Community News

While Puget Sound Energy said that nearly a quarter-million customers were without electricity at one point over the last day or two, only a very few lost power on Fidalgo and Guemes islands.

But, PSE’s online outage map indicated nearly 800 customers on Guemes lost power early Friday morning.

During the height of the wind, Anacortes Airport recorded a gust if 42 miles… That was late Thursday. On Friday, the highest gust recorded at the airport was 31 miles an hour.

When it comes to rainfall, the downtown fire station recorded .42-inches Friday and .18-inches on Thursday. A total of less than one inch.

Puget Sound Energy says their crews have been making steady progress with damage assessment and restoration. However, damage was widespread across the service territory. Hardest hit areas include Kingston/Hansville; South Whidbey Island; Lacey/Yelm/south Thurston County; and Woodinville/Bothell.

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

Restaurants open for take out or delivery. Anacortes Chamber of Commerce list.