Community News

Emily Wilder and journalism's longstanding Achilles' heel – partisans who cry bias

When the Associated Press fired Emily Wilder for violating its social media policy, it caused a firestorm in the media industry. Critics noted that the firing came only days after GOP activists called her biased, re-animating an ongoing debate about how responsible news organizations should deal with such accusations.

Parade and Fireworks set for July Fourth

The City of Anacortes will be celebrating our nation’s Independence Day on Sunday, July 4th, 2021. This year the city will have a firework display and a Patriotic Parade. The City is pleased to restart this Anacortes tradition. 

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,292 Confirmed Skagit Cases
450-459 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

350 Hospitalizations
74 Deaths
60,507 Fully Vaccinated
68,483 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

409,361 Confirmed Cases Statewide
24,879 Hospitalizations

5,800 Deaths Statewide
3,591,808 Fully Vaccinated
4,103,615 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6:00 pm, June 15, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times