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March 11th, 2022

Guemes ferry fully funded: $14 million

The Washington State Legislature this week finalized a record $17 billion transportation package, which includes $14 million for Skagit County’s Guemes Ferry Replacement project. The state funding completes financing for the local project. “We are so thankful to our legislative delegation as well as Representatives Fey and Tharinger, and Senator Liias for supporting this project,” […]

November 16th, 2021

Upriver park on Skagit River: 2019

Howard Miller Steelhead Park, just off Highway 20 near Rockport. This photo was taken about this time two years ago. Right now high water due to rain puts a return trip in the “sketchy” category. A county park with utilities, even a couple of cabins. Beautiful.

January 26th, 2021

Country slider

Country slider. Barn door, that is. Skagit County, Washington.

December 31st, 2020

Trumpeters on Beaver Marsh: 2009

Trumpeter swans feeding in a field off Beaver Marsh Road, 2009, Mt. Erie in the distance.

October 29th, 2020

The old Ball house

The “Old Ball House,” long since gone, was once an icon on the north side of Highway 20 between Burlington and Anacortes. The late Wallie Funk, newspaper editor/publisher, once posed his two boys in the derelict farmhouse to create a seasonal card. No one injured in the making of the image.

August 19th, 2020

Voters choose general election finalists

Skagit County voters closed the door on Dist. 2 County Commissioner Ken Dahlstedt’s bid for a sixth term, choosing candidates Peter Browning (no party affiliation) and Mary Hudson (Democrat) to face each other in the general election. In District 1, incumbent Ron Wesen (Republican) will face Mark Lundsten (Democrat) in the general. Lundsten led Wesen […]

August 7th, 2020

Incumbent commissioners trail in primary

With the next and final ballot count scheduled at 5 p.m. Monday, two Skagit County commissioners are trailing in the primary election held Tuesday, August 4. In each contested race the top two vote-getters advance to the November general election. In the case of incumbent county commissioner Ken Dahlstedt, votes at this point leave him […]

May 23rd, 2020

County leaders appeal to governor

On Friday, May 23 the Skagit County Board of Health sent a letter to Governor Inslee asking that he consider a Phase 2 variance for Skagit County. Skagit County Unified Command, mayors of all eight Skagit County cities and towns, and First Responders sent letters in support of the Board of Health’s request. Text of […]

May 29th, 2007

Check out imap

If you’ve got a PC and some extra time on your hands, check out Skagit County’s website at skagitcounty.net. One of their features is “imap,” which includes an aerial photo option. To find your house, click on “imap” icon on opening page. Next click on option window at upper right and select “aerial photograph.” Now, […]

May 3rd, 2007

Apex Cannery

Retired Anacortes Museum Director Garry Cline was among a handful of people who gathered Thursday morning to acknowledge completion of an interpretive project at the Guemes Island Ferry parking area. The location on 6th Street is the one-time home of Apex Cannery. Cline and others at the museum played a key role in assisting Skagit […]

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