• News for Human Interest

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA  SEPT 12th, 2019:  Jack Carroll’s Skagit Hyundai has announced a first-time “Helping Neighbors in Need” program for the Skagit Valley community. “We’re going to take a day that’s normally associated with receiving and turn it into one that’s all about giving,” said Mike Carroll, president and owner of Skagit Hyundai. Skagit Hyundai is asking the community for nominations of people ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    LA CONNER,  WA—A simple wooden post at the La Conner Marina office building is getting a beautiful facelift thanks to local artist Kathleen Faulkner.   Faulkner, who will be recognized with the 2019 Luminary Artist Award from the Museum of Northwest Art at an event in Seattle later this month, is bringing color and beauty to an otherwise non-descript wooden beam.  The artwork entitled “Kelp ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    Lending, Investment and Service tests also given “Outstanding” ratings U.S. Bank announced today that it has received the highest rating, “Outstanding,” for its recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The examination period was January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2015. The company also received an “Outstanding” rating on each ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    After an incredible career at Skagit Valley College spanning 42 years, Athletic Director and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Epperson announced his retirement so that he can spend more time with his family. Always someone who avoided the limelight, Steve’s request was to leave SVC without fanfare. His last day with the Cardinals was Thursday, August 22, 2019.      “Steve has had a profound ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, August 23, 2019
    Mount Vernon, WA – August 23, 2019 – Peoples Bank promoted Mike Fredlund to Senior Vice President, Commercial Market Leader of the Skagit-Island Commercial Banking Group and welcomed Nate Walley as a new Mortgage Loan Officer at the Skagit County Real Estate Loan Center. Both Mike and Nate were born and raised in Skagit County and together bring nearly 40 years of financial services industry ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 19, 2019
    On Saturday, August 24th, Skagit Speedway will host the first ever, Bicycle Extravaganza for children ages 2-12 yrs old.    As we near the end of the 65th Season at Skagit Speedway, we want to ensure children continue to play outside and enjoy the same atmosphere we offer here at the speedway.    The Bicycle Extravaganza started with a goal of 50 bicycles, it has turned into 200 bicycles ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest, Press Release
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