• News

  • Results Found: 25
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    AMAZON SMILE!    Through January 31, 2019, AmazonSmile will donate 15% the purchase price of new print magazine subscriptions. Visit https://smile.amazon.com/b?node=18541223011 for details.  Remember to ‘smile’ and designate the Skagit County Historical Museum as your Amazon Smile recipient!  The Museum receives funds for every purchase you make through www.smile.amazon.com!    The Museum is ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Burlington—The Port of Skagit Commissioners met during their regular Commission meeting and discussed the condition of the T-hangar buildings, which were damaged by a significant, destructive weather event on January 6th.  After consulting with structural engineers, insurance adjusters and legal counsel, the Commission determined that all five T-hangar buildings are beyond repair.  A structural ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Whether it was teaching about the convergence of color, texture, and scale in the art studio, or mentoring a new artist as they take the next step in their creative pathway, Eve Deisher was a beloved instructor who taught studio art, design, and art history at Skagit Valley College.      Sadly, Eve passed away in January 2017, after a two-year journey battling cancer, but her passion for the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    With another cold winter expected this year, our team brainstormed ways to help the community. Our hearts immediately went to the issue of kids in need without warm winter clothing, so we hosted our 2nd Annual Winter Coat Drive in December!  We’re excited to have partnered again with local community outreach organizations. Working with the YMCA® gives confidence that the donated items will get ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
     Call or Visit Burlington Freeway Storage for Winter Blow-Out Specials – FREE gift with tour, FREE Truck Rental and Lock with Move-in!  All NEW heated and unheated spaces – many sizes and rates!  Rent to enter our Valentine’s Basket Giveaway going on now!  Call today (360) 757-0171 or go to BurlingtonFreewayStorage.com for more info. 
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    (Burlington, WA )    A significant, destructive weather event occurred on Sunday, January 6th, resulting in extensive damage to several T-hangars at Skagit Regional Airport in Burlington.  Varying degrees of damage occurred to five T-hangar buildings, which are the smaller hangars typically leased by private recreational aircraft owners.   Airport staff hope to reach out to NOAA to identify ...read more
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Join Skagit County Historical Museum on a bus tour to Seattle to experience the Nordic Heritage Museum and its special exhibit “The Vikings Begin”.  We will board the bus at The Farmhouse Restaurant, travel to the museum, and enjoy a docented tour of the exhibits.  Tickets are $55 for Historical Society Members, and $65 for Non-Members.Your ticket price provides bus travel and admission to both ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    The Associated Students of Skagit Valley College, Multicultural Students Services, and Lumina Foundation are pleased to sponsor the second Diversity and Equity Talks event for the year. To continue programming with conversations about diversity and equity, SVC will welcome Dr. Robin DiAngelo on Friday, January 25 from 1:00-3:00pm in McIntyre Hall. Admission is free.      A consultant and trainer ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce that SVC’s Automotive Technology program has been recognized by Auto Mechanics School, an organization that serves as a resource for aspiring and existing automotive professionals https://www.automechanicschooledu.org/washington/      Part of Auto Mechanics School’s mission is to help students identify high-quality programs that are available in their ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Burlington – The Port of Skagit recently hired a new professional for its administrative team.  Linda Tyler is the Port’s new Community Outreach Administrator. She replaces Andrew Entrikin, who has moved into a new position within the Port.     A lifelong resident of Skagit County, Tyler brings years of experience in community outreach, programming and marketing to the Port team.  With a ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON, WA – December 21, 2018 – It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that CPI Plumbing & Heating announces Kelly Schols’ departure as President and Owner. Schols has decided to leave the company to pursue new challenges and opportunities. The change will go into effect as of January 1, 2019, and CPI will continue to run as usual through current owners Brad Tully, President, and Michael ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Please use the following phone numbers and email addresses when seeking public information at Skagit Regional Health, including Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington and Skagit Regional Clinics.  For patient condition information (only available with full name of patient):            Skagit Valley Hospital, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., call ...read more
