Skagit County in the News
Some local school bonds passed and others did not.
The City of Anacortes is looking for a representative of a business required to collect the lodging tax who is interested in tourism and economic development to join their Lodging Tax Committee.
The Central Skagit Library and Sedro-Woolley Public Library are consolidating in preparation for their new home: the Central Skagit Sedro-Woolley Library.
Skagit County locals went to Puerto Rico with the Washington Conservation Corps to provide hurricane relief.
Skagit Land Trust has secured protection of Guemes Island’s Kelly’s Point and Yellow Bluff.
The State has passed a ban on non-native and Atlantic salmon net pens. The fate of the Atlantic salmon industry has been debated since the release of hundreds of thousands of farmed salmon after a Cooke Aquaculture pen off of Cypress Island failed, with local tribes and fishermen finding Atlantic salmon going up the Skagit River.
Cairnspring Mills has found its home at the Port of Skagit, helping farmers and customers receive higher incomes and more nutritious flour, respectively.