Town Council grants reprieve to fish slide


Give peace a chance was a popular refrain coined in 1969 by John Lennon.

Now, La Conner’s Ollie Iversen has put a new spin on Lennon’s famous anthem of the anti-war movement.

Iverson’s version is “Give Pisces a Chance.”

Pisces is the zodiac sign symbolized by fish. La Conner Waterfront Park is noted for its fish slide sculpture created by the late artist and salmon advocate Tom Jay.

In an impassioned plea to the La Conner Town Council at its June 27 hybrid meeting at Maple Hall, Iversen convinced the panel to reverse its earlier decision to scuttle the iconic slide – which has required repeate...

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