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2015 0130 tech open house

In another in a series of Career Education events, the Northwest Career & Technical is hosting a Career Manufacturing Industry Night in Anacortes this Wednesday.

Students, parents, and community members are invited to meet industry professionals who will participate on a speakers’ panel to discuss the entry-level job market landscape for local manufacturing over the next few years.

Manufacturing has gone through an extensive revolution in the past 20 years. This revolution is making working in the manufacturing industry the career pathway of the future—offering livable working wages, good working conditions and an excellent future!

The evening features a panel comprised of various representatives from the industry to speak about the national and local employment trends, job readiness and what it takes to enter in this important career field.

The Academy provides preparatory education to high school students seeking employment in the manufacturing industry upon graduation.

Attendees will meet representatives from the following companies:

Hexcel Corporation
The Boeing Company
IDEX Corporation
Express Employment Professionals
Technical Services

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Northwest Career & Technical Academy, Anacortes Campus 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,302 Confirmed Skagit Cases
460-469 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

350 Hospitalizations
74 Deaths
61,181 Fully Vaccinated
68,746 Initial Doses Given


410,195 Confirmed Cases Statewide
24,930 Hospitalizations

5,810 Deaths Statewide
3,637,611 Fully Vaccinated
4,122,446 Initial Doses Given

Updated 5:00 pm, June 17, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times