Articles from the November 11, 2020 edition

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Election 2020: Our Geographic and Cultural Divide

As of the moment of this writing, Jay Inslee is the clear re-election winner of the race for governor, and Joe Biden is the declared winner of the presidential race. There are striking and very telling similarities in each of the results which shed...

 

VAUGHN W. JOLLEY

Vaughn passed away on October 29, 2020 in Wenatchee, WA, at the age of 68. He was born March 13, 1952 in Spokane, WA to William “Bill” and Betty Jolley. Vaughn grew up in Colville, WA and... Full story

 

JACK THOMAS HUBBARD

Born in Stockton, CA October 2, 1921 to Aida Kunze Hubbard and Marvin Thomas Hubbard. Died in Island Hospital, Anacortes, WA, October 15, 2020 soon after celebrating his 99th birthday. He had an... Full story

 
 By Ken Stern    Opinion    November 11, 2020

Embrace the future: It is here

In every election supporters – voters – of the winning side shout, blow their horns, ring cowbells and light firecrackers. That happened in La Conner as well as around the country Saturday morning with the news that Pennsylvania had been...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    November 11, 2020

Red tide carrying local Republicans over top

While losing Skagit County and the state of Washington decisively, the County by perhaps 6,000 votes, President Donald Trump still vaulted local Republicans into elected office in the Nov. 3 elections. District 1 County Commissioner Ron Wesen is...

 

Vaughn Jolley remembered for his La Conner impact

While his biggest plans for La Conner never achieved fruition, Spokane native Vaughn Jolley established roots here that led to valued friendships and helped shape local development concepts for a generation. Jolley, who with business partner Larry...

 
 By Ken Stern    News    November 11, 2020

137 County COVID-19 cases since Nov. 1

Red alert: Skagit County’s 137 new COVID-19 cases since Nov. 1 thrust the County into Washington state’s high risk category of more than 75 cases per 100,000 population. The numbers are stark: 39 people tested positive Monday; There have been at...

 

Waterfront Café keeps free Thanksgiving Day dinner on menu

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much in a few months, making it necessary for long-standing local traditions to adjust. The free community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Waterfront Café is among those that have altered a winning recipe just...

 

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, November 2 11:04 a.m.: Heart and bank broken – Caller reported that she had been asked by a male that she had met online to deposit a large check he had sent her and in turn purchase several gift cards with the deposit and give him the...

 

Conner Waterfront Park project protects shoreline

Time and tide wait for no one. Town officials have long been eager to restore the shoreline at Conner Waterfront Park, They know that adage well. But for what seemed the longest time they had to...

 

Local citizens patrol possible route for Town

La Conner might sport a new look in the months ahead. Plans are to have walking around town “eyes and ears” as Town officials focus on reducing vandalism, break-ins, robberies, graffiti tagging and other local damage that has seen an uptick...

 

Swinomish dental therapists keep people safe with outdoor clinics

Three years ago, I made one of the best decisions of my life: I left my career as a medical assistant to become a dental therapist. I had planned on going to nursing school until Dr. Dailey, a dentist...

 

Cumming Mural again on display MoNA Annual Art Auction nets $134,000

The Museum of Northwest Art’s 28th Annual Art Auction in September was a success, netting $134,000, exceeding the Museum’s goal. Board and staff thank the artists, donors, buyers and supporters....

 

Baked Salmon with Fruit and Honey

I was looking at the few seedless Mandarin Oranges sitting on the counter. We ate fresh ones daily for over a week. Time to use the rest up. No need to smash them for this recipe. Each tiny orange...

 

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