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Skagit County Press Releases 2024

The latest news from Skagit County government.

Press release archives:

February 16, 2024
Update #19 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

February 16, 2024
Cook Road will be Closed to Through Traffic at the BNSF Rail Crossing
Overnight From 7:00 Pm February 22, 2024 to 5:00 Am February 23, 2024

February 12, 2024
Update #18 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

February 8, 2024
Skagit County Coroner Receives IACME Accreditation
Skagit County will be the 39th office in the nation and the 7th coroner’s office in Washington State to be accredited by the IACME.

February 6, 2024
Skagit County Seeks Applicants for Agricultural Advisory Board
Serve in an advisory role in making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding land use, planning, programs, and policy decisions relating to agriculture.

February 1, 2024
Skagit County Rejects Bids for Construction of Guemes Island Electric Ferry
On Monday, January 22, 2024, the Skagit Board of County Commissioners voted to reject all submitted bids for construction of the Guemes Island electric ferry.

February 1, 2024
Update #17 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

January 30, 2024
Skagit Board of County Commissioners Passes Resolution to Place EMS Levy Renewal on April Ballot
The purpose of the ballot measure is to renew the levy at a sufficient rate to continue funding 24-hour EMS response.

January 30, 2024
Commissioners adopt Interim Ordinance Prohibiting New Permits for Event Venues on Agricultural Land
The interim ordinance temporarily prohibits the acceptance of new permits for event venues on Skagit County agricultural land.

January 29, 2024
Update #16 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

January 29, 2024
Commissioners appoint Paul Nielsen for vacant Skagit County District Court Judge, Position 2
Replacing District Court Judge Dianne Goddard after she retires on February 29, 2024.

January 11, 2024
Update #15 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

January 16, 2024
Skagit Board of County Commissioners to hold public hearing to consider EMS levy renewal
Public hearing will be held on January 22, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. to consider a resolution to place an emergency medical services (EMS) levy renewal on the April 23, 2024, special election ballot.

January 12, 2024
Skagit County Protects 425 Acres of Farmland from Development in 2023
Skagit County’s Farmland Legacy Program protected farmland in Skagit County now totals 14,750 acres.

January 11, 2024
Update #13 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.

January 11, 2024
Sign up now for 2024 Master Composter Recycler Training!
If you are interested in composting and recycling, developing a sustainable future, and being part of a great community, consider becoming Certified Skagit County Master Composter Recycler.

January 9, 2024
Skagit Board of County Commissioners to hold public hearing to consider EMS levy renewal
January 22, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. to consider a resolution to place an emergency medical services (EMS) levy renewal on the April 23, 2024, special election ballot.

January 9, 2024
Commissioners seek candidates for vacant Skagit County District Court Judge, Position 2
The Board of County Commissioners will accept applications from qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association.

January 5, 2024
Update #13 on Olympic Pipeline Gasoline Spill
Skagit County Department of Emergency Management is on site to support the response efforts.