Stories tagged: skagit river
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
SEATTLE – British Columbia’s government announced Wednesday amid an international dispute that it will no longer allow timber sales in the Skagit River’s headwaters. The decision could intensify pressure over …
Fri., May 24, 2019
Nine of the state’s federal legislators have joined the swell of opposition against an exploratory mining proposal for the headwaters of the Skagit River in British Columbia.
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., May 12, 2018
One of several homes north of Seattle that has been teetering on the edge of an eroding embankment since the Skagit River reached high flows in November has partially fallen …
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Officials say that flooding was worse than expected on the Skagit River north of Seattle.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
The Skagit River north of Seattle has reached its highest level in 11 years, resulting in flooding that closed roads and an alert telling some residents to prepare to evacuate.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Three of the parties accused of playing a role in the 2013 collapse of the Skagit River Bridge have accepted responsibility.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
Authorities say a man in his 50s drowned in Skagit River after he slipped while trying to retrieve his boat northeast of Seattle.
Thu., June 18, 2015
IONE, Washington – When my day begins, I load my bike with eight liters of water in four different vessels. That’s almost 18 pounds.
Tue., July 15, 2014
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played …
Fri., June 7, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Detoured traffic from the collapsed I-5 Skagit River bridge has led to an increase in crashes in Mount Vernon.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.