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Flight Museum Hosts WWII Bomber ‘Sentimental Journey’

Posted on August 14, 2015

Burlington, WA – After a few years of settling in to new facilities the Heritage Flight Museum is pleased to be welcoming back the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing’s B-17 ‘Sentimental Journey’. The aircraft arrives on Friday, 21 August around … Continue reading

Skagit Symphony Summer Party at The Depot

Posted on August 12, 2015

Skagit Symphony Summer PartyAnd Fund Raising Event Supporting the Skagit Symphony and its Education ProgramsSunday, August 23, 2015  Hors d’ouevres, wine, classical music and silent auction TIMETABLE arrival: 3:30pm  departure: 6:00pm DESTINATION The Depot Arts & Community Center, Anacortes ~PLEASE NOTE:  All tickets $75.00 per … Continue reading

Props & Ponies Mustangs Roar Back to Skagit

Posted on August 12, 2015

Burlington, WA – The Heritage Flight Museum is pleased to be holding their 5th annual Props & Ponies Mustang Show, Fly Day & Fundraiser, sponsored by Frontier Ford, at their facilities at Skagit Regional Airport. Doors open to the public … Continue reading

AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Washington

Posted on August 7, 2015

Washington is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout Washington State. Filming is scheduled for October. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series … Continue reading

Andy Porter Offers New Photography Classes

Posted on August 7, 2015

Many people ask me for the schedule of upcoming Photography Classes. They will start again in September. I will be teaching classes in Burlington, Marysville, Bellingham and Friday Harbor. And maybe soon in Anacortes as well.  This link lists all … Continue reading

Skagit County Fair Info – “The Best Days of Our Lives”

Posted on August 5, 2015

The Skagit County Fair is just around the corner and there is so much exciting news that is hard to lay it all out in an email. Instead I leave you with some links that will give you everything you … Continue reading

Port Seeks Local Control for Northern State Campus

Posted on August 5, 2015

  The Port of Skagit has submitted a proposal to the state Department of Enterprise Services to begin a phased transition of the former Northern State Hospital campus near Sedro-Woolley to local control. Submission of the proposal completes a significant … Continue reading

Brewfest on the Skagit

Posted on August 5, 2015

Saturday, Aug 8, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Advanced Tickets are $20 and include 5 tastes. Admission will be $25 day of event. Additional scrip for tastes will be available for $2 each at the fest. A special $15 ticket … Continue reading

Community Aviation Day at the Port of Skagit

Posted on August 5, 2015

“The Best Days of Our Lives”, August 12-15 at the Skagit County Fairgrounds!

Posted on July 31, 2015

The annual award-winning Skagit County Fair in Mount Vernon is a fun event for the whole family. Come join us for a “The Best Days of Our Lives”! Great Local Entertainment, Carnival, Farm Animals, Displays, Kid Zone Events, Car Show  … Continue reading



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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