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Peoples Bank Strengthens Lending Team in Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 26, 2019 |

Peoples Bank promoted Mike Fredlund to Senior Vice President, Commercial Market Leader of the Skagit-Island Commercial Banking Group and welcomed Nate Walley as a new Mortgage Loan Officer at the Skagit County Real Estate Loan Center. Both Mike and Nate were born and raised in Skagit County and together bring nearly 40 years of financial…

Red Cross Offers Safety Tips as Students Get Ready to Go Back to School

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 22, 2019 |

School bells will be calling students back to the classroom soon and the American Red Cross wants to make sure every student is safe as they head back to school for the upcoming academic year. “While safety is a top priority for all students, there are special steps for parents of younger kids and those…

Skagit County Fairgrounds Fall Garage Sale September 20-21

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 22, 2019 |

Looking for unique items, great food and local music? Don’t miss the Skagit County Fairgrounds 27th Annual Fall Garage Sale, Antiques & More event this Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21 at the Skagit County Fairgrounds! More than 140 vendors are set to attend, including seven food vendors. Visitors can enjoy great musical performances…

Mount Vernon HOPE Coalition 2nd Annual Town Hall Event

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |


Workshop Presented by Community Action of Skagit County – Working With Youth Volunteers

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network Topic: Working with Youth Volunteers Date: 3:00-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3 Location: Burlington Library Rotary Meeting Room, 820 E Washington Ave., Burlington, WA 98233 Map link:   Guest Speaker: Teresa Davis, WorkSource Skagit Description: Is engaging youth volunteers worth the hassle? What policies and procedures should we have in place…

HKP Architects’ Brian Poppe, AIA, Gives Back on National Day of Service

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

Poppe Joins Local Architects, Designers, Engineers, and District Staff on a Day of Service at Madison Elementary School in Everett, WA July 12, 2019; Mount Vernon, WA: Brian Poppe, Partner with HKP Architects, recently participated with other local design professionals on a national Day of Service project at Madison Elementary school in Everett, Washington. April…

Peoples Bank Named “Best-In-State” by Forbes Magazine

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

Reflecting its strong reputation, commitment to customer satisfaction, and high-quality branch services and online experience, Peoples Bank was one of only three banks in Washington state to be named a “Best Bank” in Forbes Magazine’s second annual review of the Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions. To create the list, Forbes partnered with independent market research…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

Holiday Crafters Wanted at the 2019 Employee Association Craft Fair This fair has been growing the past several years to include a variety of arts, crafts, collectibles and delicious treats. The craft fair will held near the North entrance of Skagit Valley Hospital down the main hallway of the hospital. To become a vendor, call…

Port of Skagit Introduces Incentive Program to Support General Aviation

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

BURLINGTON—The Port of Skagit Commission voted today to approve an incentive program that will encourage and expedite private sector development on the airport, focusing on small aircraft services and needs. The incentive program is designed to support the two current proposed t-hangar projects on the crosswind side of Skagit Regional Airport and expedite the construction…

Skagit/Islands Head Start receives $7,817,445 five-year grant

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 15, 2019 |

Skagit Valley College Skagit/Islands Head Start (SIHS) is pleased to announce that they have received a notice of award from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start and will receive a grant totaling $7,817,445 for Early Head Start and Head Start. The five-year grant runs from…

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