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Council sells Hedlin property, oks new lot density, setbacks

Youth baseball season trumps construction start

Work before pleasure has long been the accepted order of things.

But in La Conner, at least when it comes to the future of historic Hedlin’s Ballfield, the reverse is true.

A full season of youth league baseball will be played there this spring before construction begins to convert the Maple Avenue property to a housing subdivision and park area.

That was the game plan unveiled during Town Council’s Zoom meeting last week.

Near the end of the 90-minute session March 9, Council members unanimously accepted an $800,000 purchase offer from Mountain Pacific Bank’s Frank Jeretzky, a deal which clea...


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