Articles from the August 23, 2017 edition

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 By Robin Carneen    News    August 23, 2017

Eclipse shared by generations

Swinomish Tribal Member, Cassandra Gonzales made sure her eight-year-old daughter Aaliyah Gonzales had the proper ISO approved glasses to watch the historic Solar Eclipse. Aaliyah was the very first...

 
 By Ken Stern    Opinion    August 23, 2017

Noses for news

Letters to the editor are important. Thank God for attentive readers. You are the eyes and ears of the town, not me. If I did stop at every bar and coffee shop every day I would only skim the surface of La Conner reality. Are there questions about...

 
 By Ken Stern    Opinion    August 23, 2017

Musings -- on the editor's mind

When did you first sense it? What was your first experience of summer’s passing? What brought your attention to the season’s changing? Several people have told me fall is in the air. I live on Valentine Road so see the Cascades on the Valley’s east...

 

Local news means local

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the comment you made in your article titled, “My Country, My World, Near and Far.” In your article you make the rhetorical statement that, “Maybe you are asking why the editor of your small-town paper is wr...

 

Pow wow news

Wow! What great coverage of the Swinomish Pow Wow last week. Nearly the entire front page. It was unfortunate that we couldn’t have had just a fraction of that coverage pre-event the week before. Perhaps a public invitation from the Tribe d...

 

Eclipse covered by community correspondents

Bruce Bradburn reports from Sun Valley, Idaho that as the eclipsed past 30 percent, bird song and presence ceased and the wind stopped completely. The temperature dropped a full 15 degrees. He...

 

Flag and football

Dear Mr. Michael Bennett, Mr. Bennett, you have offended me. Others feel as I do, and I hope they also show their disdain for your actions. I was and remain a United States Marine. I proudly stand tall for the United States of America when any of...

 

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