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Port of Skagit Looking to Expand Internet Options

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. 

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MORE FROM MOUNT VERNON, WA

Dedication of the Valley of Our Spirits Sculpture

April 2018 –
This grand sculpture celebrating the diversity of our community is the most recent addition to the City’s collection of public art.

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United Way Announces Early Childhood Learning Goal

April 2018 –
A new chapter for the United Way of Skagit County begins with the big goal that by 2025, all Skagit children entering Kindergarten are ready to learn!

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Skagit Regional Health’s New Electronic Record EPIC is Live

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.

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Congratulations to MVSD Transportation

April 2018 –
Congratulations to MVSD Transportation Department for achieving an OSPI efficiency rating of 97.73% – a 23% increase over the past six years!

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Skagit Valley College Chemistry Dept. Inspires Future Scientists

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!

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Employment Continues Strong at Port of Skagit Facilities

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.

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ACTIVITIES TO DO YEAR-ROUND IN MOUNT VERNON

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2018

February 2018 –
The time has come and the tulips have sprung! Come see the world-renowned Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon, Washington. Take a selfie, plan your road trip, and soak in the beautiful nature that Skagit Valley has to offer!

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2018 Downtown Mount Vernon Tulip Festival Street Fair

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!

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Visit the Mount Vernon Farmers Market!

February 2018 –
Thanks to all of our sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and shoppers for a great market season. Our 2018 market season will open on Saturday, May 19th, 2018.

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