Loran James appointed to La Conner school board
March 15, 2023
School boards, by their very nature, are tasked with hard choices, tough decisions involving families’ children and money.
The La Conner school board last Thursday faced a tough choice of a different kind – whom to select to fill the unexpired term of Swinomish director district representative Amanda Bourgeois, who resigned in February after three years.
The decision was hard, board members said afterward, because all three applicants were well qualified.
Yet, ironically, it was also an easy assignment, given that the board felt it couldn’t go wrong choosing any one of candidates L...