Without State Budget, Decisions for Blanchard Forest, Other Public Lands Put on Hold

July 26, 2017

The Skagit Valley Herald reports on how public lands projects in the Skagit Valley are suffering due to the Legislature’s inability to pass a budget.

Excerpt: “Because the problem is not that we were denied funding, but rather there was no overall funding package, we’re hopeful legislators will come back and fund our Blanchard purchase through a capital budget passed either this fall or early next session,” he said. “In the meantime, we will be reconvening the Blanchard committee in the fall to discuss the path ahead.”

Read the full story in the Skagit Valley Herald.