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Registration for SPRING QUARTER set to begin at Skagit Valley College

Posted on February 13, 2016

Registration for Skagit Valley College Spring Quarter begins February 9th. Registration for Returning Students begins February 9th Registration for New Advised Students begins Feb. 25th. Open Enrollment begins March 10th. Classes begin April 5th. For students who want to begin … Continue reading

Registration is Now Open for The 2nd Annual Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride

Posted on February 13, 2016

Greetings and Salutations! Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride  Saturday, March 26th. Visit our website for current information. www.thedandydaffodil.com Join us in La Conner, among the daffodil fields of Skagit Valley, for a dashing … Continue reading

Rexville Grocery Valentine’s Champagne Showdown Saturday, February 13, 2016.

Posted on February 12, 2016

Skagit Regional Health approves $316 million budget; adds jobs; invests in Electronic Health Record and creates new Business Services Center

Posted on February 6, 2016

MOUNT VERNON – Skagit Regional Health continues to serve as a positive driver of economic development in the region with approval of a $316 million 2016 budget; the addition of new jobs; a major investment in clinical care with a … Continue reading

Mount Vernon Farmers Market is Looking to Hire a New Manager

Posted on February 6, 2016

The Mount Vernon Farmer’s Market is hiring! We are currently seeking a year-round, part-time Market Manager beginning with the 2016 season. The Manager will provide on-site management of the market on Saturdays (9am to 2pm Late May-Mid-October) on the Riverfront … Continue reading

McIntyre Hall Presents: Aurelio on Saturday, January 30

Posted on January 29, 2016

Aurelio McIntyre Hall Presents Saturday, January 30 | 7:30pm Tickets: Reserved Seating $22,*Create Your Own Series (CYO) Subscription Discounts Torch-bearer of the Garifuna tradition and the first black member of Honduras’s National Congress, the soulful singer, guitarist and percussionist Aurelio … Continue reading

Be Part of the Friendship House Cookbook

Posted on January 29, 2016

WE WANT YOUR BEST RECIPES! To commemorate our 30th Anniversary, Friendship House is creating a cookbook! We are asking friends, volunteers, congregations, and partners to contribute everything from their newest dinner creation to Grandma’s favorite cookie recipe. We will taste-test … Continue reading

Skagit Women in Business Monthly Meeting – Friday, February 5

Posted on January 29, 2016

SWIB (Skagit Women in Business) Meeting:  Friday February 5th @ The Hampton Inn & Suites – 1860 S. Burlington Blvd, Burlington – 7:00-8:30am Cost: $15.00 payable at the door or online – includes a light breakfast – www.skagitwomeninbusiness.com Program:  Debra … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College Drama Department audition announcement for Gilbert and Sullivan classic

Posted on January 15, 2016

The Skagit Valley College Drama Department announces that auditions for the Spring Quarter production, Hot Mikado, will take place in the Phil Tarro Theatre on February 8 and 9 at 3:30 and 6:30 pm. With direction by Damond Morris, musical … Continue reading

Registration Open for 2016 Tulip Ambassador Competition

Posted on January 11, 2016

MOUNT VERNON — Two child ambassadors will be chosen to represent the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival at the KeyBank 2016 Tulip Ambassador Event February 9 at Cascade Mall.   Any fourth or fifth grade student in Skagit County is eligible to … Continue reading

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July 6th, 2017

By Sabrina J. Russo Step across the threshold of an antique shop and stand amidst the displays, and you might just catch a glimpse of the past in the shimmer of polished silver, in the glint of porcelain china, or … Continue reading

January 3rd, 2017

Right now is peak season for viewing the largest concentration of Bald Eagles in the continental United States, along with some 10K swans and 55K Snow Geese—all in Mount Vernon and Skagit Valley. Visitors from the world over come to … Continue reading

May 6th, 2016

McIntyre Hall Presents LOCARNO PURCHASE TICKETS Friday, May 6 | 7:30pm Locarno is the Latin project of Juno award winning musician and Paperboys frontman, Tom Landa. The music, like him, is part Mexican but with strong doses of Cuban Son, … Continue reading

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