COVID-19 Symptom Attestation

Washington state’s once-bustling border towns and islands fall silent, due to coronavirus pandemic

Seattle Times

Sharp-eyed dwellers of Washington’s northwest corner could look skyward in recent weeks and see thousands of snow geese — winter residents of the nearby Skagit Valley — gracefully winging their way north in a migration old as time.

It was a welcome glimpse of seasonal business-as-usual — and a rare one. Most humans with designs on a northerly spring migration get stopped, cold, on roads or waters around Blaine, thanks to a virtual wall between the U.S. and Canada, the result of border restrictions imposed in March to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Click the heart to favorite

Your feedback is crucial to telling Western's story.
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 2:25pm

Share