Swinomish honor annual sobriety award recipients
June 21, 2022
Kurt Bassford quietly goes about his business each day – whether at work, tending to family obligations or lending a hand to friends and relatives – but his example doesn’t go unnoticed at Swinomish or in La Conner.
A 1976 La Conner High School alum who works for Dunlap Towing and as a commercial fisherman, Bassford twice has received honors voted by the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community for his commitment to maintaining a healthy and sober lifestyle. His plaques are displayed at the tribal gymnasium.
He was the initial recipient in 2008 of the Joe Dunn Memorial Inspirationa...