Guemes ferry public comment opportunity

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Board of Skagit County Commissioners has determined that the M/V Guemes has reached the end of its useful and economic life and needs to be replaced.

The Board is considering implementing a ferry vessel replacement surcharge (per RCW 36.54.200) of $1.00 per adult passenger     (read more)

Two people have been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting

(BURLINGTON)- A 49-year-old Bellingham man and a 55-year-old Bellingham woman were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Burlington on Monday night.

The Burlington Police Department, in cooperation with Bellingham Police Department and Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department SWAT     (read more)

A drive-by shooting in Burlington is under investigation

(BURLINGTON)- According to a press release, Burlington Police received reports of shots being fired in the area of Spruce St and Cedar St in Burlington at around 9:07 p.m Monday night. 911 callers also reported seeing two vehicles speeding through the area. While responding, officers discovered a     (read more)

Rail-road crossing closures

(SKAGIT COUNTY)– Three rail grade crossings will be closed to through traffic at various times on Tuesday, March 19 between the hours of 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The three at-grade RxR crossings are as follows:

· Colony Road at milepost 0.683 – southwest of State Route 11

· Legg     (read more)

Learn about proposed EMS levy increase April 9; share comments April 16

(MOUNT VERNON)- On Monday, March 12, the Skagit County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution calling for a public hearing to consider a proposition that would continue the Emergency Medical Services Levy. If approved, Skagit County Proposition 1 would appear on the August 2018 primary     (read more)