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Skagit Valley College to host the Annual SVC Powwow Saturday, October 5

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College to host the Annual SVC Powwow Saturday, October 5

Skagit Valley College (SVC) will host the annual SVC Powwow on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in the Dave DuVall Pavilion, located at the Mount Vernon Campus. The doors will open to the public at noon. The SVC Powwow will include drummers, dancers, and participants in regalia from across the United States and Canada. Admission and…

George Winston at McIntyre Hall

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 18, 2019 | Comments Off on George Winston at McIntyre Hall

McIntyre Hall Presents  George Winston George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is…

Ladies’ Night Out Tickets are ON SALE

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Ladies’ Night Out Tickets are ON SALE

Ladies’ Night is BACK & you’re invited! November 8, 2019 | 5:00 – 9:00PM | Downtown MV   Kick off the holiday season with us! Join us for a very fun evening of sipping and shopping at 24 downtown Mount Vernon locations! Local shops and restaurants host Washington wineries, unique in-store events, and specials for…

Riverside Drive Railroad Crossing Improvement

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Riverside Drive Railroad Crossing Improvement

Driving over the railroad crossings on Riverside Drive in Mount Vernon ranks closely with root canals and dial-up internet on many Mount Vernon drivers’ lists of most aggravating life experiences. However, beginning next Monday September 23, a thorough renovation of the crossings will provide local vehicles with some much needed suspension relief. Smoother crossings at…

HKP Architects’ Christine Baldwin earns Professional License, Promoted to Project Architect

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on HKP Architects’ Christine Baldwin earns Professional License, Promoted to Project Architect

Christine Baldwin recently earned her professional license to practice architecture in the State of Washington and has been promoted to Project Architect at HKP Architects. Licensure requirements include holding an accredited degree, working under the supervision of a licensed architect to obtain the number of hours of experience required by the National Council of Architectural…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

BLOOD DRIVES In partnership with Bloodworks Northwest, Skagit Regional Health will offer the following blood drives: OCT 4 (FRI) IN ARLINGTON 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed 1:15 – 2 p.m.) Cascade Valley Hospital – Arlington 330 S. Stillaguamish Avenue Rainier Conference Room A and B Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888. OCT 9 (WED) IN…

Dredging is Underway at the La Conner Marina

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Dredging is Underway at the La Conner Marina

Dredging in the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina began last month as part of maintaining safe depths for vessels. This project, which will include the north and south basins and fairways, is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of…

Skagit Habitat for Humanity to break ground on 38th & 39th home in Skagit County!

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Habitat for Humanity to break ground on 38th & 39th home in Skagit County!

Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival at Christianson’s Nursery

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival at Christianson’s Nursery

Christianson’s Nursery is an official weigh-off site for the Giant Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC), an international organization, who is sanctioned to submit giant pumpkin world records! Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers with Coastal Farm & Ranch, Skagit Valley Food Co-op, and Mount Vernon Tractor Supply, and floral seed baskets provided by Floret Flower…

EDASC providing free, confidential business check-ups

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 12, 2019 | Comments Off on EDASC providing free, confidential business check-ups

EDASC continually meets with local business owners to listen, learn and offer help. This local focus is particularly important as most job growth occurs from businesses that are already here. “Typically, these meetings are listening sessions to learn about business operations, successes and areas of need,” said Tamsin Bell, EDASC Business Development and Expansion Coordinator.…

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