Full closure of SR 532 starts Friday, Aug. 11

(STANWOOD)– Travelers have a few weeks to plan ahead for an approximate two-week closure of State Route 532 near Stanwood. Highway users will be detoured onto county roads starting 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, while crews replace a culvert under the highway.

Washington State Department of     (read more)

Parents, make sure your kids have updated vaccines for school

(MOUNT VERNON)- Backpacks. Pencils. Notebooks. Vaccines? As you send your kids back to school, Skagit County Public Health encourages you to make sure their vaccinations are updated.

Updated vaccine requirements for schools and daycares can be found on the state Department of Health website:     (read more)

Public meeting Sept. 7 for Lafayette Road improvement project

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Residents and drivers who regularly use Lafayette Road are invited to a public meeting Sept. 7 to learn more about plans to widen and improve the road.

The meeting runs from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Burlington Public Library, 820 E. Washington Ave. Skagit County     (read more)

Parts of Whidbey Island are closed to shellfish harvesting

(WHIDBEY ISLAND)- In Island County, the west side of Whidbey Island from Bush Point north to the Skagit County line is now closed to harvesting all species of shellfish due to marine biotoxins. This area is closed for the recreational (sport) harvesting for all species including clams, geoduck,     (read more)

Anacortes/Sidney ferry service canceled Wednesday, Aug. 30, for repairs to Hyak

(ANACORTES)– Anyone who has had issues with their vehicle’s coolant system knows it could be a serious problem. That’s why Washington State Ferries maintenance crews are taking the Hyak out of service next Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Crews on the Hyak, which is currently assigned to the San Juan     (read more)