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T-Mobile tower discussed at Council

The City Council has deferred a request to write a local church that plans to allow T-Mobile to build a cell phone tower on church property.

So. Fidalgo meeting this Wednesday

Issues of traffic, the cost of gas and questions about a future new bridge from Whidbey Island to the mainland are up for discussion at a town hall-style meeting of the South Fidalgo Community Council, set for this Wednesday.

Hospital renovation dedicated

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The traditional ribbon cutting at Tuesday's opening of the newly renovated Island Hospital. The renovations cost about $ 40 million and took more than two years to complete.

Ian Munce leaving city job

2008-0701_ian_munce.jpgIan Munce, a familiar face at City Hall for 27 years, has resigned as City Planning Director and City Attorney, effective at the end of July. Munce says he will take a job with the City of Tacoma.

Hospital renovation dedication Tuesday

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Island Hospital is set to dedicate it’s new $40 million remodel and renovation with a public ceremony Tuesday evening at the new lobby entrance.

Peregrine chicks on Mt. Erie

Peregrine falcons nesting on Mt. Erie have hatched two health chicks, according to Jon Lunsford, the manager of the Anacortes Forest Lands. 

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

3,725 Confirmed Skagit Cases
327 Cases in ZIP 98221

223 Hospitalizations
47 Deaths

287,031 Confirmed Cases Statewide
17,129 Hospitalizations

4,114 Deaths Statewide

Updated 8:00 pm January 23, 2021.

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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