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Skagit County, Washington

Skagit County Encourages Participation in Survey
The County has contracted with Applied Research Northwest in Bellingham to help develop the scientific survey, collect responses and conduct the analysis of findings. The report will be available in March. [more]

County establishes health advisory panel
In an era of dramatic changes in U.S. health care, Skagit County Commissioners have established a new, 23-member health advisory panel. [more]

2015 Master Composter/Recycler Volunteer Training
Training includes 30 hours of class room presentation, books, composting thermometers, and other helpful tools. [more]

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

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]

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