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  • Friday, May 24, 2019
    BURLINGTON—Governor Jay Inslee will be visiting the Port of Skagit on Tuesday, May 28th to learn more about rural broadband projects in this region.    The Skagit Community Fiber Optic Network Project is a fiber optic backbone that will span 80 miles from Anacortes to Concrete, with branches to La Conner and Mount Vernon.    SkagitNet, an LLC formed between the Port of Skagit and Skagit PUD in ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA—May 18, 2019   The 2019 Little League season started with the addition of two new electronic scoreboards at the Skagit River Park baseball fields. Further improvements to the Skagit River sports complex baseball fields include two new scorekeeper booths and improved storage areas.   The scoreboards will be used for games and tournaments played on city-maintained fields.  “The ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Bellingham, WA – May 10, 2019 – OASYS Inc today announced the appointment of Rob Takemura to the role of Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Takemura will drive divisional operations and bring organizational leadership across all divisions of OASYS Inc. His uniquely diversified background and management roles compliment the distinct suite of products and services offered by OASYS.  “First and ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
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    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Date: First Tuesday of the Month (exception Sept 10 ) Time: 11:45 registration Program 12:00—12:30 pm Where: COPIA...on the Boulevard 1174 S. Burlington Blvd, Burlington Cost: FREE EVENT RSVP: 360-856-5793 or info@teammarjoe.com Seating is limited This FREE Lunch & Learn Event is open to Business Owners, HR Professionals and those considering a Start Up Venture Be my Guest! The program runs ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Legislature approves 2019-21 capital budget, investing nearly $28.5 million into the 10th District for local projectsIn a 97-1 vote Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. Also known as the state's construction budget, the $4.9 billion spending plan makes key investments in mental and behavioral health facilities, K-12 school construction, higher education ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Press Release
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    By Jennifer Thompson  The thing I love about Skagit County is that it’s truly a tight-knit community, where everyone looks out for one other. I moved to La Conner 30 years ago to raise my children here, drawn by the small-town feel, support and generosity of the community, abundant running trails, and gorgeous scenery. I’m proud to call Skagit County home.  I started working in real estate ...read more
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