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Skagit Habitat to dedicate 35th Home in Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Habitat to dedicate 35th Home in Skagit County

Silverado 4th Annual Block Party

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Silverado 4th Annual Block Party

“Pigs in Paradise” Campaign Emphasizes the Importance of Saving and Giving Back

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | Comments Off on “Pigs in Paradise” Campaign Emphasizes the Importance of Saving and Giving Back

Cash-filled piggy banks and pay it forward stories can lead to a lucky winner’s personal paradise. Bellingham, WA – July 25, 2019 – Peoples Bank announced its newest campaign, “Pigs in Paradise,” to underscore the importance of both saving and giving back to the community. On Thursday, August 1, 2019, 200 piggy banks will be…

New Operating Hours for the Wednesday Mount Vernon Farmers Market

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 16, 2019 | Comments Off on New Operating Hours for the Wednesday Mount Vernon Farmers Market

 Wednesdays 11am—4pm! It seems that both the shoppers and the vendors prefer earlier hours, and we have taken notice! The location remains the same (Skagit Valley Hospital lawn on Kincaid Street), but no longer do you have to wait until the afternoon to get your goodies. The market is now running from 11am until 4pm. This Week…

Employment Trends from Express Employment Professionals

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Employment Trends from Express Employment Professionals

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 3.7%   The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while unemployment edged up from 3.6 to 3.7%. Education and health services had the largest growth in employment in June, adding 61,000 positions. Learn more from the recent employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and view the unemployment rate in…

Mount Vernon Downtown Association Call for Artists First Thursday August Art Walk & Community Hang-up

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Downtown Association Call for Artists First Thursday August Art Walk & Community Hang-up

COMMUNITY HANG-UP CALL FOR ARTISTS Show off your art & win!! All artists, ages 16+, are invited to submit one work of art for our 6th Annual Community Hang-Up gallery exhibit at the Front Gallery, 420 Myrtle, as part of the Downtown Mount Vernon First Thursday Art Walk on August 1. The Community Hang-Up celebrates…

Mount Vernon Downtown Association Sidewalk Sale

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Downtown Association Sidewalk Sale

MVDA Announces our Annual Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Mount Vernon on Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27, 2019 from 10 am – 5 pm. This year’s event features Sizzling Summer Sales from downtown merchants. Join our downtown businesses during this annual event, as they showcase their wares on the sidewalks of our vibrant historic…

Ground Zero Gymnastics Cardboard Car Show – Drive In Movie – Open Gym

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Ground Zero Gymnastics Cardboard Car Show – Drive In Movie – Open Gym

Applications for 2020 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Applications for 2020 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op is now accepting applications for 2020 4% Friday recipients. Once a year, the Community Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op accepts and reviews the applications of non-sectarian, non-partisan charitable community groups for participation in 4% Friday, a Community Shopping Day. Groups chosen, one…

Skagit Co. home sale prices increase 11.1% in 2Q 2019

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Co. home sale prices increase 11.1% in 2Q 2019

A strong housing market continued in Skagit County in the second quarter, pushing its median sales price near $400,000, according to a local real-estate broker. The median sales price of a Skagit County home was $380,000 in the second quarter, up 11.1% from the second quarter of 2018, according to Shelah Inman of Muljat Group…

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