Skagit County Newswire (Page 7)

Skagit County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Skagit County, WA. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 1,043 in Skagit County, WA

  1. Agencies push back on gun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    ... agencies from destroying guns. "These guns are going to be out there," said Sheriff Will Reichardt of Skagit County, Washington. "If I destroy them all, I'm just helping Remington or Winchester's bottom line." "The police chiefs maybe could sleep ...

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  2. Police peddling guns: Good or bad? Some law agencies push backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    ... agencies from destroying guns. "These guns are going to be out there," said Sheriff Will Reichardt of Skagit County, Washington. "If I destroy them all, I'm just helping Remington or Winchester's bottom line." "The police chiefs maybe could sleep ...

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  3. Should cops sell guns? Some U.S. police chiefs say no, others hold auctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    ... agencies from destroying guns. "These guns are going to be out there," said Sheriff Will Reichardt of Skagit County, Wash. "If I destroy them all, I'm just helping Remington or Winchester's bottom line." Phyllis Holcomb, a manager with the Kentucky ...

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  4. Traffic officer discusses distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Bellingham Police Officer L.L. "Buzz" Leake discusses use of mobile phones by drivers and recalls a few horrific crashes caused by distracted driving. Bellingham Police Officer L.L. "Buzz" Leake discusses use of mobile phones by drivers and recalls a few horrific crashes caused by distracted driving.

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  5. Once you could count only a dozen. Now they flock to Skagit County by the thousands.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    ... swans - along with some of their smaller cousins, the tundra swans - flock each year to areas throughout Skagit County. Trumpeter swans are the largest waterfowl in North America, according to Canadian and U.S. wildlife agencies. Their wingspans ...

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  6. How well did Whatcom do in creating jobs in 2017?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    ... a regional labor economist for the state . As an example, someone who lives in Whatcom County but works in Skagit County could be counted in the BLS Whatcom employment numbers. The state uses a different system, focusing on payroll data to come up ...

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  7. He spent a year in jail. What did he just plead guilty to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Robert Dean McGlothern Jr. is accused of kidnapping his neighbor in October 2015, repeatedly assaulting her with a metal baseball bat and locking her in a closet for two days. McGlothern plead guilty to the crimes Friday, Jan. 5 in Whatcom Superior Court.

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  8. Police: Bellingham man tried to rob tattoo parlor, but his cousin ended up deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    ... - who was shot and killed - and one other man. Court documents don't detail who killed Zapata, though the Skagit County coroner ruled his death a homicide due to a gunshot wound to the head. Jennifer Rancourt, Sanchez-Segovia's lawyer, argued for ...

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  9. New state rule allows gender X on birth certificatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    State Department of Health officials announced a new rule on Thursday that will allow people to change their sex designation on their Washington birth certificate from male or female to X. The rule takes effect on Jan. 27, and is a non-binary option for people who feel they are neither female or male or both. "After receiving and considering public comment, the agency determined that this rule change will provide individuals with the option to have a birth certificate that aligns with their gender identity," stated a Department of Health news release.

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  10. Washington state was among the top draws for people relocating last year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The mover's latest migration study shows the state was one of the top destinations for people relocating last year, second only to Idaho. Atlas said more people came here than moved away, with 63 percent of its Washington moves coming into the state.

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  11. Landlord was bludgeoned, cut with chain saw. Now court will test suspecta s mental competencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Justin Morgan Daly will undergo another competency evaluation after his lawyer and a prosecutor agreed Thursday that such an evaluation should be done. An evaluator from Western State Hospital will come to the Skagit County Community Justice Center within the next few weeks to determine whether Daly understands the murder charge he's facing and whether he is capable to assist in his defense.

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  12. Pair who died in Cape Horn shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The Skagit County Coroner's Office has identified the two people who died from gunshot wounds Dec. 18 in a murder-suicide in Cape Horn, east of Concrete. Allen L. Vike Jr., 36, and Michelle Stauffer, 36, were found dead at their home in the 41000 block of Cape Horn Drive when Skagit County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of gunshots about 8:30 p.m. Timothy Forrest Bass pleads not guilty at his arraignment on Friday, Dec. 22, in Bellingham.

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  13. Bellingham man arrested for sharing child porn, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A Bellingham man was arrested Dec. 21 after a Department of Homeland Security investigation revealed he was involved in possessing and sharing child pornography, according to Sgt. Claudia Murphy with the Family Crimes Unit of Bellingham Police.

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  14. Murder charge refiled against man in landlord's 2012 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A man found mentally unfit to stand trial in the 2012 death of his landlord is again facing a murder charge in the case. Skagit County prosecutors refiled a second-degree murder charge against Justin Morgan Daly Dec. 13. Daly is accused of bludgeoning 52-year-old Louis Auriemma, of Sedro-Woolley with a baseball bat.

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  15. Townhomes, apartments and more in updated project near Bellinghama s CostcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A rendering of the proposed Mahogany Manor, a 134-unit multifamily project that is slated to be built in the Cordata neighborhood just north of Costco. A rendering of the proposed Mahogany Manor, a 134-unit multifamily project that is slated to be built in the Cordata neighborhood just north of Costco.

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  16. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-240230- San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior- Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area- Admiralty Inlet Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area- Olympics-Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca- Western Strait of Juan De Fuca-North Coast-Central Coast- East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity- Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity- Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties- Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties- Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- 620 AM PST Sat Dec 23 2017 ...LOWLAND SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING... A weather system will arrive Sunday, spreading rain and possibly snow into the region.

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  17. Seven men out of 20 arrested in Whatcom County sex sting arraigned, trials setRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Steven Johnson, James Ortiz Jr., Dillon Lawson, Aaron Kinley, Jaime Anderson, Marc Archer and Chadwin Hagens plead not-guilty at their arraignment hearing on Friday, Dec. 22, at Whatcom County Courthouse in Bellingham. The seven men were arrested in a sting operation targeting people attempting to solicit sexual contact with minors.

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  18. Police wona t say who pulled the trigger, but man arrested in Bellingham faces chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A man arrested in connection with a Sunday evening homicide in Mount Vernon has been charged in Skagit County Superior Court with first-degree attempted robbery. According to the probable cause affidavit filed in Skagit County Superior Court, Sanchez-Segovia and Zapata were part of a group of men who planned to rob a tattoo shop in the 2100 block of East College Way.

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  19. Where in Whatcom County did it snow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The Bellingham High Showstoppers sing the 12 days of a Whatcom County Christmas complete with salmon, eagles, paddle boards and Subarus. Prompted in part by a Southern California commuter train crash that killed 25 people, the federal government is requiring railroads to install a new GPS-based safety system on trains and tracks to make them safer.

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  20. Mount Vernon shooting victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The man who was fatally shot Sunday evening in Mount Vernon has been identified as 19-year-old Jose L. Zapata, according to the Skagit County Coroner's Office. Zapata's cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head, the office said.

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