Assessing flood damage, Town asks for state relief
January 11, 2023
Spring has not come early to La Conner.
But spring cleaning has – out of necessity.
In the aftermath of severe flooding of the town's low-lying areas Dec. 27, residents have been clearing water-damaged items from their garages and homes and building owners and merchants have been removing soaked carpets and merchandise from their commercial properties.
Unlike routine spring-cleanups, this has not been a cathartic exercise. Frustrating is a more apt description.
That frustration could well linger until insurance coverage or state and federal relief arrives to aid those eligible for flo...