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Peoples Bank Announces Enhanced Employee Benefits in Response to Tax Reform Legislation

Posted on January 8, 2018

In response to the newly passed tax reform legislation, Peoples Bank (https://www.peoplesbank-wa.com/) today announced new investments in its employees. Specifically, Peoples Bank will raise the minimum wage to $15 for all hourly employees, effective February 1, 2018, and will increase … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College Marketing and Communication office wins 6 marketing and public relations awards

Posted on January 8, 2018

The Skagit Valley College Marketing and Communications team won 6 marketing and public relations awards at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 7 fall conference, held at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Oregon. The SVC team earned NCMPR Medallion Awards … Continue reading

Skagit Volunteer Newsflash: January 5th

Posted on January 5, 2018

    Volunteer Newsletter: January 5th   Make 2018 your year to Volunteer…   Start 2018 on the right foot with a resolution to build your community and develop relationships through volunteering. Join the the effort  in 2018 by signing … Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County announces Youth of the Year Dinner

Posted on January 4, 2018

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County’s Youth of the Year Dinner will be held on Wednesday, January 31st at 6:30pm at Eaglemont (4800 Eaglemont Drive. Mount Vernon, Washington 98274).  The Youth of the Year program recognizes and seeks to … Continue reading

Monthly News & Updates From McIntyre Hall

Posted on January 4, 2018

Center Stage E-News January I  February 2018   Greetings!   In the New Year we bring you many opportunities to engage in the arts! Get a behind the scenes glimpse into the creation of a new work with Fluid Creativity/Twenty Thousand Leagues … Continue reading

Skagit Women in Business Organization Presents That’s Amore 2018!

Posted on January 3, 2018

February 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Maple Hall, 104 Commercial, La Conner, WA Join us on Friday February 2nd, 2018 for That’s Amore our annual SWIB Soiree. Dinner, Silent and Live Auction – Fun! Tickets $50.00 per person – $400 per … Continue reading

Country Meadow Village News January 2018

Posted on January 3, 2018

City of Mount Vernon Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Posted on January 2, 2018

Another milestone was reached today in the City of Mount Vernon’s continued efforts toward ensuring transparency in local government. The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) has been awarded to the City by the Government Finance Officers … Continue reading

EDASC Weekly Update January 2

Posted on January 2, 2018

Economic Forecast Night: Ticket Sales Open! On February 8, 500+ guests come together at McIntyre Hall for a panel review of the economic trends shaping Skagit County and the world’s economy today and tomorrow. General admission tickets are $75 each. … Continue reading

Paid Sick Leave “Exemptions”

Posted on January 2, 2018

FINAL RULES/LAW: Adopted Rule Language – Employee Rights and Employer Obligations Rules o   http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2017/21/17-21-092.htm * NEW * Adopted Rule Language – Enforcement – Retaliation o   http://www.lni.wa.gov/rules/AO17/14/1714Adoption.pdf * NEW * Final Chapter 296-128 WAC – Minimum Wages o   http://app.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=296-128 * NEW … Continue reading

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