Report Coyote Issues Throughout Anacortes

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The Anacortes Police Department is recommending all domestic pets be kept indoors overnight or locked securely in a pen outdoors due to raccoon and coyote problems peaking.

Residents are asked to call local state Department of Fish and Wildlife agents for coyote issues at 360-902-2936.

Other licensed trappers in the area can be reached at: (360) 739-7101, (360) 854-7629 and (206) 323-5660.

More information: www.wdfw.wa.gov

March 19: Free State Parks Day

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Deception Pass and other parks throughout Washington will allow entrance without a Discover Pass on Sunday, March 19, in recognition of Washington State Parks turning 104 years old.

The Discover Pass is regularly $30 for an annual pass and $10 for a day pass and is required for vehicle access to state recreation lands managed by Washington State Parks, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Department of Natural Resources.

Additional free days this year include April 15, April 22, June 3, and June 10.

For more information, visit www.DiscoverPass.wa.gov.