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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 9:19 pm
Fred Meyer adjusts firearms storage procedures as result of gun theft
The Oregonian - Fred Meyer has adjusted to the way it stores and displays some of its guns as a result of a June 18 incident in which 22 firearms were stolen from the Newberg store. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 5:03 pm
Cheryl Bentyne of The Manhattan Transfer coming to Mount Vernon for special concert
Bellingham Herald - Cheryl Bentyne of The Manhattan Transfer, a Skagit County native, performs in a solo performance at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon. Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 9:47 am
Primary: Skagit County Auditor [Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash. :: ]
Customer Interaction Solutions - Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Skagit County Auditor Jeanne Youngquist faces challenger Cheryl Mitchell in the election this year. Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 3:59 pm
NTSB faults Washington state, trucking firm in bridge collapse
Ledger-Enquirer.com - The National Transportation Safety Board faulted a Canadian trucking company for failing to account for the low-clearance bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon, Wash., in its route planning for shipments of unusual size. Read more...
Saturday, July 12, 2014 -- 1:15 pm
Longtime downtown Bellingham art supply store moving into bigger space
Bellingham Herald - Sales person Jill Patterson, left, helps customer Marylee LeCocq shop for oil paint at Dakota Art Store, 1415 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 11:52 pm
Ennen brothers living wakeboarding dream, open Bow Lake cable park
Bellingham Herald - Scenes from the grand opening of the of the Permacation Cable Park Sunday, June 29, 2014 on Bow Lake in Alger. Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 7:53 am
Outdoor theater abounds in Northwest parks
Seattle Times - The 2014 summer outdoor theater season unofficially begins this weekend, July 12-13, with a sunny opportunity for free binge-watching at staging areas within Seattle's Volunteer Park. Read more...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 -- 9:16 pm
Opinions differ on how Skagit Co. dog was severely burned
KOMO News - MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- What caused a mysterious burn that nearly killed a Skagit County woman's dog? It happened after a local pet emergency hospital treated the dog for an accidental overdose, and now both sides are pointing fingers at each other. Read more...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 -- 3:57 pm
Skagit Valley Highland Games start July 12
Bellingham Herald - The Skagit Valley Highland Games, part of an annual circuit of Scottish competitions in the Northwest and lower B.C., begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Edgewater Park, 600 Behrens Millett Road in Mount Vernon. Read more...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 -- 10:32 am
Police kill charging cow who sent officer airborne
Free Republic - Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and tap-dancing on a patrol car. Read more...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 -- 4:25 am
Police kill cow that charged officer
Bellingham Herald - The Skagit Valley Herald reports that police spokeswoman Shannon Haigh says the cow apparently escaped from a farm outside the city limits. Read more...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 8:31 pm
LaConner bridge closed after report something fell off
Bellingham Herald - State Transportation Department investigators have been dispatched to determine whether the so-called Rainbow Bridge near La Conner is sound. Read more...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 11:06 am
A Trip to Mount Vernon, Washington
BellaOnline - I love it when I stumble upon a place I've never been that not only meets, but exceeds my expectations. Read more...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 -- 2:28 pm
Mount Vernon apartment fire injures five; displaces hundreds
KING-TV Seattle - A three-alarm fire at a Mt. Vernon apartment complex injured five and displaced hundreds of people. Read more...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 -- 5:54 am
Officer reportedly injured in Mount Vernon fire
KHQ-TV Spokane - City public information officer Shannon Haigh says the officer was arriving at the fire before midnight Tuesday when something exploded and he suffered a minor hand cut. Read more...
Monday, June 30, 2014 -- 7:13 am
Ring in Independence Day with fresh berry desserts
Seattle Times - Apple pie may be as American as the Fourth of July, but it probably wasn't on the table when the holiday first began. Read more...
Friday, June 27, 2014 -- 5:04 pm
Suspect in Fred Meyer gun thefts arrested
KGW-TV Portland - A man suspected of stealing 22 guns from a Newberg Fred Meyer store last week has been arrested, police said. Read more...
Friday, June 27, 2014 -- 5:45 am
Skagit berry grower must offer housing to families
Bellingham Herald - Dozens of demonstrators stand on Kincaid Street in Mount Vernon, Wash. Thursday, June 26, 2014 to show support for Sakuma Bros. Read more...
Sunday, June 22, 2014 -- 12:07 am
Skagit sockeye river fishery at halfway point
Bellingham Herald - The Skagit River this month has dual salmon fisheries going on, one from Rockport to Marblemount targeting hatchery spring chinook homing on the state's fish production facility, the other in the lower Skagit zeroing in on sockeye bound for the Baker River system. Read more...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 -- 1:48 pm
Not guilty plea in Sedro-Woolley triple fatality
Bellingham Herald - KOMO reports Alfredo Navarro appeared in Skagit County Superior Court in a neck brace and wheelchair from his injuries in the May 23 crash on Highway 20 near Sedro-Woolley. Read more...

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