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Fentanyl becoming potent problem in Skagit County

When officers with the Swinomish Tribal Police Department arrived at the home of a 40-year-old woman dying of a drug overdose in May, they had no reason to believe it was any different than other overdoses they had seen.As the investigation continued, however, officers learned the woman may have tak

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-06-17 13:00:00

Classic warbirds coming to Skagit Regional Airport

History will come to Burlington when four World War II era aircraft touch down Wednesday at Skagit Regional Airport.The Collings Foundation, which is based out of Massachusetts, will bring its annual Wings of Freedom tour to Skagit County.The tour features several restored aircraft, including a B-25

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-06-17 13:00:00

Berry Dairy Days celebrates community of Burlington

BURLINGTON — As 11 o’clock grew nearer, all the best seats for the Berry Dairy Days Grand Parade had been claimed by thousands of families and their squirmy children, their bags and buckets ready to receive the copious amounts of candy to be thrown throughout the procession.Now in its 81st year, Ber

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-06-17 13:00:00

Three teens in custody after shooting in Mount Vernon

Three males who fled on foot were found and taken into custody, the report stated. A fourth suspect, identified as a 29-year-old woman from Burlington, was not located despite efforts from the State Patrol, Skagit County Sheriff's Office, the Sedro-Woolley and Burlington police departments, and a K-

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-06-16 19:00:00

Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple in Washington state

FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, William Earl Talbott II enters the courtroom at the Skagit County Community Justice Center before entering a plea of not guilty for the 1987 murder of Tanya Van Cuylenborg in Mount Vernon, Wash. A Washington state man authorities say is linked by DNA

EXPRESSNEWS.COM - 2018-06-16 19:48:27

Superior Court charges filed against suspects in overdose death

MOUNT VERNON — Prosecutors charged two women Wednesday in Skagit County Superior Court in connection with a May overdose death.Milagros Encarnacion, 54, and Michelle C. Martinez, 41, will be arraigned Thursday.Each is charged with controlled substance homicide and six other drug-related felonies in


Catching crayfish in the creek

A small stream tumbled and crashed through edge of Bellingham, Washington. The rocky ravine it had carved over time now provides refuge for big trees, a fish hatchery, a cacophony of birds and humans, too. Well-worn dirt paths gave testament to the popularity of this waterfall-filled neighborhood gr

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-06-17 11:00:00

Outdoor Notes: Take dad outside this Father's Day

Local marine areas 7 (San Juan Islands), 8-1 (Deception Pass, Hope Island and Skagit Bay), 8-2 (ports Susan and Gardner) and 9 (Admiralty Inlet) are open for recreational coonstripe and pink shrimp fishing.

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-06-17 12:00:00

Photo Shows Mystery Object Over Whidbey Island

A camera operated Greg Johnson, who runsthe Skunk Bay Weather website, captured the two images above around 4 a.m. Sunday. Johnson photographs weather from the north end of the Kitsap Peninsula near Hansville. The missile - or whatever it is - appears to be launching from near Oak Harbor on Whidbey


Burlington nursing assistant accused of forging check has credentials suspended | 1170 KPUG-AM

BURLINGTON, Wash. — A Skagit County nursing assistantfacing charges of forgery and first-degree thefthad his credentials suspended for at least five years.Patrick Daniel Sigman, who worked at Creekside Continuing Care Community, is accused of cashing a forged check of nearly $7,300 from the account


Police: 120-150 lb black bear captured near Mukilteo

MUKILTEO, Wash.- The Mukilteo Police Department said a 120-150 pound black bear was captured Sunday by officials with the Department of Fish and Wildlife.Earlier in the day the bear was contained in the Northeast area of Harbour Pointe Boulevard and Chennault Beach Road, west of the Flying Heritage


Man dies after Hummer goes into ditch east of Everson | 790 KGMI

EVERSON, Wash. — An Everson man is dead after driving into a ditch Sunday night.The State Patrol reports Benjamin J. Denhartog was driving east of Everson on Goodwin Road at about 9:45 P.M. when he crossed the center line in his Hummer and came to rest in the ditch.Denhartog was not wearing a seatbe


Monroe woman killed in overnight crash on I-90 near Cle Elum

CLE ELUM, Wash. - A Monroe woman was killed in an overnight crash on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum, the Washington State Patrol reports.


Chain car crash near Cascade Mall sends three to hospital | 790 KGMI

BURLINGTON, Wash. — Three people were hurt in a four-car accident just before 6:00 Saturday night in Burlington.The State Patrol says two cars were blocking traffic on eastbound Highway 20 at Pulver Road due to a collision. The drivers were outside the vehicles looking at the damage.An Anacortes dri


WWU women’s basketball adds Bernsen and Lance to coaching staff | 1170 KPUG-AM

Bernsen, a native of Moses Lake, Washington, has spent time during the past two years playing professionally overseas after her WWU career concluded with the 2015-16 season. She played for Lemvig Basket in the Danish Professional League and also played for Den Helder in the Netherlands.


Man wanted by Californian police for child abduction arrested on Texas Street | 1170 KPUG-AM

6-12-2018BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol and Bellingham Police helped California police track down a man suspected of abducting a young child early Monday morning.Freemont Police had a felony warrant for 25-year old Darryll A. Reese, the estranged father of the 6-year-old girl.Reese


On this day: Olympic Pipeline explosion in Bellingham kills three in 1999

On Thursday afternoon, June 10, 1999, a 16-inch fuel line owned by the Olympic Pipe Line Company ruptures in Bellingham, spilling 277,200 gallons of gasoline into Hanna and Whatcom creeks. The volatile fuel explodes, killing three youths: Liam Wood, 18, and Wade King and Stephen Tsiorvas, both age 1


ACLU sues Whatcom County Jail for not giving opioid-addicted inmates withdrawal medication | 1170 KPUG-AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — In a novel case with national implications, the ACLU sues the Whatcom County Jail.


Employee at cannabis producer injured in explosion | FOX 28 Spokane

– An explosion at Smokey Point Productions, a cannabis producer in Arlington, Washington, sent one person to the hospital.The Everett Daily Herald reports that an employee was taken to Cascade Valley Hospital Thursday afternoon with minor injuries.Kristin Banfield, spokeswoman for the Arlington Poli


Mount Vernon High School graduating seniors parade through downtown

MOUNT VERNON — As Mount Vernon High School seniors celebrated their upcoming graduation Friday morning, the community celebrated with them.“Mount Vernon is amazing and rallying around our students,” said Paige Bird, college and career specialist at the school. “It takes a whole community.”For the fi