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  • 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
    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
    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
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