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July 18, 2014 at 9:23 AM

Injured loggers rescued by NAS Whidbey helicopter

By Kera Wanielista / Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash. CLEAR LAKE — Two men were rescued Thursday morning from a logging site after one of the trees they were trying to remove slid down the cliffside and struck them. About 6:30 a.m., four men with a logging company were attempting to remove the previously felled trees…

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June 29, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Hiker, rescue volunteer die at Pilchuck Falls

A hiker and a man who attempted to rescue the hiker fell to their deaths at Pilchuck Falls in Skagit County on Saturday, according to the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office. At about 9:40 p.m. Saturday, sheriff’s deputies from Skagit and Snohomish counties, along with Skagit County search and rescue personnel, were called to the scene near Lake Cavanaugh with…

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January 24, 2014 at 10:12 AM

Skagit County man sentenced to 8½ years for incest

By Russell Hixson / Skagit Valley Herald MOUNT VERNON — A Skagit County Superior Court judge sentenced Chad Chenoweth on Thursday to 8½ years in prison for first-degree incest, his 14th sex offense and his first involving an adult victim. “I consider sex offenses, short of death, the most damaging thing a victim can go through,” Judge…

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July 22, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Manhunt continues in shooting of 4-year-old

The Associated Press UPDATE 1:01 p.m. | Police followed tips overnight but were still searching Monday for a Washington state man wanted for questioning in the shooting death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son. Investigators are talking to people who may know Trevor Braymiller, 25, and asking the public for tips, Sedro-Woolley Police Chief Doug Wood said Police don’t…

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May 28, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Minor back-ups reported on Skagit detours

On the first workday after the holiday weekend, the state Transportation Department (WSDOT) is reporting relatively minor back-ups in the area of the Interstate 5 bridge collapse over the Skagit River. As of 9:40 a.m., WSDOT reported no back-ups on northbound detour routes and back-ups of a half-mile to three quarters of a mile on the southbound routes. A…

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