Skagit Valley Archives - Salish Current

Tribe, feds, state face off on stream water temperature in the Skagit

April 24, 2024
Dick Clever

Swinomish say not enough is being done to address the overheating of the Skagit’s salmon spawning and breeding streams.

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Skagit agritourism controversy is about more than weddings in barns

March 28, 2024
Adam M. Sowards

County commission action falls far short of consensus on the issue of agritourism in the Skagit Valley.

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Skagit’s white birds of winter are ambassadors among land use, values conflicts

November 22, 2023
Adam M. Sowards

Hunters, tourists, wildlife photographers, birdwatchers and farmers have distinct relationships and sometimes competing interests when it comes to these wintering flocks.

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Spring Fields

April 7, 2023
Thomas William Jones

Spring in the Skagit Valley inspires an artist’s vision.

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Sunset at Wiley Slough

November 9, 2022
Thomas William Jones

A longtime watercolor artist found inspiration in the Skagit Valley’s protected estuaries during a dramatic sunset.

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