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Agen, Baker beat La Conner school board incumbents

The only contested election in greater La Conner turned out to be no contest. Challengers John Agen and Marlys Baker resoundingly defeated La Conner School District incumbent Directors Kate Szurek and Janie Beasley, respectively. Agen won the District 1 position with 60% of the vote out of 984 ballots cast. Baker won the District 2 position even more decisively, with 66% of the vote, of 931. All votes have been counted.

No candidate explicitly made Superintendent Whitney Meissner’s tenure an issue in the race, but Meissner has been at the center of turmoil in the school district since the spri...


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