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New Men’s Basketball recruits add more power and big time scoring for the Cardinals

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

The Skagit Valley College Athletic Department is proud to introduce the new class of recruits who are ready to take the Cardinals Men’s Basketball team to the next level this fall. Each of the new Cardinals come to Skagit as stand out players at their respective high school and have set many personal and team…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County opens Pop-up Club Sites in Mount Vernon & Sedro-Woolley

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is now offering full day programming, Monday thru Friday, at Pop-up Club sites in Mount Vernon & Sedro-Woolley. Space is limited, and open to all children of essential employees as defined by the Governor’s declaration—anyone who is currently working with dependents in elementary school, regardless of Club membership.…

Skagit Regional Airport to Receive $69,000 Through CARES Act

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

The Port of Skagit was notified that Skagit Regional Airport will receive $69,000 of funding through the CARES Act to maintain and support continuing airport operations. Nationwide, nearly $10 billion in airport grants will be awarded to eligible U.S. airports to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus impacts as part of the Coronavirus Aid,…

Mount Vernon Park and Trail Use Update

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

The City of Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services has adjusted services for COVID-19 measures in accordance with the recommendations from federal, state and local agencies.  We realize the impacts to the public are significant.  It is our hope that these measures will result in drastically slowing the spread of COVID-19.  Park shelters, play structures…

Skagit Habitat for Humanity needs your help!

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

  42% of families in Skagit County struggle to pay for basic necessities. And 85% of female-headed single parent households aren’t making enough.  For the past few years, we’ve tried to raise awareness of this struggle that women and their families face through our National Women Build Week, held each year in May. This year, we…

FREE 12 week financial Ed series from Primerica

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

Financial Education Course each Monday evening Sign up Here! This special FREE 12-week online financial education course will teach you the fundamentals of how money works, and how you can make YOUR money work for YOU.

Gateway Automotive offers free oil changes to medical professionals

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

Even before Governor Inslee’s shelter-in-place order went into effect, Bill Orsborn was implementing new procedures in his business to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus. Gateway Automotive introduced its ‘Touchless Repair Service’ along with an explainer video to help customers understand how it worked. But Orsborn wants to do more. Gateway Automotive is now…

Barron Heating donates ductless heating system to Sedro-Woolley cancer patient

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 20, 2020 |

Three Northwest Washington families going through difficult situations, including a Sedro-Woolley great-grandmother living alone in an inadequately heated home while battling cancer, recently received free heating systems at their homes from Barron Heating & Air Conditioning. Phyllis Queen has been battling cancer since 2017. Chemotherapy has caused neuropathy in her extremities, causing consistent pain that…

National Volunteer Week: Red Cross Honors Volunteers Who Continue to Serve During Crisis

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 16, 2020 |

National Volunteer Week is April 19 to 25, and the American Red Cross serving Northwest Washington honors its volunteers who are helping people in need, even during the uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergencies don’t stop, and neither do local Red Cross volunteers, who are still providing care and comfort after disasters of all…

Christianson’s Nursery Press Release April – June 2020

By Jeremy Kindlund | April 15, 2020 |

Yes, Christianson’s Nursery is an essential business.  Yes, we are open! Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In our great efforts to prepare for spring and the delivery of beautiful and healthy blooming plants, trees and shrubs, Christianson’s Nursery is also using protective measures as recommended by the CDC to “flatten the curve”,…

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