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BETTY JUNE REECE WHITE

Betty June Reece White, who lived in La Conner for many years, died on Saturday, April 16, at age 94 in Beaverton, Oregon, where she moved 10 years ago to be near her sons. Betty was born September... Full story

 

Lady Brave treys thwart Shoreline long shot bid

Shoreline Christian knew going in that it was a long shot to defeat league-leading La Conner Friday night. Even at home. The odds swung yet further in favor of the Lady Braves when it was La Conner that had its long shots drop both at the start and...

 

Election results

Here are some unofficial early results in the contested races affecting the La Conner area. The results will be final on Nov. 24, when the election is certified. La Conner Town Council Jacques Brunisholz ...............117 Charity Starkenburg...

 

Popular coffee spot burglarized

Charity Starkenburg, the owner of Bamboo Coffee, arrived at her La Conner business shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning to find the door hanging slightly open. At first, she thought the damage was caused by the wind. But when she saw that a...

 

IDA LOIS WOLD

Ida Lois Denton Wold died April 17, 2015 peacefully at home with family by her side. Lois was the fifth child born to Francis Oscar and Mamie A. Valentine Denton on February 18, 1925. Her early years were spent on Pleasant Ridge on the land her grand... Full story

 
 By Sandy Stokes    News    May 20, 2015

Local elections shaping up

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 general election closed on Friday and left La Conner area voters with a few contested races to decide. Town of La Conner For the Town of La Conner, Mayor Ramon Hayes is running for his third four-year term...

 

PAUL STEVEN WELLS

Paul Steven “Steve” Wells died on Tuesday, April 7 at age 81. Steve was born February 26, 1934 and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1952. In 1956, he graduated from the University of Was... Full story

 

BERT BUTTERWORTH

Longtime La Conner resident Bert Butterworth died at age 92 on Wednesday, March 11, in Palm Springs, California. Bert was born on December 31, 1922 in Seattle to Carol “Cal” E. and Marion Ell... Full story

 
 By Bill Reynolds    School    March 11, 2015

Lady Braves rebound, claim State bronze at Spokane

Oh, so close. Those three words best sum up the finish to a splendid 26-1 La Conner High Lady Braves hoop campaign, the best mark in program history. Coach Scott Novak’s charges traveled more than 3...

 
 By Bill Reynolds    School    March 4, 2015

Lady Braves get job done in overtime

She admitted to being tired afterward, but it was Adiya Jones who in the end wore down the Adna Lady Pirates. Jones, like the La Conner High defense, never rested on Saturday — scoring a...

 

Lady Braves wear District hoop crown

La Conner High won its two Bi-District games in cakewalks. Lady Braves head coach Scott Novak, however, expects first round Regional action to be more meat-and-potatoes fare. This after Novak learned the undefeated Lady Braves, 22-0, had drawn his al...

 

Friday Harbor ousts Braves from hoop playoffs

La Conner High head coach Scott Novak knew going in that beating Friday Harbor for a Regional berth would be a tall order. And, in the end, the Braves did indeed come up short in a Bi-District...

 

Patience pays off for Lady Braves hoop team

Good things come to those who wait. So it was that the La Conner High girls’ basketball team was rewarded for its patience when the Lady Braves routed Coupeville 63-31 in non-league action at Landy J...

 

Blue collar Braves survive rough night at charity stripe

‘Twas a week past Christmas, and Coupeville came to Landy James Gym bearing gifts. But the hosts were no longer in the holiday spirit. They refused all forms of generosity Friday night. The Braves instead chose to win this latest non-league hoop matc...

 
 By John Leaver    News    November 5, 2014

Art's Alive! springs back to life in La Conner

I am pleased to report on the overall success of the 30th Art’s Alive! event this year. There was a great turnout for the opening night event, which included delicious food samples from Nell Thorn’s,...

 

ANNE CHISHOLM HILLARD

Anne Chisholm Hillard, 91, of Anacortes, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at her home. She was born on November 12, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Anne “Bernie” (O’Hearn) and J... Full story

 
 By Mel Damski    Opinion    March 20, 2014

If I ran the zoo

La Conner Weekly News’ resident “zookeeper” columnist is Mel Damski, who has directed 29 movies and hundreds of hours of series television, from MASH to Boston Legal. For the last eight years, he ha...

 

Firefighter climbs for Ashlyn

Fire District 13 Assistant Chief Woody Weiss plans to climb 1,311 steps on Sunday in a competition to benefit La Conner teenager Ashlyn Reinstra and a charity working to cure the terrible disease she...

 

Lady Braves runnerup in Bi-District tourney

Their team doesn’t wear the Bi-District hoop crown, but La Conner fans can still tip their caps to the Lady Braves. That’s because coach Scott Novak’s charges have again thrown their hat in the ring...

 

Tough road looms ahead for Braves

First, the bad news. The La Conner Braves dropped successive Bi-District home games last week, falling 70-61 in overtime to Auburn Adventist Academy Thursday night before dropping a 54-50 Saturday...

 

Braves blast Concrete for District hoop title

La Conner’s quest for a District boys’ hoop crown was anything but carved in stone early in the Braves’ title matchup with Concrete at home Friday night. But while Concrete rocked in the first quart...

 

Lady Braves work overtime for District crown

You might say the Lady Braves literally stole the District hoop title from Orcas Friday night. La Conner head coach Scott Novak would rather term it a case of his club taking care of business late in...

 

Lady Braves earn share of league hoop title

Thursday was filled with crowning achievements for the La Conner High girls’ basketball team. Sharing center stage with the University of Washington’s pep band, the Lady Braves also struck a cho...

 

Braves survive rocky start against Concrete

Concrete was solid, but La Conner High chipped away just enough Thursday so that the visitors crumbled in the end. The Braves, playing before a large and supportive Senior Night crowd, held on for a...

 

DEAN FLOOD

Longtime La Conner resident Merle Dean Flood, “Dean” to everyone who knew him, died on Thursday, February 6 at the age of 66. Dean was born in Barron, Wisconsin on December 12, 1947 to Merle C. Flood and Allene S. Flood. He attended Stout State Uni... Full story

 

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