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The NOAH Center Uncorked Wine & Music Festival

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on The NOAH Center Uncorked Wine & Music Festival

Community Action of Skagit County July 31 Skagit Volunteer Newsletter

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Community Action of Skagit County July 31 Skagit Volunteer Newsletter

Volunteer Heart Story:   Lisa and Bill Pierce are retired engineers, making a difference for GED students in Skagit County. Lisa began teaching GED math with Community Action Skagit 7 years ago, when they moved to Arlington. Last year, when there was a need for a GED physics and chemistry teacher, Lisa recruited her husband, Bill.  …

Cocktails & Comedy for a Cause

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Cocktails & Comedy for a Cause

Skagit Valley College partners with local organizations to host this year’s Back to School Blessing event on SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College partners with local organizations to host this year’s Back to School Blessing event on SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus

The start of the school year will be brighter for approximately 1,200 students and their families, thanks to the Christian Community of Skagit County and their sponsorship of the Back to School Blessing on Saturday, August 10th hosted by Skagit Valley College. The event will take place at the Gary Tollefson Plaza from 8:00 am…

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

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules Mayor’s Coffee Hours for August 2019

MOUNT VERNON – Please see below for the complete, corrected schedule for Mayor’s Coffee Hours with Mayor Jill Boudreau in August. –  Friday, August 16, 10am, Logan Creek Retirement Community, 2311 E. Division Street –  Saturday, August 24, 10am, Mount Vernon City Library, 315 Snoqualmie Street Mayor Boudreau would like to meet and talk with…

United Way recognizes elite volunteer

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on United Way recognizes elite volunteer

United Way of Skagit County presented Ann Caldwell, President of  NW Washington Region of US Bank,  with the Ted Reep Award last week at the Friends of United Way Skagit County Garden Party.  The award is given annually to a volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and service to United Way. Board president Andrew Entrikin,…

Mount Vernon Man Rescued from His Apartment

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Man Rescued from His Apartment

MOUNT VERNON—At 5:39pm on Thursday July 25, Mount Vernon Fire Department units were dispatched to a medical call at a residence located at the 100 block of North 7th Street. Fire and paramedic crews arrived to discover a male patient suffering from a significant leg injury in his second story apartment.  With a stairwell too…

Children’s Museum Announces Grand Opening Date

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Children’s Museum Announces Grand Opening Date

Mark your calendars for August 31, 2019!! The Children’s Museum of Skagit County will unveil the final phases of their construction and move to The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington in a day-long celebration beginning at 10:00am on August 31st. In addition to experiencing the new Museum spaces, the annual Full STEAM Ahead event will take…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

Blood Drive AUG 27 (TUE) 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (except 10 – 11 a.m.) Skagit Valley Hospital – Mount Vernon 300 Hospital Parkway –mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.   Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways…

Police Chief Change at Mount Vernon Police Department

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Police Chief Change at Mount Vernon Police Department

After 40 years of service to Mount Vernon residents, Chief Jerry Dodd retired on July 12, 2019. “The Mount Vernon Police Department, and the city of Mount Vernon itself, owe a great deal of gratitude and respect for what Chief Dodd was able to accomplish here over the course of his career,” Mayor Jill Boudreau…

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