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  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    LA CONNER—Dredging in the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina began last month as part of maintaining safe depths for vessels.   This project, which will include the north and south basins and fairways, is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina.   Marina staff have spent months preparing for the project.   The ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    An 18-year-old Ferndale landscape management company recently merged with a Florida firm, becoming GreenEarth NW. David Arnold and Isaac Burrous, formerly owners of Corion Landscape Management, are now co-owners of GreenEarth Landscape Services with founders Jeremy Durgan and Shawn Knight. The four owners met through a landscaping industry organization. GreenEarth, launched in 2005, also has ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    Funding for two state grant programs is available for owners of historic barns and for those with stewardship responsibilities over historic cemeteries in Washington State. This marks the seventh round of grant funding through the Heritage Barn Initiative. The Initiative established the Heritage Barn Register in 2007, a statewide list of historically significant barns, and owners of designated ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    BURLINGTON—The Port of Skagit Commission voted today to approve an incentive program that will encourage and expedite private sector development on the airport, focusing on small aircraft services and needs.   The incentive program is designed to support the two current proposed t-hangar projects on the crosswind side of Skagit Regional Airport and expedite the construction of much-needed hangar ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
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