2018 Skagit County Fair

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Don’t have any plans for the first week of August? If you’re in the Mount Vernon area on August 8th through August 11th, come by the 2018 Skagit County Fair from 10am to 10pm! There will be tons of entertainment, carnival rides, circus shows, pie eating contest and so much more! If you’re interested, tickets will be sold at the Sedro Woolley Chamber on July 9th through August 7th.

If you would like any more information about other local events in Anacortes or in the Skagit County area, please contact us: (360) 899 – 5027 or jean@jeangroesbeck.com.

Jean Groesbeck & Associates LLC

Anacortes WA – Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S.

Study Ranks the Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S.

RISMEDIA, December 17, 2010—Safety and security are among the most basic human needs, and a safe, secure environment in which to live, work and raise a family is of utmost importance to many Americans.

According to the seventh annual Most Secure U.S. Places to Live rankings from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®, Madison, Wis., is the most secure U.S. community among large metropolitan areas (population of 500,000 or greater).

The rankings, compiled by database experts at www.bestplaces.net, took into consideration crime statistics, extreme weather, risk of natural disasters, housing depreciation, foreclosures, air quality, terrorist threats, environmental hazards, life expectancy and job loss numbers in 379 U.S. municipalities. The study divided the communities into three groups: large metropolitan areas, mid-size cities and small towns.

Small Towns (Fewer than 150,000 residents)
1. Lewiston, Idaho–Clarkston, Wash.
2. State College, Pa.
3. Ithaca, N.Y.
4. Bismarck, N.D.
5. Logan, Utah
6. Wenatchee, Wash.
7. Morgantown, W.Va.
8. Billings, Mont.
9. Corvallis, Ore.
10. Midland, Texas
11. Sioux City, Iowa
12. La Crosse, Wis.–Winona, Minn.
13. Elmira, N.Y.
14. Rapid City, S.D.
15. Oshkosh–Neenah, Wis.
16. Eau Claire, Wis.
17. Mount Vernon–Anacortes, Wash.
18. Fond du Lac, Wis.
19. Blacksburg–Christiansburg–Radford, Va.
20. Grand Forks, N.D.–Crookston, Minn.

Call Coldwell Banker Island Living today at 360-293-4511 to experience Anacortes small town living for yourself.