Community News

Another roundabout coming

Roundabout construction detours

Residents will have to deal with a few detours for about three weeks in the area of 32nd Street and D Avenue, where a single-lane roundabout will be constructed starting next week.

Wildfire smoke from regional fires in the air here

Forecasts call for some wildfire smoke to reach Skagit County this week. Periodic east winds could bring in smoke from fires in the North Cascades, causing air quality to deteriorate to “Moderate” or “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” on occasion.

City Launches First Bike/Ped Greenway

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The city this weekend launched the first of several planned Greenways, marked routes aimed at getting citizens moving on bikes and on foot using quiet, low-traffic side streets.

Paving work to close parts of M Ave.

The city will start work paving M Avenue from Eighth Street to 27th Court as part of its ongoing asphalt preservation program on Monday, August 6.

Highway 20 repaving starts this week

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At 8 p.m. Monday (July 9), crews from Lakeside Industries will start work to pave the four-lane stretch of SR 20 Spur between Sharpes Corner and the Commercial Avenue roundabout.

City Parks Chief Retiring

City Parks Director Gary Robinson announced in a heartfelt note that he is planning to retire after being with the city for 33 years.