OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and state schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced Monday that due to the coronavirus outbreak schools will remain physically closed for the remainder of the school year and that the state’s more than 1.2 million public and private K-12 student…
LA CONNER — Shirley Makela and Brent McElroy wanted to make sure people didn't forget about La Conner or the businesses in town while being stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BURLINGTON — Like many teens, Burlington-Edison High School senior Preston Rivas is interested in computer science.
We are all experiencing a different type of community issue with the COVID-19 pandemic. We are truly all in this together as no one is immune from this virus.
SPRING QUARTER: Spring quarter at Skagit Valley College will begin April 7, but classes will be conducted online.
MOUNT VERNON — Every card is unique, from a prim-looking cactus to an owl wearing a face mask.
The continued closure of schools throughout the state has caused school districts and teachers to get creative with how they interact with their students.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of a half-marathon in Lake Stevens, Grace Visker wondered how she was going to meet her goal of running a half-marathon every month.
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit Valley College men's soccer team has filled its coaching vacancy.
La Conner girls’ basketball standout Justine Benson has picked up another postseason honor.
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…
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.
Heads down, eyes trained on the water and walking sticks in hand, Hal Lee and Jim Johnson made their way one sunny March morning along an old side channel of the Skagit River.
Thanks to a partnership with Seattle City Light, the state Department of Ecology is now providing 340 property owners with a legal water source and has the capacity to provide water for about 1,000 more.
Cleanup plans are being proposed for a former landfill in Anacortes and are being drawn up for the city’s former water treatment plant along the Skagit River west of Mount Vernon.