Skagit County COVID Update, June 22, 2022

Skagit County’s 7-day case rate has increased by 25 percent since last week and our 7-day hospitalization rate has decreased by 26 percent.

First Heat Wave of the Year Coming This Weekend

After an unusually cool and wet spring, a rapid warm-up is expected late this week, with temperatures peaking Saturday through Monday across western Washington.

Sobering Lessons in Untying the Knot of a Homeless Crisis

The homeless tragedy in Portland, Oregon, now spills well beyond the downtown core, creating a crisis of conscience for a fiercely liberal city that has generously invested in homeless support services.

Police Blotter, June 10 - 15, 2022

Two thefts reported from the same location; one from store, the other from someone who said his cart had been taken.

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