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The Anacortes City Council on Monday confirmed Mayor Gere’s appointment of Darcy Swetnam as the City Attorney. She began working at the City last May as the Assistant City Attorney and will begin her assignment as the City Attorney on January 1 of next year.

Until taking a position at the city, she worked with attorney Alan Souders. She joined that law office in 2008 upon returning to Anacortes following her graduate education and legal work in Idaho and California. She specialized in the areas of elder law, estate planning, property, probate, and business and litigation support.

After receiving her law degree from Chapman University, she taught law school in Southern California in the areas of tort law and real property. A graduate of Anacortes High School in 1997, Darcy has many ties to the community and has joined an active network of those supporting families and seniors in Western Washington.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 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