Guemes Electric Ferry Funding Now In Doubt
According to the Skagit Valley Herald: "The funding for the Guemes Island ferry is back in question after a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, moved out of the U.S. Senate without its earlier funding earmarks."

"In a recent conversation with the Skagit County Commissioners, US Representative Rick Larsen provided a brief update on the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which passed the Senate last week and is awaiting consideration in the House. While the fate of the bill is unclear, the elected representatives are working on a compromise, he said. Larsen said he is talking with the Department of Transportation to include an allocation in funding from the bill for the Guemes Island Ferry replacement project."

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Skagit County COVID-19 Cases
September 17, 7242 cases (+57), 504 hospitalized, 92 deaths.

Skagit Valley Herald: "393 new cases since last Wednesday" "Up until August, there had been no COVID-19 deaths at Island Hospital. In August, the hospital recorded four deaths, and another in September...".

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