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Drive-Thru Hiring Events Revolutionize Hiring During Pandemic

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 5, 2020 |

Apply Without Leaving Your Car ________________ Mount Vernon, WA – As states loosen closure orders for businesses, companies are looking to replenish their workforce while facing the dilemma of how to safely interview candidates. As hiring experts, several Express Employment Professionals offices are stepping in to help with Drive-Thru Job Fairs. Instead of requiring job…

Bartenders, Barbers, and Stylists to receive free oil changes offered by Gateway Automotive

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 4, 2020 |

Bill Orsborn calls them the “forgotten ones;” bartenders and hairdressers who have been severely impacted by a loss of income due to COVID 19. That’s why he’s offering a free oil change to anyone in those professions at any Gateway Automotive location in Skagit and Island Counties. Beginning in March, Orsborn promoted free oil changes…

Mayor Boudreau to Serve on Legislative Committee

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 3, 2020 |

Mayor Boudreau has accepted an invitation to serve on the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Legislative Priorities Committee. The Mayor was appointed by AWC President Ed Stern on June 1st because of her valued participation on other AWC committees. The Legislative Priorities Committee exists to develop and review ideas for legislation, and recommends legislative priority…

Apply now for Summer Quarter at Skagit Valley College

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 3, 2020 |

Now is the time to apply for Summer Quarter at Skagit Valley College! Classes start July 6. Visit for resources and information to get you started. Enjoy hands-on learning and labs in several of our career programs as well as a welcoming and supportive online learning environment. Trending programs for Summer include High School…

NW Innovation Resource Center Announces Launch of Amazon Catalyst Competition to Discover and Reward Big Ideas around Food Supply Chain in the City of Mount Vernon

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 2, 2020 |

Mount Vernon residents are encouraged to submit their proposals for the chance to win up to $10,000 in prizes June 1, 2020 MOUNT VERNON–Today, the NW Innovation Resource Center announced that it is launching an Amazon Catalyst competition to discover and reward big ideas to residents in the City of Mount Vernon with Food Supply…

Skagit Valley College Announces New Instant Chat Feature

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 2, 2020 |

Just in time for Summer Quarter registration, Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce UChat, a new instant chat feature designed to easily connect students and prospective students with our teams in Enrollment Services, Admissions, TRIO Student Services, Athletics, Counseling and Advising, and Student Equity and Inclusion. Accessing UChat is simple: to begin a session…

Early Risers of Mount Vernon Toastmasters ZOOM OPEN HOUSE

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 1, 2020 |

The Bridge at Mount Vernon to Hold Virtual Auction for Dementia Support Northwest

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 28, 2020 |

Public-Private Ground-Breaking at Skagit Regional Airport

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 28, 2020 |

With a small group of supportive stakeholders holding golden shovels, a ceremonial ground-breaking was held May 26th for a new, privately-owned hangar project at Skagit Regional Airport.  This exciting, albeit low-key, ceremony marked the next stage of a project that will fulfill a significant need within the local and regional aviation community. The hangar project…

Skagit Gleaners will be accepting donations including house wear products and clothing starting June 1st

By Jeremy Kindlund | May 26, 2020 |

Cleaning out your closets? We are now accepting all Gratitude Galleria donations, including house wear products and clothing. It would be such a blessing to receive your unneeded items. Instead of tossing them, you are able to receive a tax write off. Due to limited space we are not able to accept appliances or large…

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