Skagit


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Related to Skagit: Skagit River, Skagit County

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Skagit

(skăj`ĭt), river, c.150 mi (240 km) long, rising in the Cascade Range, British Columbia, and flowing SW through Wash. into Puget Sound. Gorge High Dam, Diablo Dam, and Ross Dam provide electricity for Seattle. The lakes formed behind the dams are in a 40-mi (64-km) stretch of river canyon that makes up Ross Lake National Recreation Area (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
, table). Ross Lake, 24 mi (39 km) long, extends to the Canadian border.
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We detected 771 Oregon Spotted Frog egg masses at these 11 sites distributed in 3 watersheds: 1 site in Sumas River (Whatcom County), 3 sites in South Fork Nooksack River (Whatcom County), and 7 sites in Samish River (Whatcom and Skagit counties).
The Skagit chapter was started by David Wilder, longtime employee of Chinook Enterprises, a local company well known for its role in promoting employment opportunities for disabled individuals.
The bridge is on the Interstate 5 freeway where it crosses the Skagit River between the towns of Mount Vernon and Burlington, 55 miles (90 km) north of Seattle.
North Coast CU agreed to be the stopping off point for a local campaign, which by coincidence has received reams of favorable state and national publicity and launched by a local minister to benefit the Skagit Community Action Agency with $1 million in pennies.
Of the 21 pressroom employees idled by the outsourcing, "no one took up opportunities at Skagit, but several have undertaken retraining or have other jobs in the works," Executive Editor Julie Shirley wrote in a note to readers Sunday.
A steady stream of tour buses, vans, cars, trucks and bicycles fill Skagit County's two-lane roads.
New to Skagit State Bank in 2005, Barnhart brings more than 20 years experience in the banking industry.
The dead, found at multiple crime scenes after Tuesday's tragedy, included Skagit sheriff's deputy Anne Jackson, 40, whom Mrs Zamora said had helped her family.
Two others were wounded, including a state trooper in Skagit County, north of Seattle, Washington, yesterday afternoon.
The suspect, who was reportedly known to police, eventually turned himself in at a Skagit County sheriff's office in Mount Vernon.
Northridge wins: The 12-under Northridge All-Star softball team won the American Softball Association `B' Western Regional championship last weekend in Skagit Valley, Wash.
says Lois Young, recycling supervisor for Skagit River Steel and Recycling, Burlington, Wash.