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    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Henry Klein Homes: Light, Form and Materiality Through the DecadesLa Conner – This wonderful exhibit closes March 22nd.  Don't miss this beautiful showing of Henry's fabulous home designs. Henry Klein is recognized as one of the most important and influential northwest architects of the region. He founded the Henry Klein Partnership in 1952 and, throughout his career, designed numerous iconic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Saturday, February 22, 2020
    City of Burlington Library will be closed for staff training The library will be closed Friday, March 6 to allow library staff to attend a county-wide library training event. We will be open regular hours on Saturday, March 7. And the online library is always available 24/7.
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Friday, February 21, 2020
    Children's Museum of skagit county presents: Spring break CHILDREN’S CAMPS Spring Break camp information is here!2020 Spring Break Camp Guide & Registration (Click for PDF) (Click to register online)You can register in-person at the Museum or online.2020 Spring Break Before & After Camp Care Registration is included in online camp registration. You can also register for Before & After Camp Care ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Friday, February 21, 2020
    Please join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of The Apothecary Spa in Burlington! The Apothecary Spa is a place where you can experience a variety of spa treatments, like facials and massages.A ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the special occasion will be held at 4:30 PM on March 13th. Following the ceremony there will be a party and open house featuring delicious appetizers and beverages. There ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Events
    Thursday, February 20, 2020
    1-1/2 hr class (free): QuickBooks® Online/Desktop - Common Problems & Pitfalls. Presented by Chris McGee, ProFound Impact. RSVP today. About this Event QuickBooks® Online and Desktop users alike won't want to miss "QuickBooks® - Common Problems and Pitfalls." This free, informal 1-1/2 hour class is structured around those in attendance and presented by Business and QuickBooks® Coach, Chris ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Burlington Historical Preservation Group to Open History Display:Burlington Remembers When: 1930s to 1960sBURLINGTON – The Burlington Historical Preservation Advisory Commission (BHPAC) invites the community to the opening of a local history display: Burlington Remembers When: 1930s to 1960s, on Saturday, March 7 from 10:30am-Noon, at the Burlington Visitors’ Information Center/Chamber of ...read more
    Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Staff to provide report at March Commission meeting in Chelan OLYMPIA – Feb. 19, 2020 – Last week, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission received the U.S. Navy’s application to conduct special operations training exercises in 29 western Washington state parks. Parks staff is reviewing the application and will provide a report to the Commission at its upcoming meeting on March ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that six people have been named to the SVC Hall of Fame, an award established in 1989 to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Skagit Valley College or honored it by their achievements. Nominees include alumni, community members, former SVC faculty and staff, and public officials. The 2020 inductees are as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    Schmooze Fair is back and set for April 23, 2020, at Van Zyverden’s Bulb Warehouse in Burlington. Formerly known as Spotlight on Skagit before returning to its original name, Schmooze Fair is northwest Washington's premier business-to-business trade show, shining a spotlight on why Skagit County is such a great place to live, work and do business. With Schmooze Fair’s return, we’ll be focusing on ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    Roaring 20's is the theme, so come in your best flapper outfit or speakeasy attire. Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 12, 2020: Our 10th Annual En Vogue Runway Show and Benefit Auction will be bigger and better than ever! This is our 10 year anniversary and we plan to have some surprises! Dinner is included and a there will be a dessert dash. Reception starts at 5:30pm and the Auction and ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Medicare Compare 101  Do you need help understanding Medicare and how Medicare supplement plans work? Skagit Regional Health along with MedicareCompareUSA® is offering this free Medicare 101 session. No charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424. FEB 19 (WED) Noon – 2 p.m. Skagit Valley ...read more
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    Landslide clean-up to reduce northbound I-5 in Whatcom County to one lane starting Monday, Feb. 3  BELLINGHAM – Crews will begin work to remove landslide debris and repair guardrail at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3.  What happened?On Saturday, Feb. 1 a landslide slid across both lanes of northbound Interstate 5 south of Bellingham. The highway was blocked while the slope was inspected for safety and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    MOUNT VERNON – Skagit Valley College in 2018 launched the state’s first brewing program for a community or technical college. Back then, it answered a looming workforce need as an influx of new breweries opened throughout the region. The timely launch of new workforce training programs is taken seriously by Skagit County’s local higher education institutions: Signature Investors Skagit Valley ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    MOUNT VERNON – It didn’t take long for Lili Mendez to secure enough clients to quit her day job after opening her new business, Lili’s Green Cleaning Services, in December 2019. Her hard work, preparation and planning paid off. “I love being my own boss and I enjoy this work,” said Mendez in Spanish through an interpreter. Months earlier, Mendez realized she had no idea how to open a business ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    StartUp Skagit Valley is a program for aspiring entrepreneurs in Skagit County featuring free business training and ongoing support. Up to 20 emerging entrepreneurs, including up to three high school students, will have the opportunity to participate in CIE’s Bootstrap Business Course, a 16-hour course that will be held twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6pm) starting March 3rd at the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Jan. 30, 2020 – Farabi M. Hussain, MD, has joined PeaceHealth United General Medical Center as a general surgeon in the Surgical & Orthopedics Center. Hussain has more than 20 years of experience as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist, and he will provide general, specialized and minimally invasive surgeries locally at the medical center.  Hussain comes to PeaceHealth ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    Skagit Transit begins February 3, 2020, as part of a commitment to make riding easier than ever shall provide a new way to make instant purchases of transit passes with TouchPass online. The new way to pay allows for prepayment of bus fares. Riders can continue to pay cash for bus fares when boarding or use the new TouchPass method with a smart phone or TouchPass Card. Tap the TouchPass card on a ...read more
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    The Skagit Valley College Athletic Department has selected Joe Amaral, of Bellingham, to serve as the new Volleyball head coach of the Cardinals. He will be joined by Assistant Coaches Lauryn Halley and Kiana Calles.     “I am very excited and honored to be leading Skagit Valley’s volleyball program,” said coach Amaral. “I look forward to everything that lies ahead. Go Cardinals!”     Joe Amaral ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    MOUNT VERNON -- EDASC's new-look Skagit Business Guide will debut at Economic Forecast Night on Feb. 11 at Swinomish Casino & Lodge.Tickets are available here for the annual event, which brings together over 400 business leaders, elected officials and community representatives to look at the economic and business trends shaping Skagit County.The Skagit Business Guide includes feature stories on ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
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