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 By Bill Reynolds    News    December 6, 2023 
Two children by Santa on stage.

Santa stops in for Rotary Breakfast , Gilkey Square tree lighting

La Conner's favorite tourist had a unique solution for the town's vexing parking problem during his visit here last Saturday. World renowned toymaker Santa Claus parked his large sleigh and reindeer...

 By Ken Stern    News    November 29, 2023
Photo of new house.

Skagit home prices high, with supply limited

At the end of October, the only four homes for sale within La Conner town limits were two Landed Gentry residences on Maple Avenue and the two BYK Construction properties on High Street, near Whatcom...


Art's Alive! 2023 in Maple Hall Nov. 10

La Conner’s Art’s Alive! 2023 opens Friday, Nov 10.at 1 p.m. with the opening gala starting at 5 p.m. This year’s invitational artists include poster artist Craig J. Barber, Dennis Allen, Joan Enslin, Deborah Henderson, Kristen Ingman, Liz... Full story

 By Mel Damski    News    November 1, 2023

E-bike rebates provide another reason to ride

Electric bikes are getting more popular and are getting strong support as a very healthy means of transportation. Washington Governor Jay Inslee is a strong advocate of electric bikes and the...

The La Conner boardwalk on the Swinomish Channel.

Ramon Hayes ending remarkable four terms as mayor

This completes the two-part look at Ramon Hayes time as La Conner's mayor For 16 years while mayor of the Town of La Conner, Ramon Hayes has championed the successes teamwork has created, deflecting...


Sweet 16: Ramon Hayes reflects on four terms as Town of La Conner's mayor

As a youth whose World War II veteran father was a booking agent in the entertainment industry, Ramon Hayes grew up familiar with the celebrities who gained fame amid the emerging new world of...

 By Ken Stern    Opinion    October 4, 2023

Musings-On the editor's mind

If my parents were alive, they would be stepping through their second century in America. My mom, born in 1920, would be 103. My dad would be 109. They were children of the Depression. I have long called myself a child of children of the Depression,... Full story

A picture of the former COA restaurant.

Maple Ave. COA building sale listing discussed at planning meeting

There has been extended debate in town over pending new construction of a multi-unit residential building in a commercial zone. The focal point for that dialogue is the "Talmon Project" at 306 Center...

 By Ken Stern    News    September 27, 2023

Prices high, quantity low in August for Skagit County sold homes

The 2023 pattern for homes sold in Skagit County holds steady: Fewer properties are available in most of the county’s nine markets than a year ago. Considerably fewer homes are selling, about 25% below 2022, month over month, and prices are about...


Tidewater Boil and Skagit Farm to Pint Fest at La Conner Marina

Mark your calendars for a gourmet, connoisseur and fun weekend celebrating Skagit Valley grown, caught, brewed and prepared food and drinks Sept. 29 and 30. Genuine Skagit Valley is offering its first ever Tidewater Boil Friday evening at the La Conn...

 By Ken Stern    News    September 6, 2023
Man installing real estate sign

July Skagit home sales down slightly

The median price of the 126 homes that closed in Skagit County in July was $545,000, slightly down in the five months since March. Anacortes home prices continue to influence values county wide. The...


Letter to the editor: Beware door-to-door sales

On Wednesday, Aug. 16, a young, seemingly likable, fast-talking fellow knocked on our door to pitch his pest control services. My wife and I listened for a short while and I went back indoors since I was busy. He kept talking to my wife and wanted to...


'Holler' with music, poetry, picnic Sunday

The Skagit River Poetry Foundation invites anyone who wants to howl to “Make Me Wanna Holler” a free event Sunday in Pioneer Park, 2-7 p.m. at the amphitheater near the Rainbow Bridge in La Conner. Music will be provided by the acoustic blues...


Musings – on the editor's mind

This really happened last week, though instead of it being on a TV or movie screen the set was the office of the Weekly News and the players were the real-life Rhonda, design and layout editor, and Kurt, production manager for the Weekly News. The tr... Full story

 By Jeanie Lindsay    News    August 2, 2023

'It's really a crisis': Small towns fight to save local papers

With a stack of fresh newspapers in hand, Ken Stern is making one of his first stops of the day at La Conner’s local office supply and business center. He greets the owners, Christina and Robyn Burdick-Good-Rubenstein – and their dog Clover....


From the editor: Weekly newspaper for sale

I love that phrase. It always makes me smile. It is what brought me to La Conner in March 2017 to look at buying the Weekly News. I will always associate my newspaper publishing career with my best friend, Dick Wittenberg, who loves to see his name... Full story

 By Bill Reynolds    News    July 26, 2023

Planning Commission hears high-density housing options

Tiny houses were a big topic at the La Conner Town Planning Commission meeting July 18. Planning Director Michael Davolio shared a revised draft proposal that would amend Town regulations to allow high density residential development as a conditional...

 By Ken Stern    News    July 26, 2023

Housing sale prices hold steady in June

The median price of the 137 homes that closed in Skagit County in June was $560,000, almost unchanged over the four months since March. Fewer homes closed in most of the county’s nine markets than a year ago but the number was about the same as...

 By Caitlin Andrews    News    July 19, 2023

Nonprofit buys Maine's largest newspaper group

The sale of the Portland Press Herald, and the rest of Masthead Maine’s newspapers to a national nonprofit puts to rest months of speculation about the papers’ fates. And it lines up with national trends that are seeing more media outlets get...


Community Calendar

NOT TO BE MISSED Fidalgo Island Rotary presents the annual Shipwreck Day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 15, on Commercial Avenue in downtown Anacortes. It’s a community garage sale, antique show and flea market. More information and vendor...


Sunny weather and events aplenty here last weekend

Halloween was in the air on summer solstice weekend, which goes to show all things are possible in La Conner. It was a truly spellbinding weekend here – perhaps best embodied by upbeat witches'...

 By Ken Stern    News    June 28, 2023

9 La Conner homes sold: $795,000 median price

May was a good month to sell a home in Skagit County, especially in the Anacortes and La Conner markets. In Anacortes $845,000 was the median price for the 32 homes that closed. In the La Conner area, $759,000 was the median price for the nine homes...

 By Ken Stern    Opinion    June 28, 2023

The people behind the Weekly News

Probably not even the most loyal reader of the Weekly News noticed that this issue is volume 10, issue 11. Every week the issue number advances one and on the paper’s birth-anniversary date the volume increases one. This is the 312th issue under... Full story

 By Anne Hays    Community    May 31, 2023

Master gardeners plant sale a great success

Skagit County WSU Extension Master Gardeners hosted their annual Welcome Summer Plant Fair May 13. This was the 29th year the Master Gardeners have held the Plant Fair and again, it was a rousing success. Every year on the Saturday before Mother’s...

 By Ken Stern    News    May 31, 2023

La Conner's American Tugs sold

La Conner based Tomco Marine Group, builders of American Tugs, was bought by the Kadey-Krogen Group of Stuart Florida May 18. The 36 employees at American Tugs' 28,000-square-foot facility on Pearle...


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