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 By Ken Stern    Community    August 26, 2020

Clothing give-away Aug. 31

Need clothes? Come and take your pick at the “La Conner Cares Free Clothing Event” next Monday, Aug. 31, 12-5 p.m. at the parking lot between Crescent Moon Yoga Studio and the La Conner Library, 606 Morris Street. Clothes for people of all ages,...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    August 26, 2020

FD 13 crew fighting California fires

On their longest fire run ever, four firefighters from Fire District 13’s Station 1 are in Calistoga, Napa County, California providing structure protection against fires from the LNU Lightening Com...

 
 By Anne Basye    A & E    August 26, 2020

MoNA opens Sept. 4, other La Conner museums soon

Thanks to new guidelines from Governor Jay Inslee, La Conner’s three museums will soon be back in business. Hours and visitors will be limited when the Museum of Northwest Art museum opens Friday, Sept. 4. “Since we can only operate at 25...

 

Missing tribal fisherman found safe on Canadian shore

Amid a global pandemic that has caused much pain and anxiety, Swinomish Tribal Community members are celebrating a local miracle. Michael Smith, Jr., who had gone missing and at one point was presumed drowned, had left La Conner to deliver crabbing...

 
 By Ken Stern    Opinion    August 26, 2020

Shop local, shop late

Town Councilmember John Leaver, citizen Rick Dole are leading a group that gets an E for effort for their ad hoc rallying of merchants and residents to shop – and eat – locally and late Friday, Sept. 4. Let’s rally around our merchants...

 
 By Ken Stern    Opinion    August 26, 2020

Musings – on the editor’s mind

President Donald Trump was re-nominated for the 2020 election by his Republican Party in Charlotte, North Carolina Monday. Maybe that is because he: Puts others first. Brings the nation together. Brings other nations together. Protects and promotes...

 
 By Mel Damski    Opinion    August 26, 2020

If I Ran the Zoo

My Uncle Harry Rosenfeld turned 91 years old this month. His is a remarkable story that constantly reminds me why I value the message of the Statue of Liberty so much. Harry was born in Berlin,...

 

Making town sparkle

Five folks from each of two service clubs in La Conner, led by Rotarian Marty Pease, met at Gilkey Square to wash the Town’s Park picnic tables, trash containers and benches Aug. 17. They were from our local Kiwanis and Rotary clubs who together...

 

Trump “truly decent man”

My friend said she is going to vote for a decent man, Joe Biden. He has been in national politics for 47 years and has been a racist, voting against bussing and saying he did not want his kids to go to school in a jungle. He had 47 years in the...

 

For Electoral College

The Electoral College in our Constitution, Article 2, Section 1. We voters need to be informed why it exists and why it is still necessary. It gives the smaller and/or less populated states a fair representation when voting for our president and vice...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    August 26, 2020

Adding more houses in town discussed

La Conner has long been considered one of the most livable communities in the Puget Sound region. The trick, for an equal length of time, has been to find available housing here. Now the Town...

 

Need food? Go to Food Bank

If you need food, go to the La Conner Sunrise Foodbank Mondays 3-5:30 p.m. at 602 3rd St, La Conner in the Masonic Hall behind the Methodist Church. Distribution is via curbside drive thru. Their mission: meet the food needs of our community by...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    August 26, 2020

Rep. Larsen meets with Schools Superintendent Stewart

Interim La Conner Schools Superintendent Rich Stewart is getting quite familiar with distance learning. So, too, is U.S. Rep Rick Larsen (D-Everett). This meeting last Wednesday morning had them climbing their respective learning curves both...

 

This totem pole a family project

He is a musician, a chef, a craftsman and a painter. Now Camas Logue is carving out a new niche in his adopted hometown. The 36-year-old Portland native, who resides with his wife, Katherine, on North First Street, has spent much of August helping...

 

La Conner Rotary Club is 75 Thursday

The La Conner Rotary Club’s 75th Diamond Jubilee anniversary is Thursday. In service to the community the Club has supported and fundraised for projects, raising tens of thousands of dollars for: the new La Conner Swinomish Library, Conner...

 

Graffiti taggers leave mark on popular La Conner tree

Appreciation for art is deeply rooted in La Conner, but spray-painted graffiti on a large tree near the skate park off North Sixth Street doesn’t make the cut. Either with critics or the public at...

 

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, August 17 10:53 a.m.: Move it or lose it – A blue Ford pickup on the caller’s property last two days. Registered owner was contacted and advised to have it removed or the property own will have it towed. McLean / Beaver Marsh Rds., Gr...

 

Rhubarb Orange Sauce

Ingredients Rhubarb, two cups chopped Orange, 1 medium Water, 1/4 cup Sugar, 1/3 cup Preparation Using fresh or frozen rhubarb, add to a medium sauce pan. Cut orange and add. Add sugar and water.... Full story

 
 By Ken Stern    Community    August 26, 2020

Shop late, local Friday, Sept. 4

Folks staying home for Labor Day can travel to downtown La Conner for an evening of shopping and eating. Over 40 merchants on First and Morris streets will be open Friday, Sept 4, until 8 p.m. and several restaurants will close at 10 p.m. From...

 

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