Bells will still ring outside Safeway and The Market this holiday season, though the Salvation Army will have some adaptations to their annual fundraisers, with an emphasis on virtual giving.

COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising in Skagit County as new cases continue their record-breaking climb, and health officials are bracing for more as the holidays bring people together.

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As the Anacortes School District works toward more in-person learning, it took time to thank its school bus drivers last week for the services they are providing to the community and the challenges they will face in the coming weeks.