NEWS

The state proposes a plan for a $112.7 million VW settlement

(OLYMPIA)– Washington state aims to turn an environmental scandal into an opportunity to transform the transportation system and improve air quality under a new proposal released Thursday.

The plan would use $112.7 million the state is eligible to receive from a federal settlement with     (read more)

Flight Operations are scheduled at NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville on Monday, November 20, and Tuesday, November 21. No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field the week of     (read more)

Are you tobacco-free? Join the Great American Smokeout today

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County Public Health encourages everyone to commit (or recommit) to living a healthy, tobacco-free lifestyle today, Nov. 16, as part of the Great American Smokeout.

“The best way for smokers to improve their health is to quit cigarettes and other forms of combustible     (read more)

Nature’s Path to assist Blaine environmental work

(BLAINE)– Nature’s Path Foods, USA, Inc. will help the city of Blaine purchase land and restore streambank along Cain Creek, under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology.

The $29,000 package of environmental projects will settle the company’s appeal of a 2016     (read more)

Mount Vernon Police responded to a fatality collision on Sunday night

(MOUNT VERNON)- According to a news release from the Mount Vernon Police Department, police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of S. 15th Street and E. Kincaid Street on Sunday evening at 8:16 p.m. Initial reports indicated two vehicles were involved, and an occupant of one     (read more)

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