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No Samish River mine

Once again, our Valley faces a gravel pit project that could damage the character, safety and environmental integrity of a rural area and waterway. This time, the proposed project is the Miles Sand and Gravel mine along the Samish River, accessed off of Grip and Prairie Roads.

After reviewing incomplete, outdated material, Skagit County determined the project will not have a significant impact and issued a “Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance.”

Yet the value of our Valley’s rural lands and waterways cannot be overstated – no project should be green-lighted without thorough assess...


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