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Town Council meeting disrupted by Zoom-bombers

 

November 18, 2020



Explosive Town Council meetings are nothing new to La Conner.

But the panel’s Nov. 10 tele-conferenced session briefly blew up in a way not seen here before.

Mayor Pro-Tem Bill Stokes had to shut down the meeting for several minutes after it was “Zoom-bombed” with disturbing, profanity-laced content.

The meeting did resume, and Town business was conducted, but the unexpected and troubling interruption left its mark.

“I hate these Zoom meetings, especially if we’re going to get bombed like that,” said Stokes, who presided since Mayor Ramon Hayes wa delayed in traffic en route...



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