A public meeting is scheduled on July 2nd for the McLean Road paving project

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Residents and drivers who regularly use McLean Road are invited to a public meeting July 2 to learn more about a paving project set for this summer.

The meeting runs from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the McLean Road Fire Department, 15452 Beaver Marsh Road, Mount Vernon. Skagit     (read more)

Landing Practice operations are scheduled for NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field and the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., June 25th thru June 29th.

People living in local communities should remain aware that the aforementioned operations are     (read more)

NAS Whidbey SAR rescues two climbers in the Cascades

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued two people on Forbidden Peak in the Cascade Mountains, Tuesday, June 19th.

The SAR team of five was notified of two climbers needing rescue on Forbidden Peak late that evening. When they     (read more)

Countywide road chip seal program planned to start the week of June 25

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- With the return of warm weather comes the return of Skagit County’s chip seal program. Starting next week, crews hope to begin work to chip seal roads across the county.

Drivers near Bow can expect to see the first crews starting work Monday, June 25 – depending on the     (read more)

Guemes Ferry surcharge will take effect August 1

(GUEMES ISLAND)- A surcharge on Guemes Island Ferry fares will take effect starting Aug. 1, 2018. The Skagit County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the surcharge on Monday, June 18.

Skagit County Public Works Ferry Division presented three different surcharge options to the Board     (read more)