Skagit County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Buckwheat holds great promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Columbian

    Researchers at Washington State University in Mount Vernon and staff at the Port of Skagit are investigating the possibilities of a new crop for Skagit County: buckwheat. The green pseudo-cereal crop is a key ingredient in several specialty products and is being evaluated for production here.

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  2. Chuckanut’s Rock Trail brings dramatic geology up closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Seattle Times

    It's about a 90-minute drive from Seattle. From Interstate 5 near Burlington, Skagit County, take Exit 231.

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  3. WA: Skagit Transit Puts Electric Bus to the TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Mass Transit

    Nov. 03--MOUNT VERNON -- Riders on two of Skagit County's busiest bus lines have experienced the future of public transportation as Skagit Transit is in the midst of test-driving an electric-powered bus. The 40-foot bus on loan from manufacturer BYD Motors Inc. sounds like a muffled U.S.S. Enterprise entering and leaving warp while changing speed, but is free from familiar diesel rumblings while stopped.

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  4. Edmonds exhibit showcases artists from Puget Sound areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... opens with a chapter on Graves' primitive first home, called The Rock, at Lake Campbell on Fidalgo Island in Skagit County. The house and its owner are well-documented by Graves' neighbor and friend, the photographer Mary Randlett, who went on to ...

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  5. Woman arrested in Seattle campus threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... said she would kill him and his friends. The lockdown was lifted once authorities confirmed the woman was in Skagit County, north of Seattle, and posed no threat to the school. Skagit County deputies arrested the woman at a home outside Burlington. ...

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  6. Threatening text shut down Seattle Pacific earlier todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Queen Anne View

    Earlier this afternoon, Seattle Pacific University was locked down when a student received a threatening text from an ex-girlfriend. The text intimated that she was on the SPU campus, but SPD determined she was in Skagit County.

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  7. Thieves break into 2 of 3 stations at small town fire dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KOMO News

    BIG LAKE, Wash. -- Investigators are trying to figure out who broke into two of the three fire stations belonging to the Big Lake Fire Department, stealing life-saving equipment and causing thousands of dollars in damage to the small town Skagit County department.

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  8. Mudslide lawsuit blames governments, timber companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that officials working for Snohomish County, the state of Washington and a Skagit County-based logging company all played roles in setting the stage for the tragedy. There were multiple studies and other warnings, ...

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  9. Missing camper found dead near MarblemountRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Columbian

    The Skagit County sheriff's office says human remains found last month by a hiker near Marblemount have been identified as a camper missing since August of last year.

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  10. 3 in critical condition after school shootingRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... of pink flags over an empty lot off I-5 near downtown Seattle look as if a used car lot may be opening. The Skagit County sheriff's office says human remains found last month by a hiker near Marblemount have been identified as a camper missing since ...

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  11. Body found near Marblemount ID'd as missing camperRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Skagit County sheriff's office says human remains found last month by a hiker near Marblemount have been identified as a camper missing since August of last year.

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  12. Struggling To Bring Health Care To Rural WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... part of the team at Sea Mar that recruits for its medical staff. Besides Yelm, it's expanding in Concrete - in Skagit County -- and Vancouver - in Southwest Washington. DeLauder says for the Yelm clinic, Sea Mar is looking for someone who's either ...

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  13. Washington tribes testify against Canada oil pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... run aground somewhere," Brian Cladoosby, chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in La Conner, Skagit County, told the panel, according to an online broadcast of the meeting. He noted the close call over the weekend when a Russian ...

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  14. Roger Balta DJ and Radio personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | CNN

    ... its time slot, Saturdays from 10pm to midnight with his show called International Dance Hitmania. Broadcast in Skagit County, Washington. Through KSVR 91.7 FM,( www.ksvr.org) bilingual radio station that broadcasts from Mount Vernon and the entire ...

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  15. District 39 Representative candidates speak on issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    ... who lives in Monroe, is being challenged by a newcomer to the political arena, Charles Jensen, a Democrat from Skagit County. Scott was elected in 2012 on a platform of smaller, smarter government. During a presentation in July, Scott shared that, ...

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  16. Proposal to deliver crude by rail prompts concerns over shippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... Shell applied for a shoreline variance permit, as a prelude to building its rail terminal. Officials in Skagit County issued a determination that the proposed project would not have a significant impact on the waterfront. That decision prompted an ...

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  17. Pickle plant on a roll in Skagit CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Columbian

    Pickles and sauerkraut are once again rolling down processing lines in Skagit County as Gielow Pickles recently started up production in a 70,000-square-foot facility at the Port of Skagit. The plant joins Sakuma Bros.

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  18. NAS Whidbey man accused of seeking sex with childRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Whidbey News-Times

    A sailor at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station is among six men arrested during an online child exploitation sting carried out by Skagit County law enforcement. Matthew Beltran, 37, of Stanwood, allegedly offered a 14-year-old girl he met on Craigslist a $27 Marshalls gift card in exchange for meeting him and having sex, according to report by a detective with the Mount Vernon Police Department.

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  19. The Daily Troll: State told to monitor one traveler. Pot accounts go...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    ... health departments to carry out the monitoring locally. He called the new system a "big improvement." Earlier, Skagit County had asked anyone who has returned from areas with active Ebola cases in the past 21 days to notify county health and ...

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  20. DelBene vs. Celis: Minimum wage, maximum disagreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... are closely contested. It was designed to be a "swing" district, and embraces turf ranging from Whatcom and Skagit County dairy farms to the technology centers of Redmond and Kirkland. She argued Wednesday that a gridlocked Washington, D.C., could ...

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