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  • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of items to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Events
    Thursday, December 12, 2019
    TUKWILA ­– The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) today announced rules changes that will restore overtime protection to tens of thousands of workers and create a fair minimum salary level for workers who don’t receive overtime pay. The new rules use a formula based on the state minimum wage to determine the minimum salary a worker must receive to be exempt from overtime. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    DIABLO – A snowy forecast means State Route 20 North Cascades Highway will close for the season at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11. This is the latest road closure date in more than a decade.  Washington State Department of Transportation crews close this stretch of SR 20 every year once snow fills the avalanche chutes that line the highway, which poses a safety risk to travelers and road crews. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
      Beginning in the fall, members from each local Club started working with a staff mentor to prepare for Youth of the Year, a program that recognizes and seeks to celebrate those members who embrace & embody the characteristics of leadership and service, academic success, and healthy lifestyles. Staff mentors help each Club member with essay writing, as well as interviewing and public speaking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, December 09, 2019
    Mount Vernon, Wash. — Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that 16 cadets will graduate from the 30th Annual SVC’s Parks Law Enforcement Academy (PLEA) on Tuesday, December 17th, at 1:00 pm in McIntyre Hall, located on SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus.     The ceremony will include the Presentation of Colors and Flag Salute, Bellingham Pipeband Pipers led by Peter Rolstad, and the Symbolic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    Simple Box is giving back this Christmas by putting together Boxes of Love for precious babies and children entering foster care in Washington and Oregon.  Each Box of Love is filled with the basic necessities as well as Books/Toys/etc. that remind them that they are Loved and Cared for.  HOW TO GIVE:Bring your new, unused items to your local Simple Box and other community drop-off ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Fundraising
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:                     Diabetes Support Group If you or a loved one has diabetes, the Diabetes Support Group provides a chance to share and learn about how to manage diabetes. This group opportunity offers the chance to talk through daily challenges, share feelings and exchange nutrition tips. The Diabetes Support Group is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    EDASC Up Close is a monthly behind-the-scenes look at programs, activities and policies integral to economic development in Skagit County. Economic development often takes place behind the scenes for months and even years as relationships form and deals are finalized. This series is designed to provide a better understanding of how EDASC works to be your hub for sustainable and inclusive ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
         Thanksgiving dinner will be much brighter for 30 local families this year, thanks to the Skagit Valley College C.H.E.F.’s Club (Culinary Hospitality Education Foundation) and Phi Theta Kappa.      Each family will receive a traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings, including a roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, cranberries, corn, squash, veggie tray, sweet potatoes, rolls, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
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