NEWS

Mumps cases confirmed in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- As of Feb. 14, 2017, Skagit County Public Health has confirmed three cases of mumps in Skagit County, including one student in the Mount Vernon School District.

Because mumps can be easily transmitted from person to person, Skagit County Public Health recommends that unimmunized     (read more)

Funding available to support homeless services, affordable housing

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- More than a million dollars is available for local public-interest organizations to invest in projects that support affordable housing or homeless services.

Interested organizations must submit letter(s) of interest to Skagit County by 3 p.m. Friday, March 3, with full proposal     (read more)

Auditor’s Office earns excellence in financial reporting award

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently awarded Skagit County the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for fiscal year 2015 – the highest form of recognition for government accounting and financial     (read more)

A body was discovered on a welfare check

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office was asked to check on the welfare of an 84 year old man living in the unincorporated area of Anacortes yesterday. The man had not been seen or heard from in over a week. Deputies responded and located a body believed to be that of the man. A     (read more)

Aircraft carrier-based flight training at NAS Whidbey Island

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)– Aircraft carrier-based flight training for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island is scheduled to occur at Ault Field Monday, Jan. 23 through Friday, Jan 27. No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in     (read more)

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