Skagit County

Man Convicted In Wife's Death Had Googled how To KillProsecutors alleged William Rodgers strangled his wife after Googling "how to break a neck."
Groups Appeal Decision On Oil-Train FacilitySeveral environmental groups are appealing a decision by Skagit County officials that they say will allow a proposal for an oil-train facility at an Anacortes refinery to move forward without a serious review of the risks.
NTSB: Systematic Errors Caused I-5 Bridge Collapse The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played a part in the Interstate 5 bridge collapse north of Seattle last year.
Police Kill Rampaging Cow That Tossed Officer Into The AirMount Vernon police say the cow escaped from a farm outside the city limits.
Justices: Cities Can Be Liable In DUI Crash
REPORT: WSDOT Didn't Flag Caution On Skagit River BridgeThe Associated Press found that the DOT regularly puts detailed warnings on its trucking permits when routes are projected to encounter potentially problematic areas of low clearance. But the Skagit bridge — along the crucial I-5 corridor between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia — was never added to that group.
Attorney: 'Barefoot Bandit' Resolving Old Charge
Problem Arises Over New 'Barefoot Bandit' ChargeThere's a problem with one of the two new charges filed against the 'Barefoot Bandit' in Washington state: He already pleaded guilty to it.
Best Weekend Road Trips in Washington January 11 - 13Head out this weekend for the country's FREE winter trails day, celebrate winter with a fine ale and an ice sculpture, or enjoy watching eagles in Skagit County. January is filled with fun things to do!
Hundreds Attend Spokane Hearing On Coal Exports Environmentalists and business interests have been competing to pack public hearings on a proposed coal export terminal near Ferndale, eager to build up a record of comments for or against.
High Court Allows Lawsuit Over Alleged Botched Response From 911The family of a man shot and killed by his neighbor in Skagit County can proceed to trial on claims that the county's emergency communications center mishandled its response to his panicked 911 call, Washington's Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Best of This Weekend in Seattle October 5 - 7Home shows, festivals and Oktoberfests, local farms and farmers' markets are all celebrating the Harvest Time in Seattle. Take a look at what's happening!