EVERETT —A 22-5 first quarter propelled Mount Vernon to a 72-26 win behind a game high 29 point performance from Alyssa Evans. Alisyn Schmidt added 23 points, including five 3-pointers.At Cascade H.S. Mount Vernon 22 24 13 13 — 72Cascade 5 6 12 3 — 26
Date: 01/22/2014 | High Schools
MOUNT VERNON — A cadaver dog is searching a large vacant building that burned in Mount Vernon to make certain there were no transients trapped inside.Police spokeswoman Shannon Haigh said the search Monday is a precaution after one transient...
Date: 01/20/2014 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON — A fire at an unoccupied warehouse in Mount Vernon has disrupted rail traffic.
Date: 01/19/2014 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON -- A convicted felon has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for his role in the death of a 4-year old boy who accidentally shot himself.
Date: 12/21/2013 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON -- Walking through the Skagit Valley College campus, one might not even take a second look at the flower beds planted between the Cardinal Center and Cole Library. At first glance, the flower beds look like little more than nicely landscaped foliage.
Date: 11/06/2013 | Northwest
The imperious name might suggest images of a vast, grand beer hall, but the Empire Ale House is actually an intimate place tucked away on a side street in Mount Vernon.The Empire, in business for a couple of years now, seats about 40 folks in attractive surroundings. In...
Date: 11/01/2013 | Entertainment
MOUNT VERNON -- Four months after a section of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed, crews installed a new section on Sunday, swapping a temporary 500-ton span with a 900-ton permanent one.The bridge, which was closed overnight for the...
Date: 09/15/2013 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON -- The first full day of deliberations in the trial of adopted parents charged with homicide by abuse began with a juror being dismissed.KING-TV reported that the juror discussed the case with his wife who works for the Skagit County prosecutor's office.
Date: 09/07/2013 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON -- A body was pulled from the Skagit River near downtown Mount Vernon on Thursday after a group of people sitting down to eat at the Moose Lodge saw it and alerted authorities.
MOUNT VERNON — A portion of Highway 9 was closed temporarily Thursday as fire crews fought a small wildfire burning east of Mount Vernon.The Skagit Valley Herald reported that no homes were threatened and cool, damp weather was assisting...
MOUNT VERNON -- Two men were found unconscious in restroom stalls at the Skagit Transit Station in Mount Vernon.Firefighters revived a 23-year-old man Friday at the scene. But a 31-year-old man could not be revived and died Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON -- Traffic moved steadily across the temporary fix to the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River early Wednesday morning, bringing relief to business owners and people who live in the area.Less than a month after a span of the bridge collapsed and dumped three people...
Date: 06/19/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON -- State transportation officials say the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River should reopen sometime next week. That's when a temporary bridge span is expected to replace one that collapsed on May 23.
Date: 06/10/2013 | Northwest
MOUNT VERNON -- Nearly all the materials for a temporary I-5 bridge over the Skagit River have arrived at the site and the Washington Transportation Department hopes to meet the governor's goal of spanning a collapsed section by mid-June, officials said.
Date: 05/31/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON -- Investigation into the cause of the Skagit River bridge collapse has moved underwater.The Seattle Times reported the National Transportation Safety Board is focusing its investigation on certain pieces of the bridge beams.
Date: 05/28/2013 | Northwest
Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.The crossings are kept standing by engineering design, not supported with brute strength or redundant...
Date: 05/26/2013 | Nation & World
MOUNT VERNON -- Crews plan to begin removing the steel-and-concrete wreckage of the I-5 bridge from the Skagit River as early as Sunday.Barges were scheduled on Saturday evening to bring in heavy cutting and lifting equipment to prepare for the work. Atkinson Construction, a...
Date: 05/25/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON — Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday afternoon that it may be possible to install a temporary structure to replace the Skagit River Bridge over I-5 in Mount Vernon.He said officials are "scouring the nation" for one of the World War...
Date: 05/24/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON — The four-lane I-5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed about 7 p.m. Thursday, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.Rescue crews raced to the scene and after a frantic hour reported that...
Date: 05/23/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON -- Police in Mount Vernon say a 38-year-old Anacortes man arrested in a bicycle theft also is believed responsible for two recent Mount Vernon robberies.
Date: 05/14/2013 | Northwest
ARLINGTON -- A man found dead in Arlington last week has been identified as Leonardo Torres-Angel, 21, of Marysville.
Date: 04/02/2013 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- A 28-year-old Mount Vernon man was being held Friday on $50,000 bail in connection with a body discovered in Arlington the day before.
Date: 03/29/2013 | Local News
UPDATE, 9:30 a.m. Friday: Mount Vernon police on Thursday night arrested a man for investigation of manslaughter in this case. They believe the suspect and the victim were involved in a shooting in Mount Vernon on Monday. It's still not clear how or why they ended up in...
Date: 03/28/2013 | Local News
MOUNT VERNON — A superior court judge in Washington ordered a new court date on Thursday for charges the Skagit County prosecutor is pursuing against "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore.The next hearing on April 10 will be to...
Date: 03/21/2013 | Northwest