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Guemes Island Ferry Electronic Ticketing System Launch Delayed

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Skagit County has announced a delay in the switch to electronic ticketing for the Guemes Island Ferry.

Washington voters favor anti-tax initiatives — for now

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More than 40% of voters told the Cascade PBS/Elway Poll they would like to repeal WA’s new capital gains tax as well as its carbon cap-and-invest system.

I want to keep my child safe from abuse − but research tells me I’m doing it wrong

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It’s rarely the creep at the playground. About 90% of child sexual abusers know the family.

Lawsuit seeks to block Washington ‘parental rights’ initiative

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The Legislature approved the measure earlier this year and it’s set to take effect next month.

Six takeaways from the WA schools chief debate

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Candidates running to lead Washington’s public schools debated Monday night on issues like student mental health, absenteeism and the role of parents in their kids’ education.  

Police Blotter, May 10 - 16, 2024

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A variety of calls this week included disorderly conduct and trespassing charges that led to an arrest and booking into Skagit jail.

High School students need transportation, you can help

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A fund-raising effort is well under way to purchase two vans for Anacortes High School athletics and activities.

TikTok law threatening a ban if the app isn’t sold raises First Amendment concerns

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The law forcing TikTok to be sold or banned is meant to protect Americans from Chinese government influence and privacy intrusions. But does it undermine a bedrock American principle? 

Hikes: California Dreamin'

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Yep, Californians must dream of being able to hike a beach like this.