Local Halloween spirit bubbles up as kids burst COVID-19 pods
November 4, 2020
Halloween had a different look in La Conner this year and not just because of new costume designs.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and precautions taken to curb spread of the virus forced cancellation of the traditional downtown parade and community party, the hallmarks of La Conner’s traditional Halloween festivities. Neighborhood trick-or-treating was limited, also.
But La Conner and Swinomish residents and business owners adapted to the new normal, ensuring that Halloween here would not be a mere ghost of its usual self.
Local folks were inventive in figuring ways to make trick-or-tre...