No 'Love La Conner' sign at Gilkey Square
November 30, 2022
A colorful Love La Conner “selfie station” at Gilkey Square is an idea whose time has come.
That was the unanimous sentiment expressed by La Conner Town Council last week.
At their Nov. 22 hybrid meeting, members nixed the design for a marketing icon at the downtown waterfront location, saying the timing is no longer right for such promotional signage.
“It was conceived during COVID-19,” Councilmember Rick Dole explained. “La Conner was empty during what would have been the height of tourist season. We’ve passed the worst of times. Its time has probably come and go...