By Ken Stern 

Gardens or housing for Jenson Field?


Discussions are going on among La Conner residents advocating for development of a community garden at Jenson Field, as some are calling the property south of Pioneer Park and west of Maple Avenue Sybil and Tom Jenson sold to the Town of La Conner last September. When council voted to make the purchase, Mayor Ramon Hayes called it a gift: the $60,000 price was less than one-third its assessed value.

At that council meeting resident Debbie Aldrich promoted the importance of green space and play areas for children after the loss of the Hedlin Maple Avenue ballfield in 2021.

Now a flyer is circul...

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