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Village Concepts of Sedro-Woolley News January 2020

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 2, 2020 |

Residential Fire on North 1st Street

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 30, 2019 |

At approximately 8:58 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Skagit Dispatch received a call from a passenger traveling in a vehicle on I-5 who reported seeing smoke rising from a structure near Fir Street and Shop Lane. Upon arriving to the area, first responders were unable to immediately locate the fire, but spread out to search and…

Ryan Dowd Provides Training on Homeless Interventions at Have a Heart for Community

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 30, 2019 |

Community Action of Skagit County will feature Ryan Dowd at their March 25, 2020 Have a Heart for Community event at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge.   9 a Mr. Dowd is the author of “The Librarians Guide to Homelessness” and runs one of the largest homeless shelters outside of Chicago in the United States.  Attendees…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 30, 2019 |

Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of items to create your…

January – March 2020 Classes & Events at Christianson’s Nursery

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 24, 2019 |

Orchidaceae Saturday, January 1,1 11:00 a.m. – noon, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. Harvey Brenneise has grown orchids as a hobby for 50 years and will discuss how to keep the little beauties alive, happy and blooming again. The Orchidaceae family is the largest of flowering plants, including natives in Washington. Most ornamentals,…

Call for Artists: Birds of Winter Art Walk Downtown Mount Vernon

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 23, 2019 |

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present our annual Birds of Winter Art Walk on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in conjunction with Birds of Winter: A Skagit Valley Experience. Participating businesses are encouraged to feature artists exploring the natural world, including bird-themed art. MVDA art walks include 12-15 downtown venues featuring work by…

Skagit Valley College to celebrate Steve Epperson 900th win on January 11

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 19, 2019 |

  Skagit Valley College is proud to invite the public to a celebration of Steve Epperson’s 900th win as the Cardinals Women’s Basketball Coach on Saturday, January 11th following the Women’s game at 5:00 pm in the Dave DuVall Pavilion. A community reception will take place in the Multipurpose Room after the presentation. With 900+…

Mount Vernon Elected Officials to Take Oath of Office

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 18, 2019 |

MOUNT VERNON—A swearing-in ceremony will be held on Monday December 30, at 10 a.m. for City of Mount Vernon officials who were elected to office in November. Mayor Jill Boudreau, Councilmember Erin Moberg (Ward 1), Councilmember Mark Hulst (Ward 2), and Councilmember Mary Hudson (Ward 3) were all chosen by voters to retain their respective…

YaY Novelty Offers 50% off YaYbag JUMBO

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 18, 2019 |

Due to many low-quality reusable bags being pushed into the market, YaY Novelty recently created a “Quality Reusable Bags Movement” because it’s important to inspire and encourage all to use quality reusable bags. This step alone could save the lives of more than a million seabirds and over 100,000 marine animals every year and help…

Village Concepts Country Meadow Village Donates $2,300 to Helping Hands Food Bank

By Jeremy Kindlund | December 18, 2019 |

On behalf of the residents and staff of Village Concepts Country Meadow Village, executive director Sandra Jensen and program director David Bricka presented $2,300.00 to Miranda Wilson, executive assistant of the Helping Hands Food Bank and Solution Center at the local retirement community’s annual Christmas Party.  Nate Vandenburg, long time food bank volunteer and Village…

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