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  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    BURLINGTON—The Port of Skagit Commission voted today to approve an incentive program that will encourage and expedite private sector development on the airport, focusing on small aircraft services and needs.   The incentive program is designed to support the two current proposed t-hangar projects on the crosswind side of Skagit Regional Airport and expedite the construction of much-needed hangar ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Grants strengthen bold initiatives serving vulnerable young peoplein local communities across the state, including 23 rural counties OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Homeless Youth has awarded $11 million to enable communities across the state to respond to more young people in need of stable housing and support. The grants boost services and resources in 30 ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, August 02, 2019
    To our Language Exchange team of four Interpreter Coordinators, we are delighted to add Thais Beccaro. Thais was a volunteer at Burlington Community Center, when Jackie Cress said “Wow, I have someone for you!”  Thais worked in Brazil from 2000 to 2018 for IBM, serving as a Foreign Trade Program Manager and in Global Logisitic Business Controls. With a business degree and strong computer skills as ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
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