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City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules Mayor’s Coffee Hours for October 2019

By Jeremy Kindlund | October 1, 2019 | Comments Off on City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules Mayor’s Coffee Hours for October 2019

MOUNT VERNON – City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau has scheduled walking Mayor’s Coffee Hours on the following dates in October: –  Friday, October 4, 10:00 a.m., Meet at entrance to City Hall (910 Cleveland Avenue) and walk along the Riverwalk –  Saturday, October 12, 10:00 a.m., Meet at Kulshan Trail near Skagit Habitat…

Spencer Olsufka Joins HKP Architects

By Jeremy Kindlund | October 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Spencer Olsufka Joins HKP Architects

Spencer received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from Washington State University in 2011, and Master of Architecture in 2014 from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating, he joined the architecture studio at Valerio Dewalt Train Associates in Chicago, working on multiple student housing projects and tenant improvements. He was involved…

Skagit Valley College Vice President selected as a 2019-2020 Aspen Presidential Fellow

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College Vice President selected as a 2019-2020 Aspen Presidential Fellow

Dr. Kenneth Lawson, Skagit Valley College Vice President for Instruction, is among 40 exceptional community college leaders selected by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program for the 2019-20 class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. This national leadership program prepares the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve…

Banner Power Solutions Solar Open House October 5th and 6th

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Banner Power Solutions Solar Open House October 5th and 6th

Solar Open House with Banner Power Solutions – National Solar Tour • Dates: October 5th and 6th • Times: 9am-5pm • Work-Shop Times: 10:00am, 12:30pm, and 3:00pm Details: • Visitors will have the opportunity to see two types of solar installations in action (micro and string inverters) • Visitors can see and touch actual solar…

Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival Wrap Up for 2019

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival Wrap Up for 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TOP 10 WEIGH-OFF WINNERS: First Place: Lee Roof, Oak Harbor, WA:  #1,548 Second Place: Joel Holland, Sumner, WA:  #1,415 Third Place: Brett Cooper, Corvalis, OR:  #1,315.5 Fourth Place: Jim Sherwood, Mulino, WA:  #1,270.5 Fifth Place: Jack La Rue, Tenino, WA:  #1,104 Sixth Place: Ryan Joyner, Graham, WA:  #881.5 Seventh Place: Joan DeVries, Mount Vernon, WA:  #836.5 Eighth Place: Brandon Sawyer,…

United Way of Skagit County Video

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 30, 2019 | Comments Off on United Way of Skagit County Video

Please visit United Way of Skagit County’s website for more information on their fantastic programs https://unitedwayskagit.org/. Click image below for their video.

Skagit Valley College to host 4th annual OktoberFest on October 10th

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College to host 4th annual OktoberFest on October 10th

In celebration of the traditional season of fall brews, Skagit Valley College Professional/Technical Programs and SVC Foundation will team up to host the 4th annual OktoberFest on Thursday, October 10 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. The event will take place in the Gary Knutzen Cardinal Center, located on the Mount Vernon Campus. The highly popular…

Community Action of Skagit County Spirit of Hope Annual Fundraiser

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Community Action of Skagit County Spirit of Hope Annual Fundraiser

13th Annual SICBA Home Tour Award Winners Announced

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 24, 2019 | Comments Off on 13th Annual SICBA Home Tour Award Winners Announced

Burlington, WA… The Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association (SICBA) announced its award winners from the association’s 13th Annual SICBA Home Tour held September 13th, 14th & 15th. The Overall Best of Tour winner was a custom home in Anacortes built by Kreider Construction. The Kreider Construction home was also awarded Best of Category A, which consisted…

Port of Skagit Gets Clean Audit from the State

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Port of Skagit Gets Clean Audit from the State

BURLINGTON, WA—The Port of Skagit recently underwent its required annual audit by the State of Washington, with no findings reported. The annual audit, which is conducted by the State Auditor’s Office, takes several weeks to complete on site, in addition to a few weeks of follow-up as the final report is compiled.  This annual procedure…

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