Prepare for the inevitable earthquake


On Dec. 27, 2022, a predicted 11-foot tide in La Conner Channel was met with low atmospheric pressure, high river flow and a western wind. As a result the channel rose to over 14 feet and spilled over along lower places on the eastern bank, flooding parts of town and causing more than $1 million damage before receding.

The mayor and town council created an Emergency Management Commission to deal with any future floods or other natural disasters.

The sandbags that have recently been removed were placed by our incredible town public works department after working out a plan for a temporary flood...

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