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ALERT: Severe Blood Shortage! Healthy donors needed NOW

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 17, 2020 |

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. Through March 16, nearly 2,700 Red Cross blood drives have been canceled across the country due to coronavirus concerns, resulting…

I-5 Ramp Closures This Weekend in Mount Vernon

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 17, 2020 |

Txley rolls out White Mask Service

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 17, 2020 |

In response to the pandemic of Covid19 Coronavirus, Txley remains open with free curbside service for basic necessities – Toilet Paper, Gloves, Facial Tissues, Hand Sanitizer, and Germicidal/Viricidal Disinfectants.   Txley CEO, Jay Chakravarty understands the need to promote sanitation and hygiene while fulfilling the demands of necessities during this challenging time.  Keeping social distancing…

Skagit Valley College announces Remote Operations to begin March 17 and the continuation of remote instruction delivery

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 17, 2020 |

In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, all Skagit Valley College sites remain closed and will be moving to Remote Operations beginning March 17 until April 24th or until further notice. The College will continue to offer all courses via remote delivery only. With Remote Operations, access to services for students and prospective students…

McIntyre Hall Event Cancellations

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 16, 2020 |

COVID-19 Update        March 16, 2020 McIntyre Hall will be modifying it’s operations through April 6. The Box Office is closed this week – and will reopen March 24-26 10am – 2pm & March 31, April 1-2 10am-2pm for PHONE SERVICE ONLY. Ticket holders have been/will be contacted directly by the Box Office with further information and to process…

U.S. Bank Announces Assistance for Customers Affected by coronavirus

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 13, 2020 |

U.S. Bank today announced that it is making immediate adjustments to certain consumer and small-business products to make them more affordable for customers. The temporary measures, which will be in place until March 31 and be re-evaluated as the situation evolves, are designed to help existing customers who have been affected by the novel coronavirus,…

Chinook Enterprises welcomes Chani Hines as Director, Program Services.

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 13, 2020 |

Chinook Enterprises, Skagit Valley’s largest Social Enterprise, welcomes Chani Hines to the role of Director, Program Services. Hines has devoted the last 22 years to developing programs, policies, and initiatives that help organizations achieve their short and long-term goals, initially with the US Navy and later as a business consultant. Hines  advanced quickly in the…

City of Mount Vernon Proclamation of Emergency

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 12, 2020 |

In an effort to proactively position the City to mobilize any necessary COVID-19 response plans, Mayor Boudreau has signed a proclamation of emergency for the City of Mount Vernon. The proclamation, which was approved by City Council on Wednesday evening, aligns the City of Mount Vernon with Skagit County and the State of Washington in…

McIntyre Hall Event Cancellation

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 11, 2020 |

McIntyre Hall announces Operations Update as precaution to COVID-19 March 9, Skagit Valley College was notified that the Snohomish County Health District is investigating a presumptive positive test for the COVID-19 virus involving a resident of the Josephine Sunset Home in Stanwood. Nine SVC students and two faculty in the Certified Nursing Assistant program have…

Mount Vernon Library Event Cancellations

By Jeremy Kindlund | March 11, 2020 |

Mount Vernon Public Library will remain open to the public, however all programs, events and meeting room bookings at the Library are cancelled for the month of March. The changes to library programming come as Skagit County Public Health officials are recommending social distancing and the cancellation of larger events, as an early precautionary effort…

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