NEWS

Road Usage Charge Pilot Project rolling forward

(OLYMPIA)– The Washington Road Usage Charge Pilot Project has successfully enrolled 2,000 drivers from across the state to explore a new way to fund state transportation improvements. Over the next 12 months, these drivers will have an opportunity to test how a road usage charge could work in     (read more)

NAS Whidbey Island encourages drone safety

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- Recreational drones have become increasingly common in our national skies, for several different reasons. Flying drones for recreational purposes can be a lot of fun and have many beneficial uses. However, they can also be dangerous.

Officials at Naval Air Station (NAS)     (read more)

Guemes ferry public comment opportunity

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Board of Skagit County Commissioners has determined that the M/V Guemes has reached the end of its useful and economic life and needs to be replaced.

The Board is considering implementing a ferry vessel replacement surcharge (per RCW 36.54.200) of $1.00 per adult passenger     (read more)

Two people have been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting

(BURLINGTON)- A 49-year-old Bellingham man and a 55-year-old Bellingham woman were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Burlington on Monday night.

The Burlington Police Department, in cooperation with Bellingham Police Department and Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department SWAT     (read more)

A drive-by shooting in Burlington is under investigation

(BURLINGTON)- According to a press release, Burlington Police received reports of shots being fired in the area of Spruce St and Cedar St in Burlington at around 9:07 p.m Monday night. 911 callers also reported seeing two vehicles speeding through the area. While responding, officers discovered a     (read more)