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Social distancing observed in town over the weekend


OLD FASHIONED WALKING PART OF NEW NORMAL – Alyssa McCoy and her son combined business with pleasure, strolling to their favorite bank in town last Wednesday. “Walk-up banking” could be an integral part of the transition to our sustainable future.  – Photo by Ken Stern

There was a time, a couple months back, when it was thought the spread of COVID-19 might be slowed by the arrival of warm weather.

Turns out, social distancing has had more of an impact than rising temperatures.

That was borne out in La Conner last weekend.

A dip in the thermometer on Saturday coupled with intermittent showers plus signage and related measures promoting social distancing led to conditions less likely to transmit the coronavirus, Mayor Ramon Hayes said Monday afternoon.

“It went very smooth,” Hayes told the Weekly News, when asked to grade the effectiveness of the la...

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