Iversen asks Town to save salmon slide
June 21, 2023
La Conner’s iconic fish slide may not be fin-ished, after all.
Town of La Conner Parks Commissioner Ollie Iversen made an impassioned plea last week to town council members asking them to reverse their recent decision to scrap the slide due to ongoing maintenance and safety issues.
The slide, a favorite at Conner Waterfront Park with locals and tourists alike, has been closed since last year. But for several years volunteer spring touchup and repair work by Iversen and former town administrator John Doyle kept it open.
Their efforts involved grinding, sanding and painting the 13-foot s...