• News for Community

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    SUMMARY OF REQUESTThe City of Burlington ("City") is requesting qualifications from attorneys and/or law firms interested in contracting for prosecution services in Burlington Municipal Court. Services would include attendance at hearings to represent the City and preparation for such hearings. Hearings are normally conducted on Tuesdays on the 1:30 p.m. jail calendar and the first three (3) ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Washington private nonprofit organizations of the Oct. 27, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Nov. 5 – Dec. 2, 2021. ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    On September 14, 2022, Sue Krienen and Flora Perez-Lucatero were recognized as the 2021 and 2022 Skagit Change Maker award recipients at McIntyre Hall for their significant contributions to the Skagit community and their action-oriented, boundary-crossing, solution-focused community work and “do it now” ethic. Their awards were presented during the annual Powerful Partnerships event organized ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    Free Used Tire Recycling Event for Skagit County Residents SKAGIT COUNTY, WA—Skagit County Solid Waste announces a free tire recycling event scheduled for all county residents later this September.Fall Tire Round-UpOne Day Only! Bring your used tires to recycle for FREE on September 27, 10 AM – 4 PM at the Clear Lake Recycling & Compactor Site, 23202 Howey Road, Clear Lake.Car, truck, motorcycle, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Due to the looming possibility of a railroad strike, Skagit County Solid Waste is preparing for possible temporary facility closures of their transfer stations. “We have been experiencing disruptions to our rail service with container shortages since January 2022,” says Solid Waste Division Manager Margo Gillaspy. “Unfortunately, this has led to an excessive buildup of solid waste in our ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 12, 2022
    Sedro Woolley, WA – Weather conditions along with dry fuels continue to increase fire activity on the lightning-caused Chilliwack Complex. Increased easterly winds, high temperatures, and low humidity throughout the area have prompted a Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service through Sunday evening. On Friday, the Copper Lake and Copper Ridge fires merged, and the North Fork and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, September 09, 2022
    THE INTERSECTION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD AT JOSH WILSON ROAD IS NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC!This intersection improvement project included the construction of a roundabout, the installation of an illumination system, various drainage improvements, and utility work.While the project is largely complete, the contractor will be performing some minor finish work over the next few weeks. Drivers will see only ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 08, 2022
    Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31. Nearly three-quarters of the governor’s 85 COVID-19 emergency orders have already been lifted, and an additional 13 health care related orders will end Oct. 27. The remaining 10 orders to be lifted on Oct. 31, including the underlying state of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    57 Acres of Prime Farmland Added to County Farmland Preservation Program This August 11, 2022, Skagit County finalized a conservation easement on a 57-acre farmland property to permanently protect the land for agricultural use. The property, zoned Agricultural-Natural Resource Lands (Ag-NRL), sits six miles west of Interstate-5 between La Conner and Mount Vernon.The protected property is owned by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
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