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“Ignite the Spark” with Junior Achievement of Washington

Posted on March 1, 2018

Help Junior Achievement of Washington “Ignite the Spark” in students in Whatcom, Island and Skagit Counties by attending our fundraising breakfast on Tuesday, March 13th from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Four Points by Sheraton in Bellingham. All donations go … Continue reading

EDASC March Professional Development Opportunities

Posted on February 27, 2018

City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules Mayor’s Coffee Hours for March 2018

Posted on February 27, 2018

City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau has scheduled Mayor’s Coffee Hour on the following dates in March: Friday, March 2, 10:00 a.m., Skagit Publishing Community Room, 1215 Anderson Road Saturday, March 17, 10:00 a.m., Fire Station 1, 901 S. … Continue reading

Skagit/Islands Head Start and ECEAP earn national recognition

Posted on February 26, 2018

Skagit Valley College’s Skagit/Islands Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) are proud to announce that they have been selected by the National Head Start Association to receive the Edward Zigler Innovation Award for the 2017-18 program year. The … Continue reading

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

Posted on February 26, 2018

Elder Care This two-evening program brings clarity to the maze of support options available for older adults. Instructor Debbie Gann, CSA, Director, Home Attendant Care (Whatcom/Skagit/San Juan/Island Counties) has more than 25 years of healthcare experience and is a certified … Continue reading

Peoples Bank Appoints Peter Cutbill as Chief Credit Officer

Posted on February 26, 2018

Peoples Bank, a locally owned and operated, independent full-service community bank with over $1.6 billion in assets, announced the appointment of Peter Cutbill as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. Peter succeeds Terry Daughters, who will retire from the … Continue reading

Port of Skagit Sells Surplus Property

Posted on February 26, 2018

The Port of Skagit recently sold undeveloped property adjacent to Skagit Regional Airport to truck maker Paccar Inc. The $8.4 million, 121.5-acre sale comprised of approximately 76.5 acres of wetlands and approximately 45 buildable acres. By selling the surplus property … Continue reading

Children of the Valley After School Program Seeks Volunteers

Posted on February 22, 2018

Do you enjoy working with kids? We are looking for classroom volunteers at Children of the Valley in our 1st, 2nd/3rd, & 4th/5th grade classrooms! Contact julia@covmv.org for more information or call 360-982-2399.

Mount Vernon Graduate Named SVC Baseball Coach

Posted on February 22, 2018

Shane Servoss has been named as Interim Head Coach of the Skagit Valley College Baseball team. Currently the Cardinal’s Assistant Coach, Servoss will lead the team through the end of the 2017-2018 season.      Servoss played second base at SVC … Continue reading

EDASC Weekly Update February 20

Posted on February 20, 2018

Week of February 20   Skagit County’s Clean Tech Sector: Exploring Trends and Opportunities Clean tech is an important focus for economic development in Skagit County. What is currently happening in Skagit County to support green businesses and innovation, and … Continue reading