• News

  • Results Found: 20
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    The Boys & Girls Club of Skagit County is thrilled bring back their popular summer event, Keys for Kids, to be held on two nights, Friday, June 21st & Saturday, June 22nd at Stepping Stones Garden. The outdoor event will feature dueling pianos along with outstanding food and drink, all in the beautiful setting of Stepping Stones Garden (17503 Cook Rd, Burlington, WA 98233).   The evening begins ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Fundraising
    Friday, May 17, 2019
      Hey there,   Skagit Goodwill JTE has a few more seats available in its computer, GED, and citizenship classes for the coming session (ESOL classes are full), so we’re offering a last-chance registration day next Wednesday, May 22. People can come in for their choice of our 9:30 am or 1:30 pm orientation/registration times. Questions? We’re at 360-848-6468.   Thanks!  
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA—May 18, 2019   The 2019 Little League season started with the addition of two new electronic scoreboards at the Skagit River Park baseball fields. Further improvements to the Skagit River sports complex baseball fields include two new scorekeeper booths and improved storage areas.   The scoreboards will be used for games and tournaments played on city-maintained fields.  “The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
     Doc Talk: Eating and Body Image Disorders in the U.S. Eating and Body Image disorders affect more than one-third of adults in their lifetime, and at least 3% of all adolescents in the United States. Join David Escobar, DO for a discussion on recognizing and treating these disorders that affect our families, our friends and our neighbors. No charge, but pre-registration required by calling ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Events
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    BURLINGTON – The community is invited to explore the world of aviation on July 13, 2019 at Heritage Flight Museum.   The Port of Skagit is partnering with Heritage Flight Museum to host the port’s Community Aviation Day in conjunction with the museum’s July Fly Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   The Port of Skagit is sponsoring admission for the museum’s July Fly Day, so the event will be FREE to ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Bellingham, WA – May 10, 2019 – OASYS Inc today announced the appointment of Rob Takemura to the role of Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Takemura will drive divisional operations and bring organizational leadership across all divisions of OASYS Inc. His uniquely diversified background and management roles compliment the distinct suite of products and services offered by OASYS.  “First and ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    Join Skagit Valley College’s Cardinal Craft Brewing (CCB) student brewers and their instructors at the Empire Ale House on Wednesday, May 22nd from 5:30-7:30pm as CCB host a Brewer’s Night! As their final project, the student brewers will have four brews on tap that evening and will be on hand to discuss their creations. Each of the four groups chooses a style, writes their recipe, sources ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Elder Care Options: Gathering Your Support Team at Home Community members are invited to join Debbie Gann of Home Attendant Care for informational workshops focusing on care options available to the elder population. Gann has 30 years of experience working with senior citizens and their families as they plan for the future and work through transition times. The first session will include ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
     
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Blood DriveMAY 13 (MON) Skagit Regional Clinics - Riverbend 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 2320 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.    Elder Care Options: Gathering Your Support Team at Home Community members are invited to join Debbie Gann of Home Attendant Care for informational workshops focusing on care options available to the elder ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Date: First Tuesday of the Month (exception Sept 10 ) Time: 11:45 registration Program 12:00—12:30 pm Where: COPIA...on the Boulevard 1174 S. Burlington Blvd, Burlington Cost: FREE EVENT RSVP: 360-856-5793 or info@teammarjoe.com Seating is limited This FREE Lunch & Learn Event is open to Business Owners, HR Professionals and those considering a Start Up Venture Be my Guest! The program runs ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Events
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Legislature approves 2019-21 capital budget, investing nearly $28.5 million into the 10th District for local projectsIn a 97-1 vote Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. Also known as the state's construction budget, the $4.9 billion spending plan makes key investments in mental and behavioral health facilities, K-12 school construction, higher education ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Press Release
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    By Jennifer Thompson  The thing I love about Skagit County is that it’s truly a tight-knit community, where everyone looks out for one other. I moved to La Conner 30 years ago to raise my children here, drawn by the small-town feel, support and generosity of the community, abundant running trails, and gorgeous scenery. I’m proud to call Skagit County home.  I started working in real estate ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    Clubs in Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete, Sedro-Woolley, and Mount Vernon, including LaVenture & Mount Baker will be in operation this summer, offering extended hours, themed weeks, meals & snacks, field trips, and purposeful & intentional programs and activities that engage youth of all ages. Rates, hours, and ages vary between Clubs, so be sure to visit www.skagitclubs.org for more information ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ADRIAN SANTANGELO OF INTERPRETING TECHNOLOGY Adrian Santangelo, owner of Interpreting Technology, has over two decades of computer forensic and IT experience. His career began with deep roots in information and network security. He has been a self-employed IT professional all his adult life, ranging from security and forensics to networking and repair. Adrian, and his ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Blood Drive                 MAY 13 (MON) IN MOUNT VERNON10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Skagit Regional Clinics – Riverbend2320 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.  Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Skagit Valley College students will host the College’s annual Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 25th at the Mount Vernon Campus. This free student-organized event will include educational table displays, activities, and guest speakers, as well as locally-sourced food tastings of soup and bread, and an all-day bike clinic. In addition, Moon Rocket pizza truck will be on site with wood fired ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Mount Vernon, Wash. — Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that 26 cadets will graduate from the 31st Annual SVC’s Parks Law Enforcement Academy (PLEA) on Friday, April 26th from 1 to 3pm in McIntyre Hall, located on SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus.      The ceremony will include the Presentation of Colors and Flag Salute, Bellingham Pipeband Pipers led by Peter Rolstad, and the Symbolic ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of items ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
  • Upcoming Events