2014 - Today the CSB announced that it will be holding a May 1, 2014, public meeting in Anacortes, WA, to release and vote on its final report intothe April 2, 2010, fatal explosion and fire at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, ... [Published US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Oak Harbor couple celebrates 70th anniversary

Paul and Sue Bixby of Oak Harbor, Wash., are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on March 31, 2014.They were married on March 31, 1944, in South Bend, Ind., and have three daughters, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.During their first ... [Published Whidbey News-Times - Mar 21 2014]

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"It’s the marine air,’’ said Jeannette DeGoede, who owns one of the display gardens, Tulip Town, with her husband Anthony. "Go a little south to Everett and it’s too hot. Go north to Lynden and it’s too cold. We also have great soil that drains well.’’"
...Regulators judge the plan, and if it's acceptable, they monitor whether the company is doing what it proposed. "This differs from regulators looking for hazards since that job is mostly left to the company" Mendeloff said
"So it's not like this company is not on anybody's radar" Pierce said

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Surging oil traffic puts region at risk [Published Seattle Times - 14 hours ago]
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival at Mount Vernon, W... [Published Oregonian - Apr 19 2014]
Northern Mendocino County police reports for Ap... [Published Willits News - Apr 18 2014]
The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Instant Noodles Of Al... [Published Prlog - Apr 18 2014]
Will Texas Ship Crude to California? [Published DownstreamToday.com - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. looks to Europe to make oil refineries safer [Published Louisiana Weekly - Apr 16 2014]
U.S. eyes European safety standards for oil ref... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Chemical risks hidden from public [Published Columbus - Apr 14 2014]
Cruise ships begin stops in Port Angeles Tuesday [Published News Radio 1450-KNOP - Apr 14 2014]
Peaceful beauty of Washington's San Juan Islands [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
Outsider shares his experience on San Juans [Published HeraldNet - Apr 12 2014]
Local Merchants Giving Back to Oso Mudslide Wor... [Published Prlog - Apr 10 2014]
Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
U.S. Senators write letter to keep Nunez on Orc... [Published Islands Sounder - Apr 10 2014]
International spirit in ferry return [Published Victoria News - Apr 10 2014]
McAdams Wright Ragen agrees to merge with Baird [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 10 2014]
Orcas Island tries to protect skilled immigrant... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 10 2014]
Big Oil, railroads keeping first responders in ... [Published seattlepi.com - Apr 10 2014]
McAdams Wright Ragen To Join Baird [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 09 2014]
Will Texas Ship Crude to California? [Published Rigzone - Apr 08 2014]
Updated Oso Relief Benefits information: 10 upc... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 06 2014]
State wine industry making global splash [Published Seattle Times - Apr 05 2014]
Anacortes Ferry returns to Sidney this Sunday [Published Victoria News - Apr 05 2014]
Letter: Credibility lessened by violations [Published Columbian.com - Apr 05 2014]
U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 04 2014]
Letter: Complete review before rejecting [Published Columbian.com - Apr 03 2014]
How to help and where to donate to recovery eff... [Published HeraldNet - Apr 03 2014]
CSB Announces Public Meeting in Anacortes Washi... [Published US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board - Apr 02 2014]
USW Tesoro Council Calls on Company to Improve ... [Published Affton-Shrewsbury Patch - Apr 02 2014]
Tips for visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival [Published Examiner.com - Apr 02 2014]
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McAdams Wright Ragen agrees to merge with Baird [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 10 2014]
McAdams Wright Ragen, Inc. , an investment firm located in Seattle, Washington, has agreed to merge with Baird . Terms of the deal, which are subject to customary regulatory approvals, were not disclosed. Press Release Baird and McAdams Wright Ragen, ...
Environment Pollution - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 17 2014]
EDIS Number: ED-20140317-43045-USA Date / time: 17/03/2014 04:29:39 [UTC] Event: Environment Pollution Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Washington Location: Anacortes [Shell Puget Sound Refinery] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
You Could Get Blown Up By An Exploding Oil Trai... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 13 2014]
AHOil train protesters momentarily block a railroad in South Seattle in January. Last July, the town center of Lac-Megantic in Quebec was practically vaporized, killing 47 people, when a train carrying crude oil extracted from North Dakota's Bakken ...
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