MOUNT VERNON — Downtown Mount Vernon is brimming with independently owned stores, but Small Business Saturday, a nationwide campaign, garnered additional business over the weekend for the local…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — A mural illustrating the significance of immigrants in Skagit County is being painted on the outside wall of a downtown building with the help of local…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — Kathleen Bisagna laid 11 cards on her desk, each featuring original downtown-inspired artwork and short messages.
The newest card features a red skull surrounded by a ribbon reading…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — Al Lyon recalls stacking sandbags with about 2,000 others in 2003 when a rising Skagit River threatened downtown Mount Vernon.
His business, Lyon’s Furniture, sits in the river’s…Read more
Puja Sharma sat at a picnic table Tuesday at Skagit Riverwalk Park, recalling the day her restaurant, Taste of India, burned to the ground.
“We put our heart and soul there,” Sharma said. “A…Read more
Fifth-graders, doing sixth-grade math, came to Mount Vernon earlier this year to paint a mural on the back of a downtown business as part of Mount Vernon’s Art in the Alleys…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — Major downtown stakeholders, from business owners to avid shoppers and residents, recently came together to share what they love about their downtown and additions they would like…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is undergoing a change of leadership after executive director Georgiann Dustin announced her resignation late last week, and three board members decided not…Read more
MOUNT VERNON — Demolition on one downtown building began Wednesday and signaled the start of the construction for the second phase of the city’s downtown flood wall.
The building at…Read more