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    Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    SUMMARY OF REQUESTThe City of Burlington ("City") is requesting qualifications from attorneys and/or law firms interested in contracting for prosecution services in Burlington Municipal Court. Services would include attendance at hearings to represent the City and preparation for such hearings. Hearings are normally conducted on Tuesdays on the 1:30 p.m. jail calendar and the first three (3) ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Washington private nonprofit organizations of the Oct. 27, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Nov. 5 – Dec. 2, 2021. ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    Sedro Woolley, WA – Increased smoke is expected in the area due to a moderate increased fire behavior along with dry and unstable weather conditions. Warmer temperatures provide more active burn periods in the afternoon hours. Coupled with light winds and cooler temperatures at night, smoke is easily trapped in valleys and drainages in the general area of the fires. Cooler temperatures and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, September 26, 2022
    SERVPRO disaster remediation specialists in the Burlington area offer property owners critical fire survival resources and answer fire damage FAQsBurlington, WA (Grassroots Newswire) September 22, 2022 - During the week of October 9, 2022, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) observes the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week™, the longest-running public health observance in the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    In Burlington, TRICO Companies hired Tyler Owens as Project Engineer. Owens enters the construction industry with an open mind and is eager to learn. He assists and supports project teams with various aspects of workflow, budget allocation, scheduling, and other project related activities. Tyler holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in spatial studies from the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    On September 14, 2022, Sue Krienen and Flora Perez-Lucatero were recognized as the 2021 and 2022 Skagit Change Maker award recipients at McIntyre Hall for their significant contributions to the Skagit community and their action-oriented, boundary-crossing, solution-focused community work and “do it now” ethic. Their awards were presented during the annual Powerful Partnerships event organized ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    Free Used Tire Recycling Event for Skagit County Residents SKAGIT COUNTY, WA—Skagit County Solid Waste announces a free tire recycling event scheduled for all county residents later this September.Fall Tire Round-UpOne Day Only! Bring your used tires to recycle for FREE on September 27, 10 AM – 4 PM at the Clear Lake Recycling & Compactor Site, 23202 Howey Road, Clear Lake.Car, truck, motorcycle, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    The Economic Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC)'s Skagit Job Board will be available FREE to all Skagit County businesses for one year.  The only requirement is that the business must be located in Skagit County. Previously, the Skagit Job Board was only open to current EDASC Investors. EDASC has been happy to provide this service to its Investors as a perk for two years, helping businesses ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, September 15, 2022
    The Economic Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC) is excited to share an amazing training opportunity to help Hispanic-owned small businesses in our community.  Scale Up Business Training addresses the key barriers to expansion businesses face when they attempt to grow. This program provides the tools necessary to expand capacity, improve value proposition and marketing efforts, interpret financial ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Due to the looming possibility of a railroad strike, Skagit County Solid Waste is preparing for possible temporary facility closures of their transfer stations. “We have been experiencing disruptions to our rail service with container shortages since January 2022,” says Solid Waste Division Manager Margo Gillaspy. “Unfortunately, this has led to an excessive buildup of solid waste in our ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    The HOME Consortium of Skagit, Island, and Whatcom counties has been awarded $3.59 million in HOME ARP funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding is available to provide housing, services, and shelter to individuals experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations.  Our Consortium is currently accepting feedback on a draft HOME ARP action plan ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, September 12, 2022
    Sedro Woolley, WA – Weather conditions along with dry fuels continue to increase fire activity on the lightning-caused Chilliwack Complex. Increased easterly winds, high temperatures, and low humidity throughout the area have prompted a Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service through Sunday evening. On Friday, the Copper Lake and Copper Ridge fires merged, and the North Fork and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 09, 2022
    THE INTERSECTION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD AT JOSH WILSON ROAD IS NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC!This intersection improvement project included the construction of a roundabout, the installation of an illumination system, various drainage improvements, and utility work.While the project is largely complete, the contractor will be performing some minor finish work over the next few weeks. Drivers will see only ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, September 09, 2022
    OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has announced updated guidance around COVID-19 at-home testing, including changes to how self-testing results should be reported and additional information about COVID-19 treatment. The full guidance is available on the DOH website.As part of the guidance update, Washingtonians are now being asked to report all positive at-home test results ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, September 08, 2022
    Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31. Nearly three-quarters of the governor’s 85 COVID-19 emergency orders have already been lifted, and an additional 13 health care related orders will end Oct. 27. The remaining 10 orders to be lifted on Oct. 31, including the underlying state of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Two new specialists in endocrinology joined the PeaceHealth Medical Group in the last month and will practice at the specialty clinic in Bellingham.   George Ang, MD, practices endocrinology and joined the PeaceHealth Cordata South specialty clinic in Bellingham in July 2022. He has special interests in diabetes, thyroid and metabolic bone disorders.   Dr. Ang received his ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — PeaceHealth is pleased to announce that effective Wednesday, Sept. 7, visitors are again allowed—one per patient and one at a time—at PeaceHealth United General Medical Center and our PeaceHealth Medical Group Sedro-Woolley and Burlington clinics.  Visitors are still required to wear a mask in healthcare settings, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    57 Acres of Prime Farmland Added to County Farmland Preservation Program This August 11, 2022, Skagit County finalized a conservation easement on a 57-acre farmland property to permanently protect the land for agricultural use. The property, zoned Agricultural-Natural Resource Lands (Ag-NRL), sits six miles west of Interstate-5 between La Conner and Mount Vernon.The protected property is owned by ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, September 02, 2022
    EDENS ROAD #19600 WILL BE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC FROM 7:00 AM TO 6:00 PM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022.Skagit County will be conducting road improvements along Edens Road on Guemes Island between Guemes Island Road and South Shore Road on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.The road will be closed to all vehicles, including emergency vehicles. The Detour ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, September 02, 2022
    Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Washington small businesses of the Oct. 5, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 2021.   According to Garfield, small ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 01, 2022
    Joshua Schulte, MD, has joined the PeaceHealth Medical Group Specialty Clinic in Sedro-Woolley as a general surgeon. He sees patients at both the clinic and PeaceHealth United General Medical Center.  Dr. Schulte brings 10 years of experience as a board-certified general surgeon providing a broad range of elective and emergency procedures in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He comes to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, September 01, 2022
    Want to take your photography skills to the next level? Try out one of Andy Porter's DSLR Photography Classes that are starting up again this fall. There are DSLR Level 1 and 2 Classes available. Classes begin on September 15 and are offered throughout the season at various days and times at Maiben House in Burlington. Commit to capture the beauty of the season by increasing your skills this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, September 01, 2022
    Adults and kids alike can learn how to carve and paint bird decoys this fall. Kurt Benson from the Washington Brant Foundation will be teaching an 8-week series of classes that will teach you how to hand carve a Red Head Duck. Classes will be held from 4-6pm on Wednesdays from 10/5-11/23 at Maiben House in Burlington. Register for this class an others in our Recreation Catalog online.  
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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