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Wesen family to be honored at Pioneer Picnic in La Conner

One man helping shape the future of Skagit County hails from a family that has molded much of its history.

Skagit County Commissioner Ron Wesen comes from a pioneer family that has farmed in the Bow-Edison area for more than a century and today operates a 1,100-acre organic dairy.

The Wesen family will be honored Aug. 1 at the 120th annual Skagit County Pioneer Association Picnic and Business Meeting in La Conner.

The Wesens, who through the decades have made significant contributions in fields ranging from agriculture and business to public service and education, will be joined in La Conner b...


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