NEWS

SR 9 closure starts at 7 a.m. Monday, July 30

(BIG LAKE)– One final reminder that starting at 7 a.m. Monday, July 30 travelers who uses State Route 9 between Big Lake and Mount Vernon will need to leave time for a lengthy detour.

Full highway closure
At 7 a.m. Monday, July 30, Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews     (read more)

Landing practice operations are scheduled at NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled for Ault Field the week of July 30 - August 5. There are no Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville during that week.

People     (read more)

An overnight lane closure is scheduled on southbound I-5 in Bellingham Saturday, July 28

(BELLINGHAM)– If your Saturday evening or Sunday morning travel plans include heading southbound out of Canada or Bellingham, prepare for possible traffic delays.

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 at Samish Way     (read more)

NAS Whidbey SAR Rescues Hiker In Cascade Mountains

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued an injured hiker near Slate Peak, east of Ross Lake, Wash., Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

The SAR crew was called in to find the female hiker who had suffered an injured leg and couldn't walk. After     (read more)

State improves regulations to prevent leaks from underground tanks

(OLYMPIA) – Washington has strengthened its regulations to prevent leaks from the 9,000 underground storage tanks that have 3 billion gallons of fuel pass through them each year.

The state Department of Ecology adopted changes to the rules governing its underground storage tank compliance     (read more)