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Skagit Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management (BASAM) is pleased to announce that the priority applications are now being accepted for the 2019-21 program, which begins in Fall 2019. The program has its own admissions process and applications are available by attending an information session. Information sessions will take place weekly in January and February and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Riley Cornelsen has joined Chad Fisher Construction (CFC) in Burlington as a project manager. Cornelsen, of Ferndale, previously worked for GK Knutson in Bellingham as a project manager and estimator. “We are excited to have Riley join the team,” Duke Fisher commented. “In working closely with him on many projects as a subcontractor, we appreciated his thorough attention to detail and knowledge ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Medicare 101 Class Do you need help comparing or choosing a Medicare plan? Skagit Regional Health, along with MedicareCompareUSA®, will offer a series of upcoming Medicare 101 sessions. Pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424.  Jan 23 (WED) Noon - 2 p.m. Skagit Valley Hospital – Mount Vernon San Juan ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, December 31, 2018
    Make a gift today that will change lives!Will you change a life this year? Please consider making a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County by midnight on December 31st! With just two days left, you can donate through the link to our webpage above, or by clicking here. Because of your gift today, kids & teens will be safer after school, develop the skills they need now and for the ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising, Community
    Monday, December 31, 2018
    Skagit Valley College hosts discussion of pathways to living-wage jobs for single mothers      Women’s Funding Alliance (WFA) is pleased to host the Women Thrive Convening 2 on Friday, January 18 from 9 am to 1 pm. This free event will take place at Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Campus in McIntyre Hall. Student mothers, community and business professionals, and college leaders are invited to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    The minimum wage in Washington will increase to $12 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2019, for workers age 16 and older. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries(L&I) enforces the state's wage-and-hour laws, which includes the minimum wage. The state minimum wage applies to most jobs, including those in agriculture. Under state law, tips do not count toward a worker’s minimum wage. Also, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    Want to work at a wonderful place?  Love history?  We have two job openings at the Museum!  Visitor Services Assistant.  Thursday through Sunday, 20 hours per week.  Education and Outreach Coordinator.  24 hours per week with flexible schedule.  Full job descriptions available on our website www.skagitcounty.net/museum.   To apply, submit resume and cover letter to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    Member Spotlight: Renee Wagner of Simple Box Storage We believe there is a better way to move and store your things. Simple Box rents, sells, and moves storage containers throughout the Northwest, providing convenient and secure storage right where you need it. The company started as a senior class project in high school and now has 8 locations in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. But enough about ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Friday, December 21, 2018
    ~  We have BIG news!  ~Come and CELEBRATE with us!!• • •  Saturday, January 19  • • • Dave DuVall PavilionWomen's Basketball Game @ 4:00 pm Program @ 5:45 pmAward presented by NWAC Executive Director Marco AzurdiaMen's Basketball Game @ 7:00 pm       This is a HUGE honor! The Cardinals have received the President's Cup from the Northwest Athletic Conference, ...read more
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    Country Meadow Village executive director Sandra Jensen and program director David Bricka presented a check for $2,500.00 to Wendy Rohrbacher, executive director of  Hospice of the Northwest Foundation, on behalf of the residents and staff of Country Meadow Village,  at their Christmas Party.  Kaaren Flint, Erin Long and Dana Brothers, all members of the Hospice team also attended the party.The ...read more
    Monday, December 17, 2018
                      Blood Drive                 Wednesday, Jan 9                 1:30 – 4 p.m.                 Skagit Regional Clinics – Riverbend (mobile bus in parking lot)                 2320 Freeway Drive                 Mount Vernon, WA                 Pre-register by calling 1-800-398-7888 or go to schedule@bloodworksnw.org                     Blood Drive                 Monday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County’s Youth of the Year Dinner will be held on Wednesday, January 30th at 6:30pm at Eaglemont (4800 Eaglemont Drive. Mount Vernon, Washington 98274).  Being named Youth of the Year is highest honor a Club member can achieve. Select Youth earn scholarship funds at every level of the program, with an opportunity to participate at State, Regional, and National levels. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, December 10, 2018
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:        Medicare 101 Class Do you need help comparing or choosing a Medicare plan? Skagit Regional Health, along with MedicareCompareUSA®, will offer a series of upcoming Medicare 101 sessions. Pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424.  Jan 23 (WED) Noon - 2 p.m. Skagit Valley Hospital – Mount Vernon San Juan ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
  • Upcoming Events