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Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell was third in the third and final round of the World Town rier Tournament in Chester, England on Saturday.

"I won another 3rd place today in the last round of the Chester World Town Crier Competition, it pays to stay out of the pubs during the competition I find," he posted on his Facebook page.

Riddell won third place on the first round on Wednesday and failed to place in the final round on Thursday. 

Final day results: Chris Whyman, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1st; Darren McCubbin, Wellington Shire, Australia 2nd; Richard Riddell, Anacortes, Wash., USA 3rd.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,609 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

288 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
35,476 Fully Vaccinated
50,348 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

358,592 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,434 Hospitalizations

5,380 Deaths Statewide
1,830,811 Fully Vaccinated
2,748,811 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 17, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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