Port of Skagit County

Port of Skagit Continues Fiber Network Project

The Port of Skagit is looking for funding to bring its fiber optic backbone to Concrete, and is also exploring options to extend the network south into Snohomish County.

Port of Skagit Executive Director Patsy Martin told the Skagit County commissioners April 23 that the goal is to provide affordable high-speed internet to residents and businesses.

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Mindset of Elite Athletes

Channel the Mindset of Elite Athletes to Improve Your Business

How can you apply the mindset of an elite athlete or special operations warrior to your business? The principles of success are surprisingly similar. Join the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, June 12th for a presentation and discussion about these principles and how they can work for you.
Presented by:  Dr. Jim Bauman, Sport & Licensed Psychologist

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Port of Skagit July Fly Day

Port of Skagit County Community Aviation Day

The community is invited to explore the world of aviation at a free special event combining Heritage Flight Museum’s July Fly Day and the Port of Skagit’s Community Aviation Day on July 13, 2019.

The Port of Skagit is sponsoring admission for the museum’s July Fly Day so the event is FREE to attend.

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YMCA 6 month membership

Skagit Valley YMCA Free Membership Drawing

Sign up to win one of dozens of free YMCA 6-month memberships! Absolutely no strings! Just free access to the new YMCA for Mount Vernon residents! Call or stop by the Parks Office. Hurry! Deadline is June 14th.

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civil discourse

Skagit Valley College Hosts Civil Discourse Workshops

The Skagit County Dispute Resolution Center partnered with the League of Women Voters and Skagit Valley College to create a multi-phase approach to cultivating civility in society. SVC students have the opportunity to earn college credit for the series.

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Port of Skagit and PUD Form Broadband Company

The Port of Skagit and the Skagit Public Utility District approved an agreement Tuesday to jointly oversee the construction of a fiber optic network that extends from Anacortes to Concrete. The agreement formed a joint company called SkagitNet. The company is the latest step in an effort to connect existing networks and extend fiber optic access to rural and east county communities such as Lyman and Hamilton.

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News, Stories and Local Features

Mount Vernon Riverwalk Summer Concert Series 2019

Mount Vernon Riverwalk Summer Concert Series 2019

June 10, 2019

  The popular weekly Mount Vernon Riverwalk Summer Concert Series event in downtown Mount Vernon, Washington, are returning in 2019 for yet another spectacular line up of bands. Organized by the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce and the City of Mount Vernon, a series of exciting evening Riverwalk music concerts will be taking place on … Read More

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June 5, 2019

Name: BrewFest 2019 Date: Saturday, August 10th, 2019 Website: Event Description: The 17th annual BrewFest on the Skagit, the Skagit’s longest running Craft Brew Festival Come celebrate the 15th Annual BrewFest on the Skagit this year on Saturday August 10th. Location: Downtown Mount Vernon Riverwalk Park Time: 4:00 – 9:00 PM  

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Downtown Mount Vernon – Tulip Festival Street Fair April 19-21, 2019

Downtown Mount Vernon – Tulip Festival Street Fair April 19-21, 2019

March 12, 2019 Downtown Mount Vernon - Tulip Festival Street Fair April 19-21, 2019 Official Website: The time has come and the tulips have sprung! Come see the world-renowned Tulip Festival Street Fair in Downtown Mount Vernon, Washington. Take a selfie, plan your road trip, and soak in the beautiful atmosphere that Mount Vernon has to offer. The [...] Read More


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