A listing of school board meetings scheduled for this week in Skagit County

A list of government meetings scheduled for next week

Skagit County’s first major flood of the season — and the first in at least 15 years — could have been more catastrophic if not for the dams that regulate the flow of the Skagit and Baker rivers, according to the federal agency that oversees operations of those dams during flood events.

Mount Vernon woodworker Amos Grey enjoys the laid-back atmosphere of Skagit County

ANACORTES — After two years as Island Hospital CEO, Charles Hall is leaving the position, effective Dec. 3, the Board of Commissioners announced.

As back-to-back weather systems bring what the National Weather Service calls “excessive rain” to the region, another round of major flooding is forecast for the Skagit River this weekend and into next week.

The towns of Hamilton and Lyman are preparing their 2022 budgets for adoption at their Dec. 16 town council meetings.

With floodwaters lingering in parts of Skagit County, the National Weather Service announced Tuesday that more heavy rain is on the way.

CONCRETE — The town of Concrete on Monday reviewed a draft $2.9 million budget for 2022 and approved increases for local property taxes and the utility tax rate.

Government meetings scheduled for next week in Skagit County

Katz, a 69-year-old retiree who lives in Anacortes, serves on the Skagit County Board of Health

After a year of drought and record-breaking heat, Skagit County farms this week had to deal with another extreme weather event in the form of flooding.

A listing of school board meetings scheduled for this week in Skagit County

Among recent police activity this week was the arrest of a woman who was allegedly selling drugs, including counterfeit pills believed to be laced with fentanyl

Among court cases heard Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court were ones involving arson and sexual assault of a minor