SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The city of Sedro-Woolley has selected Doug Merriman to become its next city supervisor.
The Anacortes School Board announced Tuesday it will interview eight candidates to become the school district’s next superintendent.
Jerry Corrion found a piece of history in a friend’s field, among housing-remodel debris and a thicket of blackberries.
Kayak manufacturer opens new Burlington facility
The Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve (COER) is asking a federal judge to require the Navy to roll back the number of EA-18G Growler practice flights at Outlying Field Coupeville to pre-2019 levels until a lawsuit over the number of Growler flights is settled.
ANACORTES — When Andrew Fischer and Joseph Parsons pulled their carrot cake cupcakes out of the oven at Anacortes Middle School, the cupcakes were golden brown and piping hot.
SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH: The Mount Vernon School District is inviting the community to participate in its superintendent search.
MOUNT VERNON — The Burlington-Edison girls’ basketball team just keeps rolling along and the Tigers continued the trend Monday night in the Bi-District 2A Tournament at Mount Vernon High School.
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit Valley College men’s basketball team got back to its winning ways Saturday night against Whatcom.
BURLINGTON — Offense was no problem Saturday for the Burlington-Edison boys’ basketball team.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Three Burlington-Edison girls won regional wrestling titles Saturday to gain momentum for next weekend’s Mat Classic, the two-day state championship tournament at the Tacoma Dome.
ANACORTES — Jacob Erickson posted top preliminary times twice as the Anacortes boys’ swimming and diving team kicked off its postseason run Friday in its home pool at the 2A Bi-District Meet.
Four nonprofits filed a joint lawsuit Tuesday against the state Department of Fish & Wildlife for issuing a permit for steelhead farms in the marine waters of Skagit and Kitsap counties.
BARNEY LAKE — The surroundings were quiet when a group of 20 people gathered in northeast Mount Vernon before dawn Saturday, wearing coats and knit caps and thanking the sky for keeping the rain at bay.
Amid discussions about restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades and the recent reintroduction of cat-like creatures called fishers to the region, conservation groups are seeking protection for another elusive carnivore that was historically more common in area mountains.
In an effort to identify more pieces of the puzzle affecting endangered Southern Resident orca whales, a nonprofit research group is looking to examine the stomach contents of chinook salmon caught in areas of the Salish Sea.
ANACORTES — With headlamps glowing and rubber boots crunching across the beach, a group of four volunteers led by the state Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Mariko Langness ventured in the darkness Monday night toward the Guemes Channel shoreline at N Avenue Park.
Cooke Aquaculture has been granted approval from the state Department of Fish & Wildlife to replace Atlantic salmon at its floating fish farms in Puget Sound with native steelhead.