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Bloodworks NW Upcoming Blood Drives

Bloodworks NW Upcoming Blood Drives Bloodworks NW will be in Anacortes at the Westminster Presbyterian Church starting January 6th as well as the North Cascade Seventh Day Adventist Church in Burlington starting January 19th. To learn more details and to schedule an appointment, please visit BloodworksNW.org. “My 8 year-old-son is receiving a blood transfusion as…

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HKP Architects Receives Two NWW AIA Design Awards

HKP Architects Receives Two NWW AIA Design Awards HKP Architects is thrilled to announce that their firm received two Awards at this year’s American Institute of Architects Northwest Washington Section Design Awards. Jurors included renowned Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, FAIA (New York, Parsons School of Design), construction representative Tiffani Candler (Greater Seattle, Lydig Construction), and…

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Please Remember Your Mask!

Please Remember Your Mask! With holiday gatherings right around the corner, and with Skagit near the top of the list of COVID outbreaks among Washington State counties; the City is reminding residents and businesses to please persevere in your adherence to simple guidelines established to help keep each other healthy. The tragic loss of over…

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33rd Annual Festival of Trees A Success!

33rd Annual Festival of Trees A Success! The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation’s 33rd annual Festival of Trees raised more than $225,000 during Thanksgiving weekend. Proceeds will support Skagit Regional Health’s Family Birth Centers. “We are so very thankful to the community for their support of the event and ultimately, for their support of Skagit Regional…

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Small Business Flex Fund available for small businesses

Small Business Flex Fund available for small businesses   Small Business Flex Fund, a simple and flexible loan for Washington’s smallest businesses and nonprofits. With the Small Business Flex Fund, you’ll experience low interest rates, longer payback timelines, and community-based lenders with decades of experience helping businesses like yours to thrive. Who is eligible to…

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Instructor Claudia Avendaño-Ibarra receives Skagit Women’s Alliance and Network (SWAN) Women of the Year Award for Transformative Leadership

Instructor Claudia Avendaño-Ibarra receives Skagit Women’s Alliance and Network (SWAN) Women of the Year Award for Transformative Leadership Claudia Avendaño-Ibarra, Skagit Valley College’s Human Services department co-chair and instructor, was among four women to receive the Skagit Women’s Alliance and Network (SWAN) 2021 Women of the Year Award for Transformative Leadership.   Avendaño-Ibarra received her award Oct. 21 at SWAN’s virtual awards ceremony. Also receiving the Women of the Year Award that evening were Iris…

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Gov. Inslee appoints Ozell Jackson III as new Skagit Valley College trustee

Gov. Inslee appoints Ozell Jackson III as new Skagit Valley College trustee Ozell Jackson III has been appointed by Gov. Inslee to the Skagit Valley College (SVC) Board of Trustees and will serve from Oct. 2021 through Sept. 2026. “Ozell’s passion for helping Whidbey Island’s community diverse community achieve homeownership, financial literacy, and economic prosperity will enhance the Board’s leadership and community connections,” said Dr. Tom Keegan,…

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Skagit Valley College Department of Music to present ‘A Musical Thanksgiving’

Skagit Valley College Department of Music to present ‘A Musical Thanksgiving’ The Skagit Valley College (SVC) Department of Music will present “A Musical Thanksgiving” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in the Phillip Tarro Theatre at SVC’s Mount Vernon campus. The evening will showcase the SVC choirs, student soloists, and the inaugural performance of the…

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