Skagit County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Vashon marijuana shop chosen in state lotteryRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... 107. And its application for a store in Rockport was assigned number nine in the lottery for unincorporated Skagit County, where just four licenses will be given. The LCB will begin issuing licenses in the most populated parts of the state first. ...

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  2. Summer runway closures announced at Ault FieldRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... Runway 7/25, and are more likely to use a landing approach and departure that brings them over the western Skagit County, Mount Vernon, La Conner area, northern Island County and Lopez Island more often than normal. Under single runway operating ...

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  3. Two Darrington students dedicated countless hours in aftermathRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... tarps, bringing in food. The Red Cross showed up later that day. So did Oliver Rankin, who drove home through Skagit County and later showed up with his mother and soup. "We worked at the community center from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. when they kicked us ...

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  4. Explosion Investigation Calls For Tighter Refinery RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... The blast lit up the night sky and sent a plume of black smoke heading toward Anacortes. Residents flooded the Skagit County 911 center with phone calls. "What was the explosion that just happened at 12:31 and shook the whole building?" one woman ...

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  5. Statea s marijuana license lottery will not pause for appealsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    The state Liquor Control Board is holding lotteries for each part of the state where there's competition for a limited number of retail licenses.

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  6. Washington judge won't halt pot-license lotteryRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    The state Liquor Control Board is holding lotteries for each part of the state where there's competition for a limited number of retail licenses to operate marijuana stores.

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  7. State's marijuana license lottery will not pause for appealsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Olympian

    The state Liquor Control Board is holding lotteries for each part of the state where there's competition for a limited number of retail licenses.

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  8. Two companies look to open pot stores on islandRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... a hairdresser. Emerald Botanicals also applied to set up shops at locations in Seattle and Rockport, a town in Skagit County. In a short email to The Beachcomber, Sjardo Steneker, who owns the building, said he had been trying to sell the property ...

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  9. Mount Baker dental society committed to improving oral healthRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... that resource, a referral mechanism, in Whatcom County through Whatcom Alliance for Healthcare Access and in Skagit County through Skagit Community Action, is able to match willing dental offices to people with dental problems and no ability to pay. ...

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  10. Road to open around Oso slideRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... will be limited to 10 mph but it's still expected to be faster than the 1 A1 2 to two-hour detour through Skagit County that residents have faced since the March 22 mudslide. Washington State Patrol troopers will monitor access. Heavy trucks will ...

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  11. Wash.: Access road to open around Oso landslideRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... will be limited to 10 mph but it's still expected to be faster than the 1 ½ to two-hour detour through Skagit County that residents have faced since the March 22 mudslide. Washington State Patrol troopers will monitor access. Heavy trucks will ...

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  12. Editorial: Arm the ATF to enforce gun lawsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A sordid tale of firearm sales in Skagit County should be repeated in Congress to help get federal inspectors the resources they need.

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  13. Feds needed 8 years to shut down Skagit gun shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    - It was 2005 when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives discovered that a Skagit County gun shop couldn't account for nearly 2,400 weapons. The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1isBu56 ) that the case highlights how budget cuts ...

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  14. Longtime Lynden police officer, 57, suspected of possessing child pornRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... presentation in February about how sex predators often groom their victims. Troopers took him into custody in Skagit County on Friday. He’s suspected of possessing depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, and viewing ...

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  15. Darrington lumber mill receives grant to help stay in businessRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... of SR 530 and cut the community off from Interstate 5. With truckers forced to take the long route through Skagit County on SR 20, extra fuel costs were becoming a burden for the company. "Hampton Mill is the economic heartbeat of Darrington, and ...

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  16. Sedro-Woolley man charged with trafficking illegal crab sold in Whatcom restaurantsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    MOUNT VERNON — A Sedro-Woolley man is accused of illegally buying hundreds of Dungeness crab from undercover state Department of Fish and Wildlife investigators conducting a sting.

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  17. Opening day eve and on SR 20 less than eight miles to goRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    Whatcom and Skagit county anglers seeking the most direct route to their favorite Okanogan trout waters will have to settle for either a longer road trip or just visit a lake closer to home for the inaugural.

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  18. Skagit County lakes offer a number of fishing opportunitiesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    Four easily accessible lowland lakes in Skagit County, Erie, Heart, McMurray and Sixteen, have received a total of 39,500 hatchery rainbows.

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  19. Heritage Flight Museum to celebrate new home in BurlingtonRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    BURLINGTON — Efforts to move the Heritage Flight Museum to Skagit County began months ago.

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  20. Whatcom unemployment rate drops to 7.1 percentRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 5.2 percent last month, while Snohomish came in at 6 percent. Skagit County checked in at 8.1 percent. The highest unemployment rate was in Ferry County, at 12.8 percent. Bellingham Herald is pleased to ...

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