The World of Outlaws’ visit to Skagit Speedway, usually one of the track's most anticipated weekends of the year, will gain an extra day and a brand-new name in 2021. 

High school sports in Skagit County will return to action Tuesday for the first time since March.

The start of the new year is a great time to hunt for waterfowl, cast for fish in winter lakes, and enjoy the annual spectacle of bald eagles, snow geese, elk and other wintering wildlife.

Skagit Valley College's fall and winter sports seasons will start later than expected — and the seasons for every sport will look very different when they do get underway.

In recent years, if there was racing at Skagit Speedway, you could be almost certain to find Harold Beitler in his familiar chair atop the control tower, where he greeted visitors, playfully teased children — and adults — and kept an insightful eye on the races.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Olivia Isakson's dream of playing soccer at the NCAA Division I level became a reality Wednesday when the Sedro-Woolley High School senior signed a letter of intent to play for Seattle University.

Two state Department of Fish & Wildlife officials will take questions from the public in an online open house from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Under a new set of guidelines carefully developed by high school athletic directors in Skagit County, local high school athletes can now get an experience closer to the practices and competitions they’re used to.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved razor clam digging through Wednesday after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat.

Local high schools have begun workouts while adhering to strict pandemic regulations. The Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association is allowing schools to hold workouts from Sept. 28 to Nov. 30.

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Participants in the 2020 Trek for Treasure didn't care the annual event was scaled back by the COVID-19 pandemic.

ALGER — Skagit Speedway wrapped up one of the most unusual seasons in the track's long history late Thursday with something that wasn't so unusual — some exciting wins and three champions.

A 17-year-old driver held off several tough challenges at Skagit Speedway to author a tough performance of his own — and claim a checkered flag.