Police Beat

At least 16 motorcycle collisions, including one death and four serious crashes, were reported in Sunday’s Oyster Run to Anacortes.

A Ferndale man, Steven Vail, was killed just before 5 p.m. Sunday on northbound I-5 when his bike hit a guardrail. The Ferndale man's passenger, who is from Snohomish, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Bellingham for treatment.

A Seattle man was injured Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a wall at the Bow Post Office at the corner of Chuckanut Drive and Bow Hill Road.  Clarence Reynolds remains in serious condition.

The annual motorcycle run, which attracts bikers from all over the Northwest to Anacortes, drew a crowd of 15,000 to 20,000, according to Anacortes Police Capt. John Small.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

549 Skagit Cases (+17)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

59 Hospitalizations (+2)
15 Deaths (+0)
434 Recovered
12,113 Tested
4.5% Positive

35,247 Cases Statewide (+469)
4,473 Hospitalizations (+10)

1,354 Deaths Statewide (+2)
607,276 Total Tests Statewide
5.8% Positive

Updated 10:00 pm July 4, 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.

Community Events