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2021

For some Skagit manufacturers, business has boomed during the pandemic (Skagit Valley Herald, January 2021)

Skagit business leaders check in with state legislators (Skagit Valley Herald, January 2021)

A year like no other: In 2020, COVID-19 upended life in Skagit County (Skagit Valley Herald, January 2021)

2020

New small business services to aid entrepreneurs in Skagit, Island counties (Skagit Valley Herald, December 2020)

More Skagit County businesses received COVID-19 reklief funds through EDASC (Skagit Valley Herald, November 2020)

Anacortes company, area ports involved in designing ferries of the future (Skagit Valley Herad, November 2020)

Amazon distribution center may be coming to Skagit County (Skagit Valley Herald, October 2020)

Concrete, EDASC award $33,500 in small-business grants (skagit.org, September 2020)

EDASC, La Conner taking grant applications (Skagit Valley Herald, September 2020)

Battery maker's plans for marine, energy, aviation sectors may power big growth - Puget Sound Business Journal, September 2020

Washington No. 1 state to work during the pandemic - Puget Sound Business Journal, September 2020

Skagit Valley College receives Job Corps grant - Skagit Valley Herald, August 2020

Mount Vernon sales tax revenue stronger than expected - Skagit Valley Herald, July 2020

County moving forward on tourism promotion - Skagit Valley Herald, June 2020

Valley Shine has a new mission: hand sanitizer - Skagit Valley Herald, May 2020

Janicki Industries helps health care works - Skagit Valley Herald, April 2020

Local pharmacy making hand sanitizer - Skagit Valley Herald, April 2020

Protective face shields being made locally - Skagit Valley Herald, April 2020

Site built to showcase La Conner businesses - Skagit Valley Herald, April 2020

EDASC surveying businesses on COVID-19 impact - Skagit Valley Herald, March 2020

Shell seeking buyer for Anacortes refinery - Skagit Valley Herald, March 2020

Kayak manufacturer opens new Burlington facility - Skagit Valley Herald, February 2020

Economic forecast night highlights workforce, education - Skagit Valley Herald, February 2020

Skagit County agriculture industry hosts annual summit - Skagit Valley Herald, February 2020

Battery innovation offers 'mind-boggling' growth opportunity as Pacific NW becomes a major player - Geek Wire, January 2020

Downtown Mount Vernon redevelopment on the rise - Skagit Valley Herald, January 2020

Grant to help with marketing of Skagit Valley products - Skagit Valley Herald, January 2020

 

2019

 

Maritime industry leaders discuss challenges at symposium - Skagit Valley Herald, November 2019

City, port, EDASC focus on area's maritime economy - Anacortes American, November 2019

EDASC merger to help with grant opportunities - Skagit Valley Herald, October 2019

Genuine Skagit Valley brands region's ag products - La Conner Weekly News, October 2019

Business community celebrates EDASC golf tournament - Skagit Valley Herald, Aug 2019

Opportunity in Sedro-Woolley - Sedro-Woolley City Scene, July 2019

Business Briefly - Skagit Valley Herald, July 23, 2019

Public access to SWIFT Center drawing near - Skagit Valley Herald, July 20, 2019

State awards nearly $2M to recreation projects in Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, July 7, 2019

City makes more investments in its broadband system - Anacortes American, July 3, 2019

Program designed to attract investors - Skagit Valley Herald, June 29, 2019

Commercial development proposed in Mount Vernon - Skagit Valley Herald, June 25, 2019

County hears requests for economic development grants - Skagit Valley Herald, June 20, 2019

Spring real estate market heating up - Skagit Valley Herald, June 16, 2019

Second new hotel opening in Burlington - Skagit Valley Herald, June 13, 2019

Employment, hiring increases in Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, June 13, 2019

Opioid center gets city OK for expansion - Skagit Valley Herald, June 12, 2019

French business leaders tour Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, June 7, 2019

State grants county funding for electric ferry terminal upgrades - Anacortes American, May 29, 2019

Larger opioid treatment facility could serve 500 - Anacortes American, May 29, 2019

Inslee tours Port of Skagit's fiber project - Skagit Valley Herald, May 29, 2019

Skagit County employers talk about the need for child care - Skagit Valley Herald, May 24, 2019

Concrete repurposing space for startups - Skagit Valley Herald, May 23, 2019

Businesses invest in solar power, but incentives declining - Skagit Valley Herald, May 19, 2019

New grocery store coming to long-vacant Sedro-Woolley building - Skagit Valley Herald, May 18, 2019

State says city's water is among the best - Anacortes American, May 8, 2019

PFLAG Skagit hosts state spring conference - Skagit Valley Herald, May 5, 2019

Lisa Janicki recognized as Skagit change-maker - Skagit Valley Herald, May 4, 2019

State capital budget supports local projects - Skagit Valley Herald, May 4, 2019

Port of Skagit looks to continue fiber network project - Skagit Valley Herald, May 2, 2019

Marine battery company to expand in Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, May 1, 2019

Roundtable highlights success of local grain economy - Skagit Valley Herald, April 27, 2019

Skagit County sees economic boom for grains - KGMI, April 20, 2019

Funds available for economic development projects - Skagit Valley Herald, April 20, 2019

New business workshops available through EDASC - Skagit Valley Herald, April 18, 2019

