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Skagit levee repairs reduce anxiety for residents before next flood season

5 levee repair projects in Skagit underway this summer

A biker cycles by as an excavator drops riprap armor along the levee of the Skagit River.
A biker rides by as an excavator drops riprap armor along the levee of the Skagit River on Friday, Aug. 25 in Mount Vernon. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on multi-million-dollar repairs to the Skagit River levees that were damaged by flooding between Burlington and Mount Vernon. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
MOUNT VERNON — The sound of 1,000-pound boulders crashing onto the banks of the Skagit River pierc
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