NAS Whidbey Island SAR conducts two rescues

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team of five from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island conducted two rescues on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The first rescue was near Lake Cushman on Mount Washington at 4,500 feet and the second rescue was at 8,700 feet on the south side of Mount Baker     (read more)

Paving work starts May 30 near Conway, Skagit Airport

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- With the return of warm weather comes the return of road construction season. Three Skagit County Public Works paving projects are set to kick off at the end of the month near Conway and the Port of Skagit Airport.

Contractor crews with Granite Construction plan to begin the     (read more)

New local response plans help Washington communities prepare for train, pipeline oil spills

(LACEY)– New oil spill response plans from the Washington Department of Ecology will address the increasing chance of oil spills along train routes in central and eastern Washington.

Six out of 11 new draft plans released for the public to review will cover areas on the east side of the     (read more)

SR 20/North Cascades Highway is open

(DIABLO) – With the rev of some engines and the swing of the gate, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway has reopened for 2017. Opening for the upcoming summer season not only provides drivers another option to cross the Cascades but reconnects US Bike Route 10 between Skagit and Okanogan     (read more)

E. College Way lane closure

(MOUNT VERNON)- Crews will be repaving the drive for Hawthorne Funeral Home and Memorial at 1825 E College Way in Mount Vernon on Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12.
A portion of E College Way will be closed for parking their work trucks. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days.     (read more)

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