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The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community will offer residents a one-month extension on their use and occupancy tax payments, giving short-term relief to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weekly unemployment claims in Skagit County surged the final two weeks of March, almost in lockstep with the shutdown of restaurants and bars, the closure of nonessential businesses, and other measures to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Note: In the two days since this story was written, some state and federal recreational lands have closed. The state Department of Fish & Wildlife and the North Cascades National Park Service Complex closed such facilities as campgrounds, boat ramps, access roads and wildlife areas effec…

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The fight continues to protect an elusive animal found in the North Cascades and other mountain regions of the western United States as several nonprofits have filed a lawsuit against the federal agencies responsible for administering the Endangered Species Act.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The COVID-19 pandemic brought an early end to an annual program hosted by the state Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group at area schools.

First semester honor roll for Concrete middle and high schools. To qualify, students must ha… Read more