Weekly News wins 15 awards in all-state contest
October 21, 2020
The La Conner Weekly News keeps getting better in its efforts to bring news to the community. The staff earned 15 awards at the annual Better Newspaper Contest for Washington’s community newspapers, led by Bill Reynolds’ seven. Reynolds almost swept the “personality profile, long category,” getting second place for his story on Mike Carrigan retiring after 25 years at La Conner High School. His Fisher Family tribute ahead of the 2019 Pioneer Picnic took third.
Reynold gained firsts for his coverage of the Swinomish dental clinic opening and his sports feature on the 1968 undefeated...