Message From Skagit Democrats’ Newsletter Editor, Don Ambrose

A message from the Editor (Lynn asked me to pen something this week, so here goes.) My wife and I just got our first COVID-19 shots this morning. I could not help but see some parallels with this and our political situation. First, I feel a great sense of relief. After living with the constant […]

2021 Essay Contest Winners & Essays

Essay Contest Winners & Essays FIRST PLACE, $750        ZOE ROBERSON, ANACORTES HIGH SCHOOL My first discussion about race started directly after I learned about slavery. I didn’t understand why African people were taken from their country to be slaves, and I didn’t understand how slaves were genuinely treated. The only thing the discussion admittedly […]

Chair’s Corner: COVID Barriers for Our Latino Brothers and Sisters

Chair’s Corner A message from Skagit County Democrats Chair, Lynn Campbell Over 60 – 65% of all positive COVID-19 cases in Skagit County have been amongst our Latino population. Yet, there are many barriers which contribute to the difficulty of getting our Latino brothers and sisters the life-saving vaccines so badly needed. Yesterday at our […]

2021 New Face Masks!

FACE MASK FUNDRAISER For a donation of $20 you will receive a hand-made face mask especially designed by an engineer/industrial designer at the request of the Medical Director of Pediatrics at Mission Hospital in California. The masks provide full coverage and are comfortable. If you would like to donate, use this link: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/skagit-county-democratic-party-1 Under purpose […]

New Designs: Greeting Card Fundraiser for the Skagit County Democrats

Greeting Card Fundraiser for the Skagit County Democrats Social distancing and staying safe makes it difficult for us to get out and look for cards to mark special occasions or just say hello. For a donation of $15.00 you will receive a box of 6 – 8 beautiful hand-made greeting cards. These are one of […]

Greeting Card Fundraiser for the Skagit County Democrats

Greeting Card Fundraiser for the Skagit County Democrats Social distancing and staying safe makes it difficult for us to get out and look for cards to mark special occasions or just say hello. For a donation of $15.00 you will receive a box of 6 – 8 beautiful hand-made greeting cards. These are one of […]

FACE MASK FUNDRAISER!

FACE MASK FUNDRAISER: For a donation of $20 you will receive a hand-made face mask especially designed by an engineer/industrial designer at the request of the Medical Director of Pediatrics at Mission Hospital in California. The masks provide full coverage and are comfortable. If you would like to donate, use this link: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/skagit-county-democratic-party-1 Under purpose […]

Skagit Dem’s Headquarters Needs Volunteers

Notes from Headquarters Whenever you attend meetings or events, please remember to bring a donation of food for the Food Bank collection. Jim volunteers to deliver the donations as needed. It is that time of year when everything is put to good use. There are Headquarters staffing gaps which may effect our ability to maintain […]

Presidential Straw Poll Ends, at the Skagit Democrats’ Headquarters!

Straw Poll With our first Democratic primary completed this week, it’s time to end the straw poll started way back when there were 20 people in debates. There were only 10 votes in that last week: one for Biden, one for Warren, and 8 votes for Bernie. Thanks to Chuck for helping set it up, […]