At King Arthur Flour, we’re committed to treating our customers and partners, our community, and the natural environment with as much care as we give to maintaining the high quality of our flour. After all, healthy relationships with all of these stakeholders will enable our centuries-old business to continue working toward our mission for another 200 years.
Being a good steward of our community and our environment, treating our employees and our business partners with respect, and remaining steadfast in our commitment to quality has been King Arthur Flour’s recipe for success for more than 220 years.
We focus our efforts in four core areas: environment, employees, products, and community. We strive every day to be good stewards of each of these things; identifying and implementing ways to improve our environmental footprint, providing funding and service to community organizations, nurturing an employee-focused ownership culture, and maintaining the highest standards for our products and services.
This approach has helped us win numerous workplace and product awards, grow our team of passionate and talented employee-owners, and build meaningful relationships with customers worldwide around the pure joy of baking. It’s our recipe for success, and, like all of our recipes, something we hope will inform and inspire.
The Port of Skagit serves as an economic development engine for Skagit County by concentrating on our mission, Good Jobs for Our Community. At the same time, we take care to provide transparent governance and excellent public service at minimal cost to the taxpayers in our district.
Conveniently located in Northwest Washington’s fertile Skagit (pronounced Skaa-Jit) Valley, found midway between the metropolitan areas of Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, the Port of Skagit owns and operates three key facilities: the Skagit Regional Airport, the Bayview Business Park and the La Conner Marina. Combined, the port’s three facilities are home to more than 80 businesses that employ some 1,100 workers in sustainable household wage jobs, and we still have plenty of room to grow.
Local voters approved the creation of the Port of Skagit in 1964, realizing the need for an entity that would serve the economic needs of Skagit County by helping to create jobs in the natural resource fields of agriculture, wood products, fisheries and mineral extraction. Our focus has broadened over the years, and today the port’s essential purpose is to contribute to the economic vitality of Skagit County through the development of facilities and infrastructure that support local commerce, trade and tourism. We are guided by our promise:
We promise excellence in public service and leadership within a business landscape that inspires success and enhances the quality of life in Skagit County.
Your Port of Skagit also seeks to be a responsible steward of the properties we control, because we recognize that protecting the environment contributes greatly to the fine quality of life we enjoy in the Skagit Valley.
The Skagit Valley has it all — great location, natural beauty, friendly people and a port district that is working hard to build and maintain a strong economy.