Posts by Jeremy Kindlund

New Operating Hours for the Wednesday Mount Vernon Farmers Market

New Operating Hours for the Wednesday Mount Vernon Farmers Market  Wednesdays 11am—4pm! It seems that both the shoppers and the vendors prefer earlier hours, and we have taken notice! The location remains the same (Skagit Valley Hospital lawn on Kincaid Street), but no longer do you have to wait until the afternoon to get your goodies. The…

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Employment Trends from Express Employment Professionals

Employment Trends from Express Employment Professionals UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 3.7%   The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while unemployment edged up from 3.6 to 3.7%. Education and health services had the largest growth in employment in June, adding 61,000 positions. Learn more from the recent employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

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Mount Vernon Downtown Association Sidewalk Sale

Mount Vernon Downtown Association Sidewalk Sale MVDA Announces our Annual Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Mount Vernon on Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27, 2019 from 10 am – 5 pm. This year’s event features Sizzling Summer Sales from downtown merchants. Join our downtown businesses during this annual event, as they showcase their wares on…

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Applications for 2020 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

Applications for 2020 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available The Skagit Valley Food Co-op is now accepting applications for 2020 4% Friday recipients. Once a year, the Community Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op accepts and reviews the applications of non-sectarian, non-partisan charitable community groups for participation…

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Skagit Co. home sale prices increase 11.1% in 2Q 2019

Skagit Co. home sale prices increase 11.1% in 2Q 2019 A strong housing market continued in Skagit County in the second quarter, pushing its median sales price near $400,000, according to a local real-estate broker. The median sales price of a Skagit County home was $380,000 in the second quarter, up 11.1% from the second…

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Skagit Valley College Men’s Soccer Player Cam Weaver and the 1988 Men’s Basketball Team inducted into the Northwest Athletic Conference Hall of Fame

Skagit Valley College Men’s Soccer Player Cam Weaver and the 1988 Men’s Basketball Team inducted into the Northwest Athletic Conference Hall of Fame The Skagit Valley College (SVC) Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Cam Weaver, former SVC Men’s Soccer player, and the 1988 Men’s Basketball team, have been inducted into the Northwest Athletic…

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