NEWS

10 cases of mumps now identified in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)_ As of March 13, 2017, Skagit County Public Health has identified ten cases of mumps in Skagit County, including five students in the Mount Vernon School District. No cases have been identified in any other Skagit County school districts.

Mumps can be easily transmitted from     (read more)

Changes proposed for stormwater, wastewater permit fees

(OLYMPIA)– To help recoup the costs to implement the state’s water quality permitting program that protects lakes, rivers and marine waters from pollution, the Department of Ecology is proposing an increase in annual fees that industries, local governments and others pay to be covered by     (read more)

Public invited to learn about upcoming Mount Baker Highway improvement projects

(GLACIER)– A slew of highway improvement projects along State Route 542, also known as the Mount Baker Highway, kick off this summer and will continue for the next few years. The Washington State Department of Transportation will host an open house next week to talk about these projects and     (read more)

County to consider 10-year facility lease agreement with the Skagit Valley Family YMCA on March 7

(MOUNT VERNON)- Local basketball teams will have the chance to play their games on a brand-new, NCAA-sized court for the next 10 years thanks to an innovative facility lease agreement between Skagit County and the Skagit Valley Family YMCA.

The Skagit County Board of Commissioners, Parks and     (read more)

Mumps cases confirmed in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- As of Feb. 14, 2017, Skagit County Public Health has confirmed three cases of mumps in Skagit County, including one student in the Mount Vernon School District.

Because mumps can be easily transmitted from person to person, Skagit County Public Health recommends that unimmunized     (read more)