NEWS

NAS Whidbey Island SAR rescues injured an skier off Mt. Baker and two hikers off Mt. Ellinor

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)– A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island conducted two rescues this past weekend, one on Friday night, June 23 and another on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The first rescue was on Mount Baker, the other on Mt. Ellinor located near Staircase Ranger     (read more)

Countywide road chip seal program is underway

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- With the return of warm weather comes the return of Skagit County’s chip seal program. Starting this week, crews will begin work to chip seal roads across the county.

Drivers in the Sedro-Woolley area can expect to see the first chip seal crews on side roads near Hoehn and     (read more)

One hantavirus case confirmed in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- A Skagit County resident recently contracted hantavirus, the Public Health department reported Friday, June 23. Confirmatory tests are pending.

Four hantavirus cases have been reported throughout Washington state in 2017, including one in Skagit County. Though the Skagit County     (read more)

NAS Whidbey Island SAR rescues injured hiker in the Okanagan Mountains

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)– A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued a 59-year-old man on Snag Tooth Ridge in the Okanagan Mountains Monday evening, June 22, 2017.

NAS Whidbey’s SAR unit departed from the base just before 8 p.m. after making preparations     (read more)

Roadwork is underway in Sedro-Woolley

(SEDRO-WOOLLY)- Work is underway on the storm drain pipe installation portion of the SR20/Cascade Trail West Extension Phase 1A Trail Road to SR9 South and Phase 1B Hodgin Road to Trail Road Project.

Starting just east of Raby Lane, SRV Construction will be installing the first large stormwater     (read more)