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Editorial –

We are six weeks away from the ok for the state – and thus Skagit County – reopening to social and economic activity, just like in the old days. Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic shut the country down, Gov. Jay Inslee will, at the start of the July 4th weekend, end the coronavirus public health metric tracking that counties have navigated toward Inslee’s Roadmap to Recovery.

Twenty-two of 39 counties, 56.4%, are reporting more than 200 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents in the last two-week period, and 34 counties, 87%, had more than 100 cases per 100,000 people,...


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