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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

904 Skagit Cases (+13)
<39 Cases in ZIP 98221

85 Hospitalizations (+0)
21 Deaths (+0)
NA Tests
NA% Positive

64,702 Cases Statewide (+551)
6,137 Hospitalizations (+35)

1,724 Deaths Statewide (+8)
NA Tests
NA% Positive

Updated 7:00 pm August 12, 2020.

Our Coronavirus page is updated each morning.

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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