Puget Sound officially designated No Discharge Zone

(OLYMPIA)– It’s official, Puget Sound is now off limits to vessel sewage.

Washington State Department of Ecology Director Maia Bellon signed into law the Puget Sound No Discharge Zone on Monday, April 9.

“This is a historic day for the protection and restoration of Puget Sound,” said     (read more)

Applicants sought for Noxious Weed Control Board vacancies

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- If your background includes experience in the agriculture, forestry, fisheries or natural resource industries – and even if it doesn’t – you might be the perfect candidate for the Skagit County Noxious Weed Control Board.

Originally formed in April 1980, the Noxious Weed     (read more)

New Lidar maps reveal fascinating details about County geology

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- There are two strange-looking depressions on top of a hill just east of the Baker Dam in Concrete. And evidence of a massive prehistoric landslide near Cultus Mountain, east of Mount Vernon. You wouldn’t know it from looking at aerial maps, though.

Near the Baker Dam all you     (read more)

Share your thoughts, set priorities for Skagit County Parks and Recreation

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Maybe you’re interested in expanding a county park. Or wondering how you can get new programs added to the county’ recreation offerings. How can you get these ideas on Skagit County’s radar?

This spring, the Skagit County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and staff want     (read more)

Mount Vernon, Skagit County plan to partner on local projects

(MOUNT VERNON)- The city of Mount Vernon and Skagit County entered into an interlocal agreement Wednesday, March 28, that formalizes the two entities’ desire to work collaboratively on projects that benefit both their constituents. The guiding document is intended to establish a strong, trusting     (read more)