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Skagit County earns Digital Counties honors in annual survey

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County was honored with a national Digital Counties award from the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties.

Skagit County took 7th place in the under-150,000 population category. The annual Digital Counties Survey identifies best technology     (read more)

SR 548 roundabout construction starts Monday, July 16

(BIRCH BAY)– It’s a busy freight route connecting a Whatcom County refinery to Interstate 5 and the access point to summer adventure at Birch Bay State Park. By the middle of August, a new roundabout will help improve safety for those who travel State Route 548 for work or play.

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Washington state renews tourism marketing efforts with the launch of a new board

(OLYMPIA)- Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced the appointment of nine members to the Washington Tourism Marketing Authority Board. The members, from a diversity of backgrounds and regions throughout the state, will oversee a new fund to promote tourism in Washington state.

The board     (read more)

A modified burn ban takes effect July 13 for all of Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- A modified burn ban for all residential and land clearing fires in unincorporated Skagit County will go into effect at noon Friday, July 13, and continue until further notice. Skagit County will no longer issue permits for these activities and existing permits are suspended.     (read more)

NAS Whidbey SAR rescues two climbers on Mount Baker

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued two climbers on Mount Baker, Sunday, July 8th.

The SAR team received word of an injured climber on Mount Baker in the late afternoon of July 8th. After arriving on scene the crew searched for     (read more)

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