Astoria, Ore., a huge salmon packing town in days gone by, borrowed Anacortes’ historic salmon label trash can idea and is honoring its marine heritage just as we do.
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Why not open a community-owned general store? Sell some stock and then stock the shelves.
What better way to celebrate the giving season than to buy presents for our six public schools?
The Anacortes American newsroom got some gift ideas from principals and set out with $50 to spend on each school. The only requirements: shop local and at least try to stay in budget (that means no new playground equipment).
With about a month left to get your Christmas shopping done, don’t forget to check your local shops — and think about donating to your favorite charity. ’Tis the season.
Visions of shrimp pots last spring made for a great Anacortes American Holiday Guide cover you can check out in this week’s paper.
Anacortes firefighters will wear pink shirts rather than blue ones for the first part of this week.