NEWS

Prevedal Road closure

(SKAGIT COUNTY)– Prevedal Road will be closed north of the Lyman City Limits from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The closure is necessary to conduct roadway, shoulder, and bank repair. There is no detour route for the closure. The closure will be accessible to Emergency     (read more)

Vouchers offered for disposal of flood-damaged debris

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County residents who suffered flood damage during the Thanksgiving weekend can pick up vouchers for free disposal of flood-damaged items and debris beginning Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

Residents can pick up the vouchers in person at the Commissioners Administration Building,     (read more)

USS Shoup and USS Kidd return to Everett Homeport Dec. 10

(EVERETT)- Washington-based ships assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG 11) will return on Dec. 10 following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Shoup (DDG 86) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) will return to their homeport of Naval     (read more)

Skagit County approves 2018 operating budget

(MOUNT VERNON)- Skagit County formally approved its 2018 operating budget on Monday. The Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to pass the $209.2 million budget.

The approved 2018 budget represents a 7.3 percent decrease from the 2017 budget, due in part to completion of the Community     (read more)

Naval Station Everett Emergency Response Exercise Dec. 5-6

(EVERETT)- Naval Station Everett will be conducting an exercise for emergency responders on Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 6. Exercise participants on base will be using blank rounds to simulate gunfire from 9-10 a.m. on Dec. 5 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Dec. 6.

This exercise scenario will     (read more)