• News for Human Interest

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    SUMMARY OF REQUESTThe City of Burlington ("City") is requesting qualifications from attorneys and/or law firms interested in contracting for prosecution services in Burlington Municipal Court. Services would include attendance at hearings to represent the City and preparation for such hearings. Hearings are normally conducted on Tuesdays on the 1:30 p.m. jail calendar and the first three (3) ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    Sedro Woolley, WA – Increased smoke is expected in the area due to a moderate increased fire behavior along with dry and unstable weather conditions. Warmer temperatures provide more active burn periods in the afternoon hours. Coupled with light winds and cooler temperatures at night, smoke is easily trapped in valleys and drainages in the general area of the fires. Cooler temperatures and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, September 26, 2022
    SERVPRO disaster remediation specialists in the Burlington area offer property owners critical fire survival resources and answer fire damage FAQsBurlington, WA (Grassroots Newswire) September 22, 2022 - During the week of October 9, 2022, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) observes the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week™, the longest-running public health observance in the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    On September 14, 2022, Sue Krienen and Flora Perez-Lucatero were recognized as the 2021 and 2022 Skagit Change Maker award recipients at McIntyre Hall for their significant contributions to the Skagit community and their action-oriented, boundary-crossing, solution-focused community work and “do it now” ethic. Their awards were presented during the annual Powerful Partnerships event organized ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 15, 2022
    The Economic Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC) is excited to share an amazing training opportunity to help Hispanic-owned small businesses in our community.  Scale Up Business Training addresses the key barriers to expansion businesses face when they attempt to grow. This program provides the tools necessary to expand capacity, improve value proposition and marketing efforts, interpret financial ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    57 Acres of Prime Farmland Added to County Farmland Preservation Program This August 11, 2022, Skagit County finalized a conservation easement on a 57-acre farmland property to permanently protect the land for agricultural use. The property, zoned Agricultural-Natural Resource Lands (Ag-NRL), sits six miles west of Interstate-5 between La Conner and Mount Vernon.The protected property is owned by ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, September 02, 2022
    Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Washington small businesses of the Oct. 5, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 2021.   According to Garfield, small ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 01, 2022
    Adults and kids alike can learn how to carve and paint bird decoys this fall. Kurt Benson from the Washington Brant Foundation will be teaching an 8-week series of classes that will teach you how to hand carve a Red Head Duck. Classes will be held from 4-6pm on Wednesdays from 10/5-11/23 at Maiben House in Burlington. Register for this class an others in our Recreation Catalog online.  
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
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