Giddy-e-up! It’s FAIR season. That means all the usual fun. You can start with the Skagit County Fair from August 10th through 13th, at the Skagit County Fairgrounds, located at 501 Taylor Street in Mount Vernon, WA. Fair hours are 10:00 am until 10:00 pm all days. Carnival hours are 1:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Yes, one extra hour of dizzy fun. Your can get your tickets here: Skagit County Fair Tickets.
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved several new COVID-19 recovery programs, including one in which the county will spend about $1 million on child care. Pandemic-era closures and staffing struggles drained the county of 580 child care slots — a 22% drop from pre-COVID levels. This created...
MOUNT VERNON — Animals arrived Tuesday at the Skagit County Fairgrounds in preparation for the start of the fair Wednesday. Before the variety of farm animals, dogs and cats can be entered into their respective 4-H categories, they needed to be inspected by a veterinarian to ensure their safety and to limit the spread of disease.
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The state Department of Health reported 121 new cases of COVID-19 in Skagit County for the five days running July 31 through Aug. 4. The 121 new cases represents a second consecutive decrease for a Sunday-through-Thursday period. It is the lowest number of new cases since 121 were recorded in late April.
Robert Sutherland and Carolyn Eslick inched their way closer Monday to getting the opportunity to see if they can retain their 39th Legislative District state House of Representatives seats in the November general election. A fifth day of ballot counts in Skagit and Snohomish counties yielded no changes in the...
Weeks after Skagit County had to shut down its transfer station because of unreliable service from BNSF Railway, little has been done to fix the problem. Grace Kane, the county’s Public Works director, said she hasn’t had to close the station since July 11, but it’s been close several times, as train cars that are supposed to carry garbage out of the county sometimes don’t arrive.
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The recent intermittent stretches of extra-warm weather have yielded optimistic results, photographically speaking, as the clear skies reveal some spectacular scenery and images. It goes without saying that the submission of pictures by Skagit Valley Herald readers is much appreciated, so please keep the photos coming.
Republicans Robert Sutherland and Carolyn Eslick continue to lead their primary election races for their 39th Legislative District state House of Representatives seats. A fourth day of ballot counts in Skagit and Snohomish counties Thursday yielded no changes in the top two candidates in the two races.