• News for Human Interest

  • Friday, May 20, 2022
    Additional mRNA dose will help further protect children and slow disease spread across WashingtonOLYMPIA – Booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are now available for children ages 5-11. The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) expanded booster dose eligibility to include everyone 5 and older following guidance and recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s a more important observance than ever.  In recognition and support, we’d like to share 2 resources that we hope you find useful. The first is a guidebook that can be distributed to your team as a campaign or even placed in a common area at your discretion. The second is a group wellness opportunity designed to encourage healthy living and workforce ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    Skagit Women’s Alliance and Network (SWAN) is seeking Woman of the Year and Rising SWAN nominations! SWAN is a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing women in Skagit County for their contributions to our community. We hope to honor them with the accolades that they often never receive by publicly awarding them at our Woman of the Year event. Nominations are due June 30, 2022. To ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, May 09, 2022
    Image360 Burlington Hosts “Welcome Back Skagit” Campaign to Promote the Comeback of Local Businesses  Local Sign Company Provides Free Welcome Back Signage to Skagit County Businesses  BURLINGTON, Wash. –Image360 Burlington announced today that it has partnered with the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce to provide businesses with free signage to help announce ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, May 09, 2022
    Annual Report Provides Overview of County Farmland Protection Work This spring, Skagit County released the quarter-century anniversary report detailing its farmland protection work.The Farmland Legacy Program is a county-funded initiative that compensates landowners for unused residential development rights and that places perpetual conservation easements on agricultural lands in Skagit County. ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 05, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFarmers Market Vouchers Available Beginning June 1 for Eligible Seniors  Beginning Wednesday, June 1, the Skagit County Senior Nutrition Program will have a limited number of Farmers Market Vouchers available for Skagit County seniors, age 60 years or older (55+ if Native American/Alaska Native), who meet certain income requirements. A monthly income requirement of $2,096 or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest