Mumps cases confirmed in Skagit County

As of Feb. 14, 2017, Skagit County Public Health has confirmed three cases of mumps in Skagit County, including one student in the Mount Vernon School District.

Come aboard SHIP for an unforgettable Northwest adventure

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Its attributes are mind-boggling, from trails and boardwalks through 25 acres of freshwater wetlands to an inviting 2,000-foot sandy beach with sub tidal eelgrass beds and all of the creatures drawn by that rich marine environment.

Police Blotter, February 3 - 9, 2017

Police arrested and charged a man with DUI and hit-and-run in connection with hitting a building in his pickup, driving across a residential lawn and then through a commercial alleyway.

Kris Lytton's Legislative Report, Feb. 8, 2017

This week, my colleagues and I heard testimony from teachers, parents, principals, school district administrators, and advocate groups on the two proposed education funding plans put forth.

County has funds for homeless services

More than a million dollars is available for local public-interest organizations to invest in projects that support affordable housing or homeless services.