With several COVID-19 vaccines working their way through the regulatory process, local ities are creating plans for distribution.
n The Anacortes City Council will meet online at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, remotely, for a discussion and possible action on the city's 2021 budget. Listen in by calling 1-253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 892-5564-6791. The meeting is also available at us02web.zoom.us/j/89255646791.
At 87 years old, Bob Kager needed someplace new to keep his firewood, other than the shed too far away from his door or the rotting wood deck outside it.
The year 2020 is coming to an end and it has certainly been one of many challenges. One trend that we have been noticing is animal complaints involving dogs.
A 66-year-old Anacortes man has been charged in Skagit County Superior Court in relation to a Thanksgiving Day incident in which he allegedly stole a car that had two people inside.
MOUNT VERNON — A 20-year-old Skagit County man was arrested Tuesday for investigation of felony hit-and-run after a vehicle he was allegedly driving last week struck a 16-year-old Mount Vernon girl as she crossed the street.
MARCH POINT — Hands flat against the trunk of the tree, neck craned skyward, volunteer Rachel VanBoven counted how many nests she could see in the branches of a large maple on March Point.
Two local salmon habitat projects are getting a boost in funding as part of a $918,700 grant package announced Thursday.
Skagit County Hearing Examiner Wick Dufford on Monday approved the expansion of a gravel and sand mine on Fidalgo Island.
The state Recreation and Conservation Office is recommending the state allocate $2 million for expanding Deception Pass State Park.
MOUNT VERNON — Early in the year, Mount Vernon police officer Jon Gerondale and LaVenture Middle School migrant family liaison Elia Solis had an idea they hoped would help bring the school community together: a block party.
LA CONNER REOPENING COMMITTEE: In preparation for the eventual re-opening of its schools, the La Conner School District is assembling a committee of stakeholders to create a plan.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all districts are holding their school board meetings electronically. Therefore, all districts ask that public comment be delivered electronically or dropped off at district offices. For information, visit district websites.
BURLINGTON — The Burlington-Edison School District is hoping to help combat cold and flu season by providing families the information and tools they need in order to know when to keep their kids away from others.
OLYPMIA, Wash. (AP) — Police arrested a 27-year-old man participating in a rally in support of President Donald Trump after he allegedly fired a gun at counterprotesters during a violent clash near the Washington state Capitol.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six months ago, Apple and Google introduced a new smartphone tool designed to notify people who might have been exposed to the coronavirus, without disclosing any personal information. But for the most part, Americans haven't been all that interested.
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in northeastern Minnesota shot and killed a man after he fled officers who were investigating a shoplifting report, ities said.
SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (Nasdaq: CTIC) today announced an oral presentation supporting the Company's pacritinib development program in the prevention of acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) at the 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, being held virtually December 5-8, 2020. The results are from an investigator-sponsored Phase 1/2 study conducted at the Mayo Clinic and Moffit Cancer Center.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When former state Sen. Terry Care went to the Nevada Legislature in 2013 to lobby for a bill to bind presidential electors to the candidate that receives the most votes, he didn't consider it to be urgent or a top priority.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. House has passed a bill to reduce the deadliness of landslides a day after one in Alaska, though the motivation for the proposed law came from a 2014 Washington state landslide.
In the race for a seat on the Skagit Public Utility District board, Andrew Miller has a solid lead over opponent Ken Goodwin after tonight's initial vote count.
40th Legislative District Democrats have comfortable leads to retain their seats after an initial vote count tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, he said Friday. The positive test comes a month until the election and after the president has spent the year largely downplaying the threat of the virus.
‘Tis the season to replace the smell of hand sanitizer with that of a freshly cut tree.
The vast majority of Skagit County businesses are complying with emergency rules to curb the spread of COVID-19. A few have been cited and fined for violations.
MOUNT VERNON — Shoppers turned out Saturday to support local shops in a year that has been especially tough on small businesses.