SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Not having the necessary outdoor gear used to be a major problem.

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Of the eight incoming juniors joining the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association's LEAP Committee, two hail from Skagit County.

ALGER — Two of the three races at Skagit Speedway late Thursday saw late, dramatic moves by the eventual winners.

After two weeks of second-place sprint car finishes, Colton Heath pulled off a win in the 360 class Thursday night at Skagit Speedway in Alger.

Brock Lemley authored a thrilling sprint car finish Thursday night, taking the 360 class checkered flag at Skagit Speedway in Alger by a mere .048 of a second.

Fans will be able to hear the roar of the engines and watch furious finishes Thursday at Skagit Speedway — they'll just need an internet connection to do so.

Skagit Valley College men's basketball coach Carl Howell has added two assistant coaches after a high-profile first season at the helm of the Cardinals.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comment on proposed rules for this year’s recreational and commercial salmon fishing seasons.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — For a decade, Trek for Treasure participants have overcome plenty of obstacles in their quest to win the competition.

ALGER — The grandstands will be empty and the drivers will be practicing rather than racing, but Skagit Speedway will see its first action of the season Saturday on its clay banked oval.

High school state tournaments for all team sports will be seeded by committee instead of by computer rankings, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Executive Board decided earlier this month.

BURLINGTON — Jackson Reisner made the decision at the end of his prep basketball career to attend and play for Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.

ANACORTES — Sonja Erlandson is an athlete. Running, basketball, swimming — the 32-year-old Anacortes resident does it all. If the window valance in her bedroom decorated from end-to-end with medals is an indication, she does them well.

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Though Emma Carlton’s swim season at Texas A&M University was cut short because of COVID-19, the Mount Vernon grad still made a splash.

In a school year filled with historic accomplishments for Mount Vernon Christian in the classroom and on the playing fields, the Hurricanes received a state honor last week.

One of the most competitive college volleyball programs in NCAA Division II will have a Burlington-Edison standout on its roster next season.

Continued low returns of some key chinook salmon stocks are expected to limit numerous state salmon fisheries for the upcoming season, state fisheries managers announced Monday.