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COVID-19 restrictions tightening

Skagit County follows state guidelines

Forget a La Conner Octoberfest-like street fair this fall. There will be no large public events, nor weddings nor funerals in Skagit County or anywhere in Washington state through the end of 2020. Monday the Skagit County Board of Health agreed to extend County Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Leibrand’s guidance on cancelling large scale events. These follow Gov. Jay Inslee’s July 23 announcement of a prohibition on all live entertainment – indoors and outdoors – including drive-in concerts, comedy clubs and music in restaurants and other rollbacks from his Safe Start phased reope...


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