Skagit County Fair 2019

2019 Skagit County Fair Schedule

We don’t want to miss the 2019 Skagit County Fair, happening August 7-10. The Fair has everything summer should: animals, fried foods, fun contests, great music, talented entertainment, shopping and exhilarating rides. Buy your Skagit County Fair admission and carnival wristbands ahead of time to save money on all the fun, which means more money for fried Twinkies, right?

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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 SWIFT Center

Public Access To Port of Skagit SWIFT Center

The Port of Skagit is allowing limited public access to the Sedro-Woolley Innovation for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Center.

While the port is waiting for signs to be made that will direct visitors to which areas of the former Northern State Hospital campus are open and which remain off limits, bicycle tours are being offered

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Edgewater Park Mount Vernon Washington - Disc Golf

New Edgewater Park Disc Golf Course

Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services is pleased to announce that a new disc golf course at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon is now open and ready for the public to enjoy.

The City of Mount Vernon Parks, and the MV Parks Foundation, hope that you and your family are able to come out this season and enjoy this wonderful addition to Edgewater Park.

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cardinal craft brewing

Cardinal Craft Brewing Friday Night Student Made Beers

Join Cardinal Craft Brewing in their classroom turned tap room every Friday night from 4-8 pm. 8 student made beers on tap every week – ever changing menu. Skagit Valley College began its Craft Brewing Academy in 2016. Regional brewing professionals teach students brew science in the one-year academy.

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Skagit County Fiber Optic Network

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

Everything You Need to Know about Skagit Woodstock 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Skagit Woodstock 2019

August 5, 2019

Put the 17th of August on your calendar folks, it’s the 10th Annual Skagit Woodstock Festival in aid of the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund. Head on over to Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon to join your neighbors and the local community for a fun family day out. The music lineup is set to impress, and … Read More

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Home Buyers Guide

Home Buyers Guide

July 23, 2019

The Mount Vernon area is known for its uncommon beauty and is adjacent to a vast river delta that stretches west to the Salish Sea and greater Puget Sound region. The Skagit River delta supports a magnificent area of farmland including world-renowned flower fields that bring visitors by the tens of thousands during the annual … Read More

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3 Reasons to Consider Moving to Mount Vernon Washington

3 Reasons to Consider Moving to Mount Vernon Washington

July 15, 2019

  There’s no doubt Mount Vernon Washington has a lot to offer its residents. The county seat of Skagit County, Mount Vernon has been voted “Best Small City in America” by the New Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities and it’s not hard to see why. Its picturesque landscape, dotted with blooming tulips, … Read More

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