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Mayor Gere honored city Parks & Recreation employee Heather Brennan with the Mayor’s Award of Merit at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

Gere cited Brennan’s “extraordinary efforts in supervising the city work program crew that was completing a maintenance project at the museum. You led by example. explained the importance of taking pride in their work while working alongside them to complete the project in a professional manner in a very short amount of time.”

In nominating Brennan, Parks Director Gary Robinson said, “Heather has a strong work ethic. Heather oversees the parks department’s efforts on its ballfields, and as a result of her work we have some of the nicest ballfields in the County and State.”

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


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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