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Nelson family brings out large Pioneer Picnic crowd

Crowd at pre-COVID-19 size

 

August 9, 2022

Old memories were shared while new ones were made at the 118th annual Pioneer Picnic on Thursday, August 4.

The traditional summer event, organized by the Skagit County Pioneer Association, brought together long-standing friends and new acquaintances who enjoyed a barbecued salmon lunch prepared by the “Good Girls” and served by members of the La Conner Civic Garden Club.

Sisters Kim Good Rubenstein, Virginia Good-Vlahovich and Patsy Good cooked 185 pounds of sockeye salmon for the outdoor luncheon at Pioneer Park.

Around 300 people took part in the lunch, which preceded the pioneer...



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