Police Blotter, August 5 - 10, 2018

A camping enthusiast who stole a $200 Coleman 5-person dome tent is in for a treat should the their actually use the tent.

Another roundabout coming

Roundabout construction detours

Residents will have to deal with a few detours for about three weeks in the area of 32nd Street and D Avenue, where a single-lane roundabout will be constructed starting next week.

Wildfire smoke from regional fires in the air here

Forecasts call for some wildfire smoke to reach Skagit County this week. Periodic east winds could bring in smoke from fires in the North Cascades, causing air quality to deteriorate to “Moderate” or “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” on occasion.

City Launches First Bike/Ped Greenway

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The city this weekend launched the first of several planned Greenways, marked routes aimed at getting citizens moving on bikes and on foot using quiet, low-traffic side streets.