Conditional closure criteria revised for Samish River basin

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Water quality in the Samish River basin has improved enough that the state Department of Health has updated the conditional closure criteria for Samish Bay.

The new closure criteria took effect Wednesday, Nov. 1.

“In recent years, we’ve seen far fewer pollution closures in     (read more)

Flight Operations are scheduled at NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)– Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville Monday through Thursday, November 6 - 9. There are no aircraft carrier-based flight training for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island to occur at Ault Field     (read more)

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway

(DIABLO)– For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews and travelers due to forecasted overnight and weekend snow, along with an increased risk of avalanches.

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Enrollment is open for Washington’s GET Program

(OLYMPIA)- The state’s GET 529 prepaid tuition program is now open for a new enrollment period, providing Washington families an opportunity to start saving for future college costs while their children are young. The 2017-2018 enrollment period runs through May 31, 2018.

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Survey: What’s most helpful for your child’s first 1,000 days?

(MOUNT VERNON)- What programs and services could help families with babies in their first 1,000 days of life? Your answers will help inform the work of the Population Health Trust, in partnership with the Children’s Council of Skagit County.

If you are the parent or guardians of a child age 5     (read more)