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Skagit County, Washington

Skagit County adopts moratorium on new marijuana facilities
Effective immediately, a moratorium on new recreational marijuana production or processing facilities. [more]
Related: Guidance for I-502 Marijuana Permitting

Health Department issues Warning for toxic blue green algae at Pass Lake in Deception Pass State Park
Pass Lake in Deception Pass State Park continues to show the presence of blue green algae toxins. [more]

Governor's office and Skagit County highlight progress of the Clean Samish Initiative
Local effort plays key role in meeting governor's statewide goal to grow shellfish industry and reduce pollution. [more]

Skagit County and Burlington School District Investigate Options as Stewards of Historic Cumming Painting
A 28 x 6 foot canvas mural painted by the late William Cumming in 1941 was saved from a probable trip to the garbage dump after being diverted to the fairgrounds by local resident Tony Breckenridge [more]

Tribal Leased Land Exemptions
As the elected Assessor representing taxpayers in Skagit County I have made a decision on the complicated issue of property tax exemptions on tribal trust lands that have permanent improvements, notwithstanding who has ownership. [more]


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