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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.

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Snowstorms last week have boosted snowpack in the North Cascades from 64% of normal at the end of 2019 to 95% Monday.

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.