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Rainbow Bridge will soon shine bright with lights every night

Despite an ongoing global pandemic, La Conner area residents can still look on the bright side.

The bright side of the Rainbow Bridge, that is.

This after the Town Council last week inked an interlocal pact with Skagit County officials allowing the north side of the visually striking and popular arched span above Swinomish Channel to once again be lit.

The long-sought town-county agreement is being hailed as a literal bright spot here during the virus crisis.

“This is (an example of) economic development,” said Mayor Ramon Hayes. “This is one of the things people come to the community for.”



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