Stories tagged: mount vernon
Fri., June 21, 2019
The Mount Vernon City Council plans to consider an ordinance that would allow those living in their cars to park overnight at participating religious organizations.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Officials say a cafeteria in Mount Vernon will no longer serve breakfast and lunch to people who lack permanent shelter because of complaints from neighboring businesses.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for stabbing his father to death last summer northwest of Mount Vernon.
Sat., July 7, 2018
Skagit County officials in northwestern Washington have a new resource to help plan for potential big waves caused by large earthquakes along the West Coast.
Wed., June 20, 2018
A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally shooting another teen last year.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018
Human remains found earlier this month near Cascade River Park east of Mount Vernon have been confirmed as those of a Marblemount man missing since 2014.
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
More than 100 elm trees used to dot the side of Memorial Highway in west Mount Vernon, planted there to honor those from Skagit County who fought – and those …
Mon., July 17, 2017
A judge has set bail at $2 million each for a man and woman being held in an arson that killed two children and injured their parents and one other …
Fri., June 30, 2017
A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to over seven years in connection with the shooting of a Mount Vernon officer in December.
Sat., May 6, 2017
A northwest Washington state man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to arrange the killing of a child he molested.
Sun., April 30, 2017
The overcast weather Saturday didn’t stop visitors from hundreds, and even thousands, of miles away from attending the second-to-last weekend of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017
A man charged with killing five people at a mall in Washington state last year was found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide, authorities said Monday.
Fri., April 14, 2017
The murder trial of Ernesto Rivas and Austin Gonzales has been delayed to June 5. The month delay was requested Thursday by Rivas’ lawyer in Skagit County Superior Court.
Sun., March 26, 2017
The tulips are set to bloom on time for the 34th annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which runs during the month of April.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
The 44-year-old man charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting Mount Vernon police officer Mike “Mick” McClaughry was charged Thursday with an additional count of attempted murder.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
The family of a police officer who went blind after he was shot while on duty said he is expected to return home on Valentine’s Day.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
Officer Mike McClaughry doesn’t remember the shooting that left him blind. He doesn’t remember his grandchildren.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
After taking part in a training Friday morning, members of the Mount Vernon Police Department’s Police Tactical Operations team headed over to Skagit Valley College for snacks and refreshments – …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
A man and a teenage boy are set to appear in court Thursday in connection with the December shooting of a Mount Vernon police officer.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
The family of a Washington state police officer who was shot in the head last month while responding to a call may be permanently blind as a result of his …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017
About 25 years ago, Darius Sessions struggled to find an apprenticeship to become a tattoo artist. It wasn’t because she lacked artistic skill, she said. Instead, it was for reasons …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry was moved out of the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Wednesday night as his condition improves, police Lt. Chris …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry has made further improvements this week while at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, said Mount Vernon police Lt. Chris Cammock.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
A Washington state police officer who was shot in the head while responding to a call last week is making incremental improvements, but it’s too soon to say what his …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
A police officer who was wounded while investigating a reported shooting in Washington state remains in critical but stable condition at a Seattle hospital.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following a standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot and seriously wounded, the Washington State Patrol said.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Criminal charges against an Anacortes man were dismissed by a judge Dec. 1 because of outrageous government conduct, marking only the second time in state history that charges have been …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Cascade Mall shooting suspect Arcan Cetin will remain in the Skagit County Jail on a magistrate’s warrant that has been extended until Jan. 6.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
The suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Washington state mall has agreed to waive his right to a speedy trial.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
Applause broke out Tuesday night at Centennial Elementary School as Principal Erwin Stroosma announced that the Satanic Temple of Seattle had withdrawn its request to start a so-called “After School …