Articles from the July 25, 2018 edition

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Fire burns more than pizza at Brewery

Fire broke out in the La Conner Brewery’s pizza oven around noon Saturday. Within minutes the La Conner Hook and Ladder Department were at the scene, entering the building from First Street and c...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    July 25, 2018

Annual Canoe Journey now south of La Conner

Crowds gathered at Fidalgo Bay Sunday afternoon for what has become a regular summer sight on area waters for nearly 30 years – the inter-tribal Canoe Journey. But for one couple it was a new...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    July 25, 2018

Fishing, football top annual Pioneer Picnic lineup

A mid-summer event at La Conner’s Pioneer Park will combine two of Skagit County’s favorite seasons. Those being fishing and football. The Skagit County Pioneer Association will honor the Babarovich f...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    July 25, 2018

Blood shed by bucketful at Shakespeare NW's 'Titus'

Maybe Shakespeare, like with so much in our culture, is the father of slasher movies. Shakespeare NW 16th season, at Black Rock Amphitheatre at the Rexville Grange, is themed “ The Summer of Blood!: Madness and a thousand terrible things.” “Titus And...

 

Fish slide ready: Thanks John!

John Doyle completed fixing up the fish this week and it is ready for use by kids of all ages. Thank you, John, for a beautiful job well done. – Photo and text by Ollie Iversen, La Conner Parks...

 

JANET HUSTON

March 31, 1933 – July 16, 2018 Blending her passion for art with a keen sense of business, Janet was best known as the owner of the Huston Gallery in La Conner, Washington. Here, she wisely used her knowledge of the art of the northwest and her... Full story

 

JEAN CRAM

Longtime resident of La Conner, Jean Cram, passed away July 16 in Anacortes, WA. She was 97 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband Sam Cram. Jean was born in Everett, Washington on October 11, 1920 to Herb and Nellie Hill. She grew up... Full story

 

Rat Poison - does it stop with the rats?

Since we love nature and own a Nature Store, we are also aware of the dangers to wildlife. How many times have I told customers, who say that they have rats in their yards, DO NOT put rat poison out, because you kill the Owls! A family of Great horne...

 

Rita Latsinova for judge

Dear Fellow Voters: On your ballot for the August 7 primary, you’ll see a race for a seat on the Washington State Court of Appeals. I’m writing to recommend that you vote for candidate Rita Latsinova. I’ve looked into all of the candidates, becau...

 
 By Sandy Stokes    Opinion    July 25, 2018

Local papers are an endangered species

We are bombarded with news on television, on our phones, our laptops and tablets, our car radios and in newspapers. But with all the messaging coming at us, there is only one place for information that is most relevant to you, your family and your...

 

A lesson in loss

We appreciate the blank editorial spaces and the blank back page in the July 18 issue. These are nonviolent witnesses to the importance of professional and courageous editorial leadership in a democratic society. Readers are free to disagree. There...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    July 25, 2018

School board passes 2018-19 budget

The La Conner School board unanimously adopted the district’s 2018-2019 budget Monday night, knowing there will be revisions based on student enrollment and staff contract negotiations. The almost $12 million budget estimates a deficit of $...

 

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