• News for Community

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:   Child Safety Seat Checks Certified child safety seat technicians will assess your seat for age and size appropriateness, proper installation and use and recalls. This screening is highly recommended for all parents and other caregivers. Learn how to safely install and use your car seat! Co-sponsored by Safe Kids ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Events
    Wednesday, February 06, 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. Tyler Dalton, Trauma Coordinator ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA – After almost six months of design, re-design, deconstruction and construction, Phase I of the new Children’s Museum space is ready at The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington! The Children’s Museum will close the Cascade Mall location at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019. To mark the end of the Museum’s time at the Cascade Mall there will be a Going Away Party from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    BURLINGTON - The Burlington Preservation Advisory Commission in partnership with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce invites you to the opening of a new history exhibit, Burlington Goes Back to School, on Saturday, March 2 from 10:00 to Noon at the Burlington Visitors’ Information Center/Chamber of Commerce, 520 E. Fairhaven Avenue, in downtown Burlington. In addition to the exhibit enjoy listening ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Washington! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in April 2019! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Events, Press Release
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Skagit Valley College is proud to announce that SVC student, Rachelle Himmelman, of Mount Vernon, was honored on January 21st by the Washington Association of College Trustees (ACT) and received the 2019 Transforming Lives award. Rachelle is one of only five community and technical college students in Washington to receive the award this year.     The annual Transforming Lives award recognizes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Journey to 14th Century England as the Skagit Valley College Drama Department continues slashing through Shakespeare’s histories with Richard II, the usurped king from the House of Lancaster. Richard II is a regal and stately tyrant, taxing his subjects and spending to extravagance. Detached from his people and hated by his court, he is remembered as the king with the Hollow Crown, after being ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 31, 2019
    Board Member Spotlight: Ted Brockmann of United General District #304 With carefully designed programs to assist people of all ages and abilities, United Fitness Center has been helping thousands of people achieve their health and fitness goals for over a decade. "I actually look forward to exercising, which quite frankly, has never been the case for me. I attribute that to the people, both ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA – The Children’s Museum of Skagit County is pleased to share that the Skagit County Lodging Tax Committee made their funding recommendation to the County Commissioners which recommends approval of a $50,000 one-time funding request to the Children’s Museum for their upcoming relocation.   The funds are generated by Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 67.28.180 which is a consumer ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Fundraising
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Skagit Valley Genealogical Society and the Burlington Public Library presents:  An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy with genealogist, Mary Kathryn Kozy BURLINGTON - The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society’s (SVGS) monthly educational program is: “An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy” presented by well-known Puget Sound area genealogist and educator, Mary Kathryn Kozy. In this class you will learn ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Events
    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
    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: Education, Community
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