BNSF Train Derailed Thursday Morning in Skagit County

These are seemingly becoming a common occurrence, train derailments.  Thursday morning a train derailed outside of Anacortes in Skagit County on the Swinomish Reservation. The Washington State Department of Ecology tweeted at 6 am that the ecology and the Marine Spill Response Corporation were... Read More.

Skagit County North Star Project moves to Phase 2

In early 2022, Skagit County launched the North Star project, a joint effort between Skagit County and the cities of Burlington, Mount Vernon, Anacortes, and Sedro-Woolley to better align resources and services to address the complex behavioral health and homelessness challenges in their communities.... Read More.

Severe Weather Shelters and Warming Centers Open in Skagit County

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s cold. Temperatures are dropping. Skagit County Public Health has again partnered with community service providers and local congregations to offer community members overnight shelters and daytime warming centers during the current severe weather event.The Seventh Day Adventist Church... Read More.