Winter blast blankets La Conner with foot of snow
February 17, 2021
There was plenty of love in the air – and on the ground – over the weekend here.
Especially for those smitten with snow, Valentine’s Day and Monday holidays.
La Conner area residents awoke Saturday to snow that would become a one-foot blanket, a surprisingly much greater accumulation than was the case that morning upriver closer to the Cascade foothills. At a site five miles south of Anacortes, a volunteer data collector measured 12.8”.
The sudden snowstorm inspired galleries of wintry scene photographs taken along Swinomish Channel and in nearby farm fields. There were s...