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U.S. Bank named one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 25, 2020 |

The Ethisphere Institute recognizes U.S. Bank for the sixth consecutive year U.S. Bank has been named one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the sixth consecutive year U.S. Bank has received this recognition. “Our commitment…

Mount Vernon School District Superintendent Semifinalists & Interviews

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 24, 2020 |

On behalf of our school board, I would like to thank you for your interest in our schools and superintendent search process. The board invites you to participate in the remaining steps of the process, the semi-finalist and finalist interviews. Last week, the board met to review the 19 applicants and have selected six semi-finalists…

Mayor Jill Boudreau appoints New Mount Vernon Police Chief

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 20, 2020 |

Mayor Jill Boudreau has appointed Chris Cammock to the position of Police Chief of the Mount Vernon Police Department. Chief Cammock is a 31-year veteran of the Department, and has served for the past 6 months as the Department’s Interim Police Chief following the July 12, 2019 retirement of Chief Jerry Dodd. The City conducted…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 20, 2020 |

Medicare Compare 101 Do you need help understanding Medicare and how Medicare supplement plans work? Skagit Regional Health along with MedicareCompareUSA® is offering free Medicare 101 sessions. No charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424.   March 25 (WED) 2 – 4 p.m. Skagit Valley Hospital San Juan Conference Room   Stop the Bleed®:…

Annual Fundraising Breakfast, Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 19, 2020 |

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County will be holding their 2020 Annual Breakfast on Wednesday, March 18th from 7:30am to 9:00am at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon. The Annual Breakfast, sponsored by Trico Companies, stands as the wrap-up to the Club’s “Whatever It Takes” Campaign and is a very visible way of recognizing…

Christianson’s Nursery Drawing Garden Inspiration from Beatrix Potter

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 18, 2020 |

  Winter Hours Open Daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (open until 6:00 p.m. beginning March 1)   Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top   Many of us remember England’s treasured author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter for her little animal tales such as “Peter Rabbit”, “Mrs. Tiggy Winkle”, and “Mr. Jeremy Fisher.” Today, her legacy is stronger…

Introducing the next class in the Skagit Symphony Music Education Series

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 18, 2020 |

Want to broaden your music knowledge? Join Musicologist, Mandy Walters Whitaker, and our very own Maestro, Michael Wheatley, to learn the history of how the conductor came to be! Email us with number of participants and your contact information!   Make a Reservation! Connect with us   ‌

Skagit Valley College announces the 2020 SVC Hall of Fame inductees

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 18, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that six people have been named to the SVC Hall of Fame, an award established in 1989 to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Skagit Valley College or honored it by their achievements. Nominees include alumni, community members, former SVC faculty and staff, and public…

Spring Break with Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 18, 2020 |

Clubs in Anacortes, Concrete, Mount Vernon, and Sedro-Woolley will be open for Spring Break, April 6-10. New members can register at the Club. Online registration is available for current members at skagitclubs.org. The cost is $160 for the week. Enrollment closes on March 20.   Anacortes Club Spring Break Hours: 7am to 6pm Contact: Andrew…

Mount Vernon Community Invited to Attend Superintendent Interviews

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 18, 2020 |

As the Mount Vernon School District Board of Directors continues its search for the next superintendent, they would like to thank the community for their participation leading up to this point of the process. The board would like to extend an invitation to the community to participate in the remaining steps of the process. The…

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