Articles from the February 5, 2020 edition

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'Homeless Crisis in our Community' at Lincoln

Theatre Artists for Social Action presents “No Place Like Home: Myths, Truths and Solutions about the Homeless Crisis in our Community” 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Lincoln Theatre and Feb 19 at Skagit Valley College. The play is compiled from stories...

 

Friday concert will be 'Over the Hills'

Get away from it all by coming to Maple hall Friday at 7:30 p.m. for the Skagit Community Band concert “Over The Hills And Far Away.” Enjoy “a whimsical concert for the child in all of us.” The musicians promise a concert that will thrill...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    February 5, 2020

La Conner golf fans ace trip to famed Torrey Pines course

Lisa and Russell Jensen didn’t waste time getting into the swing of things during a recent trip to sunny San Diego. Theirs was a whirlwind family vacation centered around the Farmers Insurance Open Golf Tournament at scenic Torrey Pines, where son-...

 
 By John Doyle    Opinion    February 5, 2020

We're missing the point

When I was young, there was a common joke told by comedians: “Everybody keeps talking about the weather, but nobody is doing anything about it.” This was also a sad reference to the politics of our democracy. That is, we spend a lot time talking...

 

The value of listening

R-Oak Harbor I am very familiar with the 10th Legislative District. I’m a fourth-generation family farmer on Whidbey Island who has been deeply involved in our community for years, serving as a firefighter and fire commissioner, and on community...

 

Birding Showcase soars, Smelt Derby sunk

The Chamber of Commerce’s Director Heather Carter again delivered a successful La Conner Birding Showcase in Maple Hall in January. Vendors had brisk sales and environmental organizations shared information and concerns about matters great and...

 

Public Works cheered

The Library wanted to say “3 cheers” for our Public Works and the department’s awesome service for the Town. We called Thursday about potholes on Road Street that grew from the snow and rain these past few weeks. We learned that Public Works...

 

Library history lesson

Dear Ken, I am touched and honored by your recognition this month (as 2019’s unsung hero – ed.). Thank you. Many amazing unsung heroes in our community have come together over the years in support of the library. Our tiny town shares a big...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    February 5, 2020

Todd Wood wraps up 45 years at food co-op

In one week and two days Todd Wood is retiring after 45 years at the Skagit Valley Food Co-op. The only general manager the Co-op has ever known turns his keys and office over to Tony White Feb. 14. Wood started as a volunteer at the Pine Street...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    February 5, 2020

January: plenty wet and snow

It rained and rained and rained last month and in between it snowed. Rain fell 27 days, including snow. There was no school Jan. 14-15. Last month’s 5.9” of rain was 1.8” more than the...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    February 5, 2020

Brian Cladoosby seeks tribal Senate re-election

Brian Cladoosby is a recognized leader both here and in the other Washington. The longtime Swinomish Tribal Community Senate chairman, under whose tenure the local reservation has realized...

 
 By Anne Basye    News    February 5, 2020

Smelt Derby extinct after 54-year run

In spite of tremendous support by members, the Rotary Club of La Conner is retiring the annual Smelt Derby. For the handful of smelt in the Channel, the Derby’s demise is good news. Not so for the...

 
 By Anne Basye    News    February 5, 2020

Roundabout will be built at Josh Wilson and Farm to Market Roads

A full-size roundabout will be constructed this summer at the hazardous intersection of Josh Wilson Road and Farm to Market Road. Skagit County Public Works director Dan Berentson and his team revealed the plans during a Jan. 29 meeting at the...

 

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