Anacortes broadband plan taking shape - Anacortes American, April 17, 2019

Spotlight on Skagit highlights diverse economy - Skagit Valley Herald, April 11, 2019

Median home prices resume climb in Anacortes in March - Anacortes American, April 10, 2019

Weather doesn't deter tulip-goers - Skagit Valley Herald, April 7, 2019

Children's Museum of Skagit County reseives donation, matching pledge - Skagit Valley Herald, April 5, 2019

New YMCA opens doors - Skagit Valley Herald, April 4, 2019

Port looks at uses for vacant land - Anacortes American, April 3, 2019

Mine expansion proposed near Marblemount - Skagit Valley Herald, March 26, 2019

Sedro-Woolley experiencing growth spurt - Skagit Valley Herald, March 24, 2019

Hospital's upgrade project underway - Anacortes American, March 20, 2019

Coworking space opens in Sedro-Woolley - Skagit Valley Herald, March 14, 2019

State of the City focuses on fiber, maritime plan - Skagit Valley Herald, March 13, 2019

Avalon plan expected back in 2020 - Skagit Valley Herald, March 12, 2019

Solution found to save jobs at Chinook Enterprises - Skagit Valley Herald, March 9, 2019

City, port adopt final maritime plan - Anacortes American, Feb. 27, 2019

County poised to make decision on growth in rural Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, Feb. 24, 2019

Agriculture brand strategy unveiled at Ag Summit - Skagit Valley Herald, Feb. 15, 2019

Economic Forecast Night highlights growth, Canada relations - Skagit Valley Herald, Feb. 8, 2019

2018

Electric maritime company comes to Anacortes - Skagit Valley Herald, December 27, 2018

GDP by county released for first time - Skagit Valley Herald, December 18, 2018

What trade war? US state representatives lining up business at China Import Expo - South China Morning Post, November 9. 2018

Janicki Industries expands manufacturing capability - Skagit Valley Herald, August 18, 2018

Skagit Regional Airport signs lease with Customs - Skagit Valley Herald, August 3, 2018

EDASC making international connections - Skagit Valley Herald, August 2, 2018

Local industries brace for impacts of trade disputes - Skagit Valley Herald, July 8, 2018

Get to Know:  SBDC Business Advisor Cindy Brooks - Skagit Valley Herald, July 3, 2018

Maritime plan highlights industry needs, strengths - Anacortes American, June 13, 2018

Bird festival organizers look to balance agriculture, tourism - Skagit Valley Herald, June 7, 2018

Spanish speakers graduate from computer course - Skagit Valley Herald, May 27, 2018

Port, PUD form broadband company - Skagit Valley Herald, May 17, 2018

Tax breaks set for some Skagit County areas - Skagit Valley Herald, May 5, 2018

Group discusses recreation in Skagit County - Skagit Valley Herald, April 21, 2018

Passion Never Rests: Leadership Skagit Develops Community Champions - Shell Puget Sound Refinery, April 9, 2018

NDC’s Skagit County Revolving Loan Fund to Increase Lending and Training for Small Businesses - National Development Council (NDC), March 19, 2018

Tourism, cross-board business highlights of EDASC event - Skagit Valley Herald, February 9, 2018

Rising to the top: Local flour mill has successful first year - Skagit Valley Herald, February 8, 2018

Skagit County sees employment increase in 2017 - Skagit Valley Herald, February 1, 2018

The Bread Lab: Organic Ag Research Builds a Regional Rural Economy - Clif Bar Stories, January 31, 2018

Skagit officials hope birds will help economy take flight - KING 5 News, January 31, 2018

2017

Birds of Winter settling in as new Skagit Valley experience - La Conner Weekly News, December 27, 2017

New festival to promote Skagit Valley birds and businesses - Skagit Valley Herald, December 27, 2017

EDASC: Housing shortage hurting economy - Skagit Valley Herald, November 10, 2017

Commerce designates new North Central Washington Technology Zone, renews Innovation Partnership Zone status for Vancouver and Skagit Valley - Washington State Department of Commerce, October 2, 2017

School districts working to change the education system - Skagit Valley Herald, September 25, 2017

EDASC helps Eddyline Kayaks founders find new owners - Skagit Valley Herald, June 16, 2017

EDASC coordinating growth among local industries - Skagit Valley Herald, June 9, 2017

EDASC emphasizing business recruitment - Skagit Valley Herald, May 12, 2017

EDASC making good on strategic plan promises - Skagit Valley Herald, January 24, 2017

EDASC rebooting its NextExec program - Skagit Valley Herald, January 24, 2017

Towns signing up for economic development support - Skagit Valley Herald, January 19, 2017

2016

SCORE helps businesses get off the ground -  Skagit Valley Herald, November 1, 2016

Indian eatery rises from ashes with local, business support - WSU News, October 20, 2016

Latino business owners get boost from EDASC program - Skagit Valley Herald, September 20, 2016


Press Releases

EDASC CEO Honored with Fellow Member Designation by International Economic Development Council - September 19, 2017

Skagit STEM Network and EDASC Host Free Screening of Sundance-screened Documentary Most Likely to Succeed - September 5, 2017

EDASC Launches New Website - December 6, 2016

Area businesses step up to benefit Skagit County’s economy - August 23, 2016

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