FEATURED ARTICLE | PORT OF SKAGIT
May 2018 –
The Port of Skagit and partners including Skagit PUD, Skagit County, EDASC, Cities of Anacortes, Burlington, Mount Vernon, and Sedro-Woolley, and Towns of La Conner and Concrete have been making headway on their efforts to develop high-speed dark fiber infrastructure for the benefit of Skagit area citizens and businesses.
MORE FROM MOUNT VERNON, WA
Mount Vernon, WA –
Businesses who need high-powered and trustworthy bandwidth to help them run a smooth and efficient business operation need to look no further than Mount Vernon, Washington. The Fiber Optic network in Mount Vernon is important because of its revolutionary technology that is efficient, cost-effective and it is critical to the success of many businesses.
January 2018 –
After nearly two years of planning, preparation and training, Epic is now live at both Skagit Regional Health hospitals and all 19 clinic locations! We are proud to offer a one-patient-one-record system at all of our locations.
February 2018 –
About 400 people gathered this year at McIntyre Hall at Skagit Valley College for the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County’s (EDASC) Economic Forecast Night, where presenters spoke on the potential for cross-border business and tourism opportunities in Skagit County.
November 2017 –
Skagit Valley College Chemistry instructor Dr. Roxi Smith and her students made a visit to La Venture Middle School for some hands-on science work. The SVC team was there to celebrate National Chemistry Week and work with La Venture science students in their classroom. Awesome STEM activity!
November 2017 –
Employment at Port of Skagit properties in 2017 is up 9.4 percent compared to fall quarter of 2016, according to a report presented to the port’s Board of Commissioners last month. Port tenants reported a total of 1,409 employees in the Third Quarter Employment Census completed in October.
ACTIVITIES TO DO YEAR-ROUND IN MOUNT VERNON
April 20-22, 2018 –
This annual event is part of the month-long Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. First street in Mount Vernon is closed to traffic and filled with artists, music, food, and more. The Street Fair runs Friday through Sunday, rain or shine. If you have never been, come see what you have been missing!