Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled for NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field on Wednesday and Thursday, January 17 and 18. No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville the week of January     (read more)

A new director has been hired for the county’s Planning and Development Services department

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Skagit County Board of Commissioners recently announced the selection of a new director to lead the county’s Planning and Development Services department.

Hal H. Hart will start Monday, Jan. 29. He has more than 20 years’ experience in rural and urban planning, most     (read more)

First flu-related death confirmed in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County Public Health was notified of a laboratory-confirmed Influenza A death on Monday, Jan. 8. This is the first confirmed death in Skagit County for this flu season.
The Skagit County woman, older than 65 years, died in late December. She had chronic medical conditions     (read more)

Police are looking for a suspect in an attempted robbery

(BURLINGTON)- Burlington Police were dispatched to a convenience store on Burlington Blvd at around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning for an attempted robbery. The suspect entered the store brandishing what appeared to be a silver colored pistol, approached the register, and made his demand. The suspect     (read more)

The state christens the newest ferry Suquamish

(SEATTLE)– A sparkling white and green Washington state ferry is the center of attention at Vigor’s Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle today as the Washington State Department of Transportation christened Suquamish, the fleet’s fourth Olympic Class vessel.

In a traditional maritime ceremony,     (read more)

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