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Burn ban goes into effect

A county-wide burn ban goes into effect for unincorporated areas on Thursday, July 17, due to the high fire danger and dry weather. A spokesman for the Anacortes Fire Department says the burn ban applies in the City of Anacortes, too.

City launches ride share contest

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The City is launching a ride share contest in an effort to get Anacortes residents to save energy. The prize? Tell the city where to spend $1,000. 

City recycling poster winners

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The City has announced the winners of the annual recycle poster contest. Mayor Dean Maxwell presented each winner with a plaque at this week's City Council meeting.

Council bans living in cars on streets

After a series of complaints, the City Council has moved to stop people from living in their cars and RVs on city streets.

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.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,187 Confirmed Skagit Cases
383 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

268 Hospitalizations
60 Deaths
12,313 Fully Vaccinated
35,145 Doses Given

Statewide

323,839 Confirmed Cases Statewide
19,500 Hospitalizations

5,032 Deaths Statewide

Updated 6 pm, March 4, 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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