Skagit County Commissioners recently signed a resolution declaring Oct. 2-5 as Flood Awareness Week in Skagit County. The threat of extreme flooding usually occurs between October and March in the Skagit Valley, according to Public Works. Several training sessions for Public Works staff members are scheduled to protect the public in the event of a flood. For information, contact 360-419-3461 or danb@co.skagit.wa.us.

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