The Islands' Weekly
The license plate for stewardship passes state legislature

The special license plate legislation has passed both chambers of the Legislature by overwhelming margins. Senate Bill 5919 and House Bill 1996 dedicate the sale of the specialty license plate, designed by island artist Nancy Spaulding, to raise funds for local stewardship programs. … Read More

Go Skagit
Sen. Lovelett resigns Anacortes council seat

ANACORTES — Newly appointed state Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, resigned her seat Monday on the Anacortes City Council.
Lovelett said she doesn’t believe she could have managed the workload of both jobs.
“The reality is, I won’t really have time,” she said, calling the decision bittersweet.
Lovelett was appointed Feb. 5 to replace Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, as the senator representing the 40th Legislative District.
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The Washington State Wire
Liz Lovelett picked to represent 40th Legislative District

Anacortes City Council member Liz Lovelett was selected Tuesday to fill the vacancy in the 40th Legislative District in the state senate. Lovelett, in her sixth year on the city council, lists among her priorities affordable housing, homelessness prevention and the environment. … Read More

Q13 Fox
Liz Lovelett appointed to Washington Senate seat

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A member of the Anacortes City Council will replace former Sen. Kevin Ranker in the Washington state Senate. The Bellingham Herald reports Democrat Liz Lovelett was appointed to the seat Tuesday following a vote by a special joint session of the boards and councils of Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties, which make up the 40th District. … Read More