NAS Whidbey SAR completes a busy weekend with five rescues

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island conducted five rescues over the weekend beginning Friday, August 10, through Monday, August 13.

On Friday, a SAR team picked up a female patient suffering from a severe reaction to a bee sting on a     (read more)

Skagit County was recognized with Smart Communities award

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County officially received the 2018 Governor’s Smart Communities Award today for its innovative partnership with the city of Mount Vernon and state Department of Ecology on the Community Justice Center Brownfield Redevelopment. The award was first announced in May 2018.
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Field Carrier Landing Practice schedule change at NAS Whidbey Island

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- There is a change to the aircraft carrier-based flight training operations, which are scheduled to occur at Ault Field the week of August 13-19. Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training operations on Friday, August 17 are scheduled for Ault Field for the afternoon only,     (read more)

Landing Practice operations are scheduled for NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field the week of August 13-19, 2018. There are no Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training operations scheduled for the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash. during that week.
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Retail sales hit $37.6 billion in first quarter 2018

(OLYMPIA)- A bump in construction and lawn and garden supplies and equipment sales helped boost the state’s taxable retail sales in first quarter of 2018. The sales increased by 10.3 percent over the same period in 2017, reaching $37.6 billion.

Retail trade, a subset of all taxable retail sales     (read more)