Stories tagged: skagit county
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Farmers in Skagit County will soon have access to weather data that more closely represents their areas.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
A former Skagit County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole money from a fund for police dog training.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
A former Skagit County Sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on federal charges of using Pacific Northwest Police Detection Dog Association funds for his own benefit.
Tue., July 31, 2018
From Samish Island to the Skagit River delta, marine shorelines in Skagit County will likely see about 2 feet of sea level rise by 2100, according to a study released …
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.
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018
With 10 overdose deaths in Skagit County this year – at least six of which the Skagit County Coroner’s Office suspects may be fentanyl-related – the drug wreaking havoc throughout …
Sun., May 27, 2018
Cristian Alexander Quijas, 16, pleaded guilty as an adult Thursday to second-degree murder.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners is seeking help from the Army Corps of Engineers to prevent further erosion along the Skagit River after it reached its highest level since …
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 …
Wed., July 5, 2017
A brown marmorated stink bug, an agriculture pest that has devastated crops for a decade on the East Coast, has been captured in Skagit County for the first time.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017
A brown marmorated stink bug, an agriculture pest that has devastated crops for a decade on the East Coast, has for the first time been captured in Skagit County. The …
Tue., June 27, 2017
A Skagit County resident has contracted hantavirus, according to Skagit County Public Health on Monday.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
The 20-year-old Oak Harbor man charged with five counts of aggravated murder for the Sept. 23 shooting at Cascade Mall did not enter a plea Thursday in Skagit County Superior …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
Documents released Tuesday by the Skagit County Prosecutor’s Office reveal the man suspected of killing five people in the Macy’s store at the Cascade Mall asked a gun shop employee …
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.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016
Investigators are continuing to piece together the events surrounding the Sept. 23 shooting at Cascade Mall that claimed the lives of five people.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
Authorities are looking for the gunman who shot two people at a mall north of Seattle. The Washington State Patrol said on Twitter that two people were injured Friday evening …
Tue., June 21, 2016
Public hospitals must provide abortions on-site if they also offer maternity services, a Washington state judge said Tuesday.
Sat., May 25, 2013
Though many area bridges rate poorly on national standards of structural integrity, safety precautions make a collapse unlikely, city and county engineers said Friday. “One of the reasons this is …