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Skagit County Small Business Grant The application is available for download at the following link: https://www.skagit.org/skagit-county-small-business-grant-program Overview Skagit County has set aside $1 million in grant funds to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Grants may be up to $25,000 depending on number of employees. Applications will be accepted from July 13 through 5 p.m. July 26.…

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COVID Volunteer Opportunities Volunteers Needed: COVID Testing Site   Skagit County is looking for volunteers to help at the COVID-19 drive-through testing site at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. Volunteers are needed to help with: ·    Directing traffic (at the main entrance, to the registration station entrance, and to the testing station entrance) ·   …

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Logo Revealed for Mount Vernon School District’s Newest School After nearly a yearlong process, Harriet Rowley Elementary School has finalized its school identity with the selection of its official school logo. The final logo design selected was by local designer, Laura Heptner. With its school colors and mascot selected in the fall, this was the…

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Skagit Habitat for Humanity Surprises Housing Recipient Skagit Habitat for Humanity surprised its most recent housing recipient with the news at her workplace. All her co-workers were in on the good news, and hid around the corner to congratulate her. “The surprise and joy on her face was priceless,” said Habitat’s T.J. Larrick. Well done!

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News from Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse   An Essential Business, Christianson’s Nursery is Open Daily 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Fourth of July Hours 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Keep Gardening!   Something new for Independence Day! Dress up your porch or patio with Christianson’s patriotic red, white, and blue hanging baskets for…

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Skagit home prices still rise but sales plunge 18.9% in 2Q The coronavirus pandemic significantly impacted the number of Skagit County home sales in the second quarter but not their value, according to a local real-estate broker.   Only 458 homes sold in Skagit County in the second quarter, down 18.9% from a year ago,…

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