School budget public hearing set

The School Board will hold a public hearing Thursday evening on a proposed $28 million budget for the coming school year.

Primary Vote Update

Very little has changed with Wednesday afternoon’s vote update. It appears that the county has tallied an additional 2,000 vote over the initial vote count from Tuesday night. In the County Commissioner, Dist. 1 race, Republican Ron Wesen is the clear leader with 50% of the vote, with Democrat Bill Turner in second place. The two will be in the general election.

Wesen & Turner to face off

With first election returns in for Skagit County, it looks like Republican Ron Wesen, with 50 percent of the votes, and Democrat Bill Turner, with 37 percent, will face each other in the general election for the County Commissioner, District 1.

New Planning Director named

The City has chosen Ryan Larsen, the brother of Congressman Rick Larsen, as the new City Planning Director for Anacortes, replacing Ian Munce.

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