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Town might buy Hedlin's ballfield site

The youth league baseball season is weeks off, but the first pitch has already been thrown.

Only in this case it’s a sales pitch.

The Hedlin family, which since the early 1950s has leased to La Conner a near-two acre property facing Maple Avenue for use as a community sports field, has offered to sell the property outright to the Town.

Hardball isn’t part of the deal.

The Hedlins are making the ballfield site – an 80,000-square foot public use pocket nestled between residences and farmland – available at a discounted price, Mayor Ramon Hayes confirmed last week.

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