Skagit County Newswire (Page 3)

Skagit County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Skagit County, WA. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 573 in Skagit County, WA

  1. New book by Joshua Safran chronicles his life growing up off the grid around StanwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... and looking for a shelter through the storm,' Safran said by phone earlier this month. 'My mother heard about Skagit County, a seemingly rural but conscientious community where we would meet all these amazing people.' They ended up living in an ice ...

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  2. In Darrington, a slide reunion means laughter, tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... Annie Green, brought Wilde to the reunion, sharing a camping trailer. They were joined by Brett Ivey, a Skagit County man. He and Annie Green both had worked in the mud. Annie Green, who is also Janie Green's daughter, calls herself a 'second-growth ...

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  3. Summer Solstice Festival at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... of the woods, she said, so that people can shed their worldly cares. McJunkin, who lives in Conway, Skagit County, is among the artists who will be on hand Saturday to chat about their work. "This is a relaxed opportunity," she says, "to find out ...

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  4. a lot of mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The White House

    ... year old single mother. My son is the light of my life. We live in a small city called Anacortes, located in Skagit County, Washington. It's beautiful here. A lot of the people that live here were raised here, and they have family and friends all ...

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  5. Election View: J. Manual Reta offers life, business experience in mayora s raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    The reason I am running for Ferndale mayor is that I have had different businesses and have been involved with government and waht to provide fresh ideas to make Ferndale friendly and No. 1 in the county.

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  6. Summer Solstice Festival at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... of the woods, she said, so that people can shed their worldly cares. McJunkin, who lives in Conway, Skagit County, is among the artists who will be on hand Saturday to chat about their work. "This is a relaxed opportunity," she says, "to find out ...

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  7. WSU lab at heart of Chipotle's quest to make a better tortillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... metabisulfite. And in the tortillas it is experimenting with, and has tested in a Chipotle in Burlington, Skagit County? Just four: whole-wheat flour, water, oil and salt. "We aspire to make artisanal tortillas on an industrial scale," said Steve ...

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  8. I-5 to close in Skagit County for emergency repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    Both directions of Interstate 5 between Mount Vernon and Burlington will close at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 16 for up to one hour to allow Puget Sound Energy crews to remove a power line that is in danger of falling onto the highway. The freeway will be closed between Highway 20 in Burlington and College Way in Mount Vernon, the Washington State Department of Transportation said.

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  9. Connection to Skagit County is essential | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    I am a regular patron of Island Transit's route 411W. This route allows me to connect with the Skagit Transit's route 410 into Anacortes.

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  10. Tour Deshais: companions ease pain of uphill climb - Fri, 12 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... sorts at a particularly hard stretch of the 30-mile climb to our summit of the North Cascades. Just past the Skagit County line, I felt my will flag as I ate another energy gummy cube. "I'm halfway," I told myself, even though I wasn't. This stretch ...

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  11. Bellingham band turns developmentally disabled into rock starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    In the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, members of the band "Out of the Ashes" are singing, tapping on cowbells, and playing harmonica and keyboard as they rock their way through "Lean on Me," "Brown Eyed Girl" and "Daydream Believer." The audience claps along at different times, plays tambourines or maracas themselves, or just kicks back and enjoys a beer this sunny Tuesday, June 9, during the weekly concert that's put on by the band made up of developmentally disabled adults.

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  12. Suspected Man Pies, coffee stand robber in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    This screen grab from a security camera shows a man taking cash from the WFC Fairhaven store on Jan. 19. Bellingham police have evidence linking Dennis Jeffrey Ridley, 63, to the robbery; Ridley was arrested in California in April and extradited to Skagit County on Tuesday, June 9. He is being held on suspicion of robbing Lafeen's Donuts in Burlington. Bellingham Police detectives released this sketch of the gun-wielding man who robbed Man Pies on Nov. 9, 2014.

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  13. Man who stole 22 guns from display case gets 6-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... a loaded .40-caliber pistol, was under the driver's seat. He later admitted that he brought the guns home to Skagit County to sell them. Weinhouse and defense attorney Alison Clark jointly agreed on a recommendation of six years behind bars. As part ...

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  14. Man gets 6 years in prison for Fred Meyer gun theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... arrested him three days later in Mount Vernon, Washington. He told investigators he brought the guns home to Skagit County in an effort to sell them. Reyna apologized at Wednesday's hearing in Portland. The 26-year-old said he regrets what he did ...

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  15. Warm Winter Means Bountiful Northwest Berry SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the rest of us hankering for juicy fruit - but it's also created competition among farmers. Nelida Martinez, a Skagit County famer, aggregates her crops through Viva Farms , an incubator that helps farmers with skill but money work on their own ...

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  16. State, Skagit County to review Shell oil-by-rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State regulators say they'll work with Skagit County to conduct a full environmental review of a proposed oil-by-rail project at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery near Anacortes. Royal Dutch Shell wants to build a rail spur from existing railroad tracks to handle about 60,000 barrels of crude oil a day, or about one mile-long train.

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  17. Study ranks Island County tax burden among the lowest in state, countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    ... a year for Island County, which makes it the eighth lowest in the state; the state average is $2,355, and Skagit County's is $2,513. SmartAsset estimates that 35 percent of a person's take-home pay is spent on taxable goods. Island County's sales ...

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  18. Visual conversations: Artists share inspirations from Humboldt, Skagit countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Times-Standard

    ... for his work. In particular it was the West that influenced his aesthetics and at both his homes, The Rock in Skagit County, Washington (1940-47) and The Lake in Humboldt County CA (1961–his death) he sought to create environments that would ...

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  19. Island County tax burden is 10th lowest in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... a year for Island County, which makes it the eighth lowest in the state; the state average is $2,355, and Skagit County's is $2,513. SmartAsset estimates that 35 percent of a person's take-home pay is spent on taxable goods. Island County's sales ...

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  20. Search and Rescue celebrates 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... and Rescue open house in Carnation, May 16. - Courtesy Photo Search and Rescue, King County Search Dogs, Skagit County ATV Search and Rescue, Pierce County 4x4 and Washington Animal Response Team. Helicopters were also on display during the open ...

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