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 By Bill Reynolds    News    February 28, 2024 
Man holds salmon

La Conner mourns death of Rich Watkins, coach and fisherman

In his all-too-short life, La Conner's Rich Watkins created a legacy to last generations. Consider pre-season baseball practices now under way at La Conner High School, where two decades ago Watkins w...

 
 By Glen Johnson    Opinion    February 28, 2024 

Keep student learning locally focused

Oh how I wish I didn’t think about our little town’s budget, but as a businessman, I can’t help myself. I had to manage a small farm’s budget, and I didn’t get any grants from either the state or the feds, and I had to educate my employees,...

 

Norma LaMoyne Bryant, 1930- 2024

Norma LaMoyne Bryant (Bowdry-Bergeron), 93 of La Conner, passed away Jan. 21, 2024. She was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Dallas, Texas, to Clifford and Ethel (Lilly) Bowdry. LaMoyne was preceded in death by...

 

Shannon Lee Bowerman

Shannon Lee Bowerman February 5, 1964 February 1, 2024 Shannon Lee Bowerman (O'Fallon) passed unexpectedly but peacefully on February 1, 2024, surrounded by her family. Shannon was the first born...

 

La Conner girls claim NW 2B bi-district crown

The La Conner High School girls’ basketball team took two different routes last week to reach the same destination – ­Victory Lane at Coupeville. The Lady Braves netted top honors on the girls’ side of the NW2B bi-district tournament with a...

 

Who plays whom in regional round basketball

It’s Sweet Sixteen time for La Conner High School’s basketball teams. Both boys and girls teams have qualified for the round of 16 of the state 2B hoops playoffs. The girls’ team drew a No. 13 seed and have drawn No. 12 Toutle Lake in a first...

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23: Community Blood Drive. La Conner High School Gymnasium, 404 N. Sixth St., La Conner. Coordinated by Bloodworks Northwest, high school students and La Conner Kiwanis Club. Questions: Dorothy Downes,...

 

Meet Nizhoni Slowman, January Soroptimist student of the month

Nizhoni Slowman, a senior at La Conner High School, is the Soroptimist International of La Conner January Honored Student. She has a varied range of interests. She loves to experience the outdoors for...

 

La Conner High School football future in doubt

Community members and La Conner Schools officials met Thursday to kick around ideas on how to structure the high school football program given fallen enrollment. Unless 25 La Conner High students firmly commit by mid-March to playing football this...

 

Carmen Spofford

On Nov. 2, 2023, after a short but fierce battle with cancer, Carmen Spofford died in Anacortes at the age of 79. Carmen was born on June 7, 1944, in the village of Seeshaupt, Germany, to Margarete... Full story

 

Shirley A. (Schneider) Steinman

Shirley Steinman passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at her home in Trout Creek, Montana, on Nov. 6, 2023. Shirley grew up in Stanwood and was a graduate of Stanwood High School.... Full story

 

La Conner girls earn top bi-district seed

A pair of double-digit wins over league rivals last week clinched a No. 1 bi-district tournament seed for the La Conner High School girls’ basketball team. La Conner (14-7 overall; 7-1 in league) closed out the regular season, defeating Coupeville...

 

Kiwanis Club names January students of the month

Addison Wiga is January's high school student for January for the Kiwanis Club of La Conner. Her parents are Todd and Katie Wigal. Addison is a junior at La Conner High School. She was on the school...

 

Energetic entrepreneur Greg Whiting

Greg Whiting has rarely – if ever – lacked for energy. Consider that in a robust and wide-ranging professional life Whiting has variously researched, analyzed, helped develop and written about...

 

Blood drive Feb. 23 at high school

Join a community blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 at the La Conner High School gym, 404 North Sixth Street. It is a collaboration between local volunteers and Bloodworks Northwest. The blood drive is organized by high school students and...

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED Feb. 23: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Community blood drive in the La Conner High School Gymnasium, 404 N. Sixth St., La Conner. Coordinated by Bloodworks Northwest and local volunteers. Feb. 25, noon. Edison Chicken Parade. Downtown Edison. Feb....

 

High school blood drive set for Feb. 23

Want to spread love around Valentine’s Day? Save some lives and donate some blood. A community blood drive will be held at the La Conner High School gymnasium, 404 N. Sixth Street in collaboration between local volunteers and Bloodworks Northwest... Full story

 

Braves point guard C.J. Edwards is Herald Boys' Athlete of Week

C.J. Edwards is used to making his teammates look good, repeatedly feeding them for baskets as the La Conner High School boys’ basketball team’s assists leader. Edwards is looking pretty good himself these days as the Skagit Valley Herald’s Boy...

 

Hurricanes blow away La Conner girls

Youth will be served. Sometimes, but not last week. The La Conner High School girls’ basketball team, with several eighth graders in key roles, fell 56-30 to a solid and veteran Mount Vernon Christian lineup before a large Jan. 30 Senior Night crow...

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED Feb. 7: 5-6 p.m. Free Virtual trip to Nepal La Conner Swinomish Library. Teri Goldstein shares images and stories from Nepal. Feb. 8: 3-4 p.m. Chinese New Year’s Craft Help create a dragon to hang in the library window. La Conner...

 

Give blood, save lives

Looking to give your community a Valentine gift? Giving blood takes under ten minutes and truly saves lives. There is no substitute. Please donate on Feb. 23 at the La Conner High School gym. Please call me, 360-421-9233, or Lori Buher,...

 
Attendees under the banner in the gym.

Banner night at gym: 1968 grid team honored, Lady Braves win

The La Conner High School girls' basketball team enjoyed a banner night on Friday, routing The Northwest School of Seattle 64-11 in non-league hoops action. So did a group of special guests at Landy...

 

Community Events Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. Skagit Community Band, Maple Hall, 104 Commercial St., La Conner. The Skagit Community Band Presents:“Let’s Dance” Celebrating Music inspired by Dance. Admission free,donations accepted. Feb. 3, 2-4 p.m.....

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    January 24, 2024

Winter cold snap closes La Conner

So much for El Nino. The climate pattern linked to warmer than normal sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean and which led to forecasts of above average temperatures this winter went AWOL for m... Full story

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    January 24, 2024

One vote determines a tribal senate primary

Every vote counts is no mere cliché. Just ask Bruce James, Jr. James advanced to the Swinomish Tribal Senate general election next month by a single vote, edging incumbent Brian Wilbur 84-83 and placing second in primary balloting last Saturday.... Full story

 

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