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Gov. Inslee moves capital to La Conner

 


Following Mayor Ramon Hayes call Friday, March 20 to Gov. Jay Inslee and Inslee’s own declaration to “Stay Home, Stay Healthy,” the governor announced he was transferring the capital to La Conner until state health officials could guarantee Olympia and the rest of Washington was coronavirus free on Monday.

Hayes purportedly made a second call, demanding the governor show his order has teeth and will be enforced. Saturday and Sunday cars from Seattle cruised up and down the town’s First Street. Tourists were heard worrying that the La Conner Coffee Company would run out of ice cream...



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