SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Ken and Gwen Kossman have been dancing together since the 1990s, but when Gwen Kossman was diagnosed with dementia eight years ago, many of the things the two loved to do became harder.
Debra Lancaster, executive director of United Way of Skagit County, plans to retire in June after 10 years in the position.
BURLINGTON — Lunchtime at West View Elementary School lasts more than two hours.
ANACORTES — The Anacortes Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at a gas station.
CONWAY — The Conway School District is asking voters in the Feb. 11 special election to approve two levy proposals that will keep the district operating at its current level.
Skagit Ag Summit set for Jan. 31
With more mountain snow and heavy rain ahead, the Samish and Skagit rivers are among those in Western Washington that may flood this week.
MOUNT VERNON — While many celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day off Monday, students at Skagit Valley College celebrated it with a day in service.
ANACORTES — Camryn Kerr scored a team-high 17 points and the Anacortes girls’ basketball team held its opponent to seven points in the second half Tuesday in a 59-24 win over Lakewood.
MOUNT VERNON — The Peninsula women’s basketball team suited up and played 10 in its Northwest Athletic Conference game Monday against Skagit Valley College.
BURLINGTON — It was tough to tell the Burlington-Edison girls’ basketball team hadn’t played a game in over a week by the final score of Monday night’s game.
MOUNT VERNON — Victoria Heino had to wait two years, but as she and the rest of the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team charge into the home stretch of their season, it’s turned out to be worth the wait.
LACEY — Two Mount Vernon wrestlers earned titles Saturday at the River Ridge Rumble.
The catch-and-release steelhead fishery held on the Skagit River the past two years will not be held in 2020 due to a forecast indicating a low number of fish may return to spawn.
After five years of scooping up samples from the beach at Deception Pass State Park’s Bowman Bay and finding only sand and pebbles, a group of volunteers made an exciting discovery.
As annual regional fisheries negotiations get underway for 2020, changes may be proposed for how sockeye salmon are managed in the Skagit River and Baker Lake.
ROCKPORT — About 35 people braved the cold and rain Saturday morning on the lookout for Skagit Valley’s annual winter visitors — the bald eagles that perch high in trees on the river banks in search of salmon.