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NOT TO BE MISSED The Skagit Community Band presents “In A Mellow Tone,” its annual jazz concert. Join the band with free concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Maple Hall in La Conner, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Brodniak Hall at Ana...

 

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NOT TO BE MISSED Oaxacan Weavers Sale. Show and sale of fine hand-loomed, naturally dyed wool rugs, bags and decor from Vida Nueva Women’s Weaving Cooperative in Oaxaca, Mexico. Fairly priced, all proceeds support the artists. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 1...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    April 3, 2024
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Skagit Transit hears input on long-range plan

The public is getting a chance to tell Skagit Transit where to go – in a polite way, of course. The area's public transportation system, which last year celebrated its 30th anniversary, is hosting a...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    April 3, 2024
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State Rep. Paul visits La Conner, addresses key issues at public forum

Five years ago, 10th District State Rep. Dave Paul successfully lobbied his colleagues in Olympia to provide funding to build the La Conner Swinomish Library. Paul was at the library for a March 27...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    A & E    April 3, 2024

Library talk explores how we see reality

Keeping it real is a popular phrase that movie director Stuart Rosenberg coined in the 1980s. But these days, there’s a question as to whether general reality even exists. That uncertainty was explored by Everett Community College philosophy p...

 

Support Library Giving Day

Residents can support the La Conner Swinomish Library through April 4 as part of Library Giving Day. Contributors join a national community that comes together annually to keep libraries vibrant. Gifts go directly to your library, making possible...

 

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NOT TO BE MISSED Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. 703 S. Second St., La Conner.11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. qfamuseum.org, 360-466-4288. Current exhibits: La Conner in Bloom Challenge 2024: Roots and Threads: A Garden in...

 

It's Food Waste Prevention Week

No joke! Monday starts Food Waste Prevention Week, championed in Skagit County by Washington State University Extension. It is a food security issue, a family budget issue – the cost of wasted food – and has an environmental impact on the pla...

 
 By Jean Markert    News    March 27, 2024

Library Happenings

It seems that spring has finally arrived, and we have lots happening at the library to get you ready for warmer weather. Library Giving Day is here! You are invited to support the La Conner Swinomish Library as a vibrant, welcoming place for all!...

 

Town Hall with Rep. Paul, Mayor Hanneman

Join Rep. David Paul and Mayor Marna Hanneman for a town hall event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at La Conner Swinomish Library, 520 Morris St., La Conner....

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30. Inspire Church will spread thousands of eggs around its facility at 17444 Snee Oosh Road. Free food, bounce houses, games and more. Second life for food scraps, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April...

 

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NOT TO BE MISSED 3-4 p.m. Friday, March 22, Rope Beehive Adult Craft Event: Adult craft hour at the La Conner Swinomish Library. Come make a jute rope beehive to add some spring fun to your home decor. 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Humanities...

 

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NOT TO BE MISSED 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, Armchair Travel to Ireland: Come to the La Conner Swinomish Library to learn what it is like to grow up in Ireland from La Conner’s own Gina Torpey. This is the last in our series of Armchair Travels w...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    March 6, 2024
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Author Timothy Egan advocates for new MV Library

During his celebrated career as an award-winning newspaper columnist and author, Timothy Egan has traveled the globe in search of the stories that connect him to his readers. For a much longer time...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    March 6, 2024
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Mayor shares tribe's Didgwalic Wellness Center plans

Word is getting out on one of Skagit County's best-kept secrets. That's thanks to La Conner High School alum and former Swinomish Tribal Community Senator Leon John, now the outreach director at...

 
 By Katryna Barber    News    March 6, 2024

Library Happenings

So much is happening at the La Conner Swinomish Library this month! March is Women’s Histroy Month. Come check out our Women’s “Herstory” display to find a good selection of nonfiction books about spunky, smart women. We are participating in Library...

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED La Conner Chamber of Commerce Daffodil Pet Parade, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Photos, games, red-carpet costume contest. Parade route follows First Street from the La Conner Marina to Maple Hall. Register your pet beginning...

 

Letters to the editor

Recognizing Zach Battle’s life I was shocked and saddened to read of the death of Zachery Battle in the Feb. 21 issue. I got to know Zach when I was fundraising for the new library several years back. We became friends. And he became a supporter o...

 

Library Friends focus on the future

Friends of the Libraries are nonprofit groups that support libraries in their communities. They consist of volunteers and exist throughout the United States and around the world. In general, most Friends groups work to advocate for the library at...

 

Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED 5-6 p.m. Feb. 28: Free Virtual trip to Italy. La Conner Swinomish Library. 520 Morris St., La Conner. 6-9 p.m. March 1: Jazz Walk in Anacortes. The Manieri Jazz Endowment of the Anacortes Public Library presents six stages of live...

 

Editorial: Build a bridge to the future

The one project and institution that, indisputably, all people in our community and on both sides of the channel rallied around and supported with time, ongoing work and money, was the building of the La Conner Swinomish Library. That became a dream...

 

Council considers bond for fire boat

If February's first town council meeting was any indication, new La Conner Mayor Marna Hanneman is in it for the long haul. The marathon Feb. 13 session covered new and old business and multiple...

 

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,...

 

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....

 
 By Bill Reynolds    News    February 7, 2024

Forum tackles solar energy, emergency preparedness

The future is looking brighter for solar energy in La Conner. “You have a big advantage,” Markus Virta, managing partner and co-founder of Cascadia Renewables, told two dozen people attending a community solar storage feasibility study meeting at...

 

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