Naval Station Everett will be participating in a nation-wide security exercise Jan 29- Feb 9

(EVERETT)- Naval Station Everett will participate in Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2018 (SC-CS18) Jan. 29 - Feb. 9. The annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise will be conducted on naval installations throughout the continental United States, including Navy Region Northwest.

Due     (read more)

Utility Work Starting on SR 20 January 22

(ANACORTES)- WSDOT Crews are out on SR 20 in Anacortes doing utility relocation work in advance of the Sharpes Corner roundabout project. There might be some overnight traffic holds on SR 20 next week while crews move overhead lines. When details of that are finalized, they'll post it on their     (read more)

Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled for NAS Whidbey Island next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field on Wednesday and Thursday, January 17 and 18. No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville the week of January     (read more)

A new director has been hired for the county’s Planning and Development Services department

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Skagit County Board of Commissioners recently announced the selection of a new director to lead the county’s Planning and Development Services department.

Hal H. Hart will start Monday, Jan. 29. He has more than 20 years’ experience in rural and urban planning, most     (read more)

First flu-related death confirmed in Skagit County

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Skagit County Public Health was notified of a laboratory-confirmed Influenza A death on Monday, Jan. 8. This is the first confirmed death in Skagit County for this flu season.
The Skagit County woman, older than 65 years, died in late December. She had chronic medical conditions     (read more)