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Family barber shop spans three generations

In 1977 Dick Holt moved his growing family to La Conner to establish a barber shop. It was then, and still remains, the only shop in town, and over the past forty-two years has become not only a La Conner institution, but is now a three-generation family affair. Dick still fills in at the shop when necessary, but son Tony has anchored the business for many years, and recently Tony’s daughter McKeighla has joined the family in the two-chair operation.

Dick began his barbering career fifty-seven years ago, learning the trade at Folk’s, one of the three barber colleges then located on Seattle’s F...


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