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Tickets are on sale for Skagit Symphony’s Garden Tour!

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Tickets are on sale for Skagit Symphony’s Garden Tour!

Ticket outlets are open for Skagit Symphony’s Garden Tour!   You can buy tickets for the Garden Tour at these outlets: Christianson’s Nursery: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon Tri-Dee Arts: 215 S First Street, Mount Vernon The Old Thomspon’s Greenhouse: 6412 Highway 9, Sedro-Woolley Sheely’s Floral & Gifts: 1420 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes Tickets are also…

Free Shred Event Hosted by Mountain Pacific Bank

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Free Shred Event Hosted by Mountain Pacific Bank

Leadership Whidbey hires Mary Anderson as new program manager 

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Leadership Whidbey hires Mary Anderson as new program manager 

Leadership Whidbey recently hired Mary Anderson as its new program manager. Her first day was May 2. Leadership Whidbey provides accessible, high quality development opportunities to connect, inspire, and advance transformational leadership across Whidbey Island.   “Skagit Valley College is very pleased that Mary Anderson will be the next program manager for Leadership Whidbey,” said Dr.…

Skagit Valley College, City of Mount Vernon to host dedication May 21 of ‘Big Al,’ a 20-foot-long Allosaurus sculpture  

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College, City of Mount Vernon to host dedication May 21 of ‘Big Al,’ a 20-foot-long Allosaurus sculpture  

The Skagit Valley College Weld Club has created an eight-foot-tall and 20-foot-long Allosaurus sculpture for the Mount Vernon Arts Commission’s permanent Art Collection. City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau will dedicate the sculpture during a ceremony on the SVC Mount Vernon campus at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20.   “The Mount Vernon Arts Commission…

Port of Skagit Looking at Redevelopment of La Conner Marina

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Port of Skagit Looking at Redevelopment of La Conner Marina

The Port of Skagit is undertaking a feasibility study to redevelop the La Conner Marina, to make better use of the property and create more economic opportunities for the marina and community. The La Conner Marina was constructed in 1970 with the development of the south basin, followed by the completion of the north basin…

36th Annual Youth Arts Festival

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 13, 2022 | Comments Off on 36th Annual Youth Arts Festival

Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services is looking for sponsors to volunteer at our 36th  Annual Youth Arts Festival! This year the Youth Arts Festival is on Saturday, August 13th from 11am-4pm at Hillcrest Park. This event is free, open to all ages and will feature local children, youth entertainment, arts and crafts and preforming…

Moon Rock Arrives at Skagit Regional Airport

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Moon Rock Arrives at Skagit Regional Airport

Heritage Flight Museum is honored to announce the arrival of a moon rock for display as part of the NASA “Ambassador of Exploration” program. This exclusive program was established for astronauts to select a venue to receive and display important pieces of space exploration history. The Heritage Flight Museum in Burlington, Washington is the latest…

Opioid Awareness & Narcan Training

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 12, 2022 | Comments Off on Opioid Awareness & Narcan Training

Skagit Valley College to host annual SVC Powwow Saturday, May 21 

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 12, 2022 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College to host annual SVC Powwow Saturday, May 21 

Skagit Valley College (SVC) will host the annual SVC Powwow on Saturday, May 21, in Tollefson Plaza on the Mount Vernon campus.   The SVC Powwow will include drummers, dancers, and participants in regalia from across the U.S. and Canada. Admission and parking are free. Doors open to the public at noon.  SVC has a long…

Mountain Film Festival in Concrete

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Mountain Film Festival in Concrete

A CELEBRATION OF MOUNTAIN LIFE The Concrete Chamber is pleased to announce that we’re finally able to host the first Mountain Film Festival in Concrete after two years of cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event is Jun 2-5, 2022, at the Concrete Theatre in our Historic Town Center. It’s a celebration of mountains…

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