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Faye Whitney praised at FD 13 meeting

While closing the books on 2020 during a briskly paced hour-long teleconferenced meeting Thursday morning, Fire District 13 officials took time to salute a La Conner native whose career in emergency services spanned more than three decades.

Skagit 9-1-1 Project Coordinator Faye Whitney, a 1976 La Conner High grad, is retiring after 34 years, during which time she filled roles ranging from dispatching to management, said Fire District Chief Wood Weiss .

“Faye has been a huge help to us,” Weiss said. “She is going to be sorely missed.”

Whitney is also a much in demand vocalist, having provided s...


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