Commissioners, stakeholders plan next steps in EMS transition

(MOUNT VERNON)- A new, fire-based EMS system will begin operating in central Skagit County on or before Jan. 1, 2019, following an ordinance passed July 25 by the Skagit County Board of Commissioners. The ordinance also dissolves the Central Valley Ambulance Authority (CVAA) as of July 31, 2019.
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Lane closure on a portion of 18th Street in Mount Vernon

(MOUNT VERNON)- Crews will close 18th Street at Hillcrest Park Way in Mount Vernon on Friday, August 3rd, for water line connection work. The work will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Delays are expected and alternate routes advised.     (read more)

NAS Whidbey SAR transports patient from Forks

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island transported a patient from Forks to higher care in Seattle in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 1st.

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Public invited to review draft transportation plan for 2040 and beyond

(OLYMPIA)– Here’s your chance to have a say in the framework that ensures transportation plans and investments for local streets and roadways, state highways, transit, ferries, sidewalks, bike lanes, air, barge, and rail all work together to keep people and freight moving safely and     (read more)

Prepare now for three weekends of closures on US 2

(EVERETT)- This weekend marks the first of three consecutive weekend closures for the paving of US 2 between the Lake Stevens area and Everett. The closures of westbound US 2 are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday, the next three weekends, as long as it stays completely dry.

During the     (read more)