Local voters need and deserve local visions
June 2, 2021
Good news: La Conner residents will have choices and decisions to make in the November town council elections. All three positions on the ballot are contested. The updated story about candidates filing on page 1 correctly reports that incumbents John Leaver, Bill Stokes and MaryLee Chamberlain are challenged by Ivan Carlson, Rick Dole and Glen Johnson respectively.
Likewise, the Fire District 13 commissioner 2 position is between Eric Day and John Doyle, appointed in April.
This is what democracy looks like. Each candidate is unique and brings to the public varied individual interests, ex...