MOUNT VERNON — Ballots for the Feb. 12 special election are being mailed today, and voters in the Burlington-Edison, Concrete, La Conner and Mount Vernon school districts will decide on measures related to school funding.
A 20-year-old Burlington man is facing six drug-related charges after an investigation found he was allegedly selling cocaine.
The following are criminal cases heard Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court:
A 33-year-old Mount Vernon man was arrested early Wednesday morning after several 911 calls reported gunfire in the area of East Viewmont Drive.
Following a standing-room only presentation in December, state forester Kevin Zobrist is again slated to speak about the emerging issue of dead and dying trees.
The slender green leaves of eelgrass that sway in the waters of Padilla, Samish and Skagit bays are widely recognized as key habitat for species including salmon, crab and great blue herons.
The Skagit Marine Resources Committee is accepting applications for its Salish Sea Stewards program.
MOUNT VERNON — A growing elk herd in the area has become a costly nuisance, particularly for farmers east of Sedro-Woolley.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — At Evergreen Elementary School on Wednesday, kids learned about salmon, stars and everything in between — all in about two hours.
SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY: The Mount Vernon School District is looking to fill an opening on its school board.
n The Anacortes School Board will meet at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the district board room, 2200 M Ave. asd103.org or 360-503-1211.
ANACORTES — The Anacortes School District is discussing whether to change start times at four of its seven schools.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.
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WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — Banner Corp. (BANR) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $37.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb.
SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials are investigating a suspected case of the measles in King County.
OLYMPIA — A state senator who was under investigation following allegations of improper conduct has resigned days ahead of the start of the legislative session.
Here's a quick look at how voting is going in Skagit County based on the Tuesday night tally. After a second count for the night, 12,517 ballots had been counted, and the next count is set to occur Wednesday afternoon.
Whether or not Americans like the direction the country is headed under current leadership, a majority tend to agree that the partisan divide is growing.