King County Announces Vaccine Mandate

Proof of vaccination or a negative test will now be required for residents of King County before they can enter most outdoor events and indoor establishments. The announcement came down yesterday (Thursday, Sept. 16) from Seattle & King County Public Health Officer Dr. Jeff... Read More.

Attention Skagit County

There may be a tax increase coming your way.  It deals with creating affordable housing for people in the Skagit County community and mental health issues. The Commissioners hosted the first public hearing related to this proposal on September 9, 2021, at 3:30 p.m.... Read More.

Florida Department of Education to withhold salaries for Broward, Alachua county boards; schools plan to keep mask mandates

(FLA.) -- Florida's Department of Education announced on Monday that it would withhold school board members' salaries in Alachua and Broward counties because of their school mask mandates. Both counties' school districts said on Tuesday they still plan on requiring masks because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are exploring legal... Read More.

Snohomish County Prepares For Afghan Refugees

U.S. Representative Rick Larsen who represents Washington’s 2nd District released a statement on Aug. 24 regarding the current situation in Afghanistan. The senior member of the House Armed Services Committee was calling on the Biden administration to extend the August 31st deadline of complete... Read More.


The Skagit Board of Commissioners will get its first update on local redistricting. They will host the first of four public meetings on the 2021 redistricting efforts on Thursday, August 26, at 3:00 pm. Every 10 years, following the U.S. Census, Skagit County is required... Read More.

Snohomish County DUI Victims Memorial

Today, the Snohomish County DUI Victims Memorial wall was unveiled and re-dedicated to honor the late Mark Brinkman of the Lynwood Police Department (LPD) who sadly unexpectedly passed away in early April of this year.... Read More.


The Snohomish County Health Department has issued a new mask mandate, effective tomorrow, August 12, 2021, for everyone.  All persons over the age of four are now required to wear masks for indoor activities accessible to everyone.  This includes restaurants, all retail (including grocery... Read More.