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Longtime La Conner Library champion starts new life chapter

When Georgia Powers and her late husband, Ray, first moved to La Conner in the 1980s, one of the first things they did was search for the local library.

What they found was more than a building.

They discovered a calling, one that Powers, an avid reader, will continue to embrace even as she relocates to southern California to be near family, having undergone a series of leg surgeries.

From more than a thousand miles away, and as she regains strength following those operations, Powers plans to keep her foot in the door, so to speak.

The longtime literacy advocate, who has served on the La Conne...


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