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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Call it a win-win situation.La Conner Elementary students raised money for supplemental learning materials and classroom supplies while getting exercise at Whittaker Field Friday afternoon.It was all part of the school’s annual walk-a-thon, which raises funds based on the number of laps students run or walk around the quarter-mile campus track.By all...


Blessed event: Swinomish host annual salmon celebration
GRADUATING SENIORS CELEBRATED ALONG WITH SALMON – From far left, Kahneesha Casey, Kaleb Parker, Kalona Casey and Scott Miller bear platters of salmon and shellfish on cedar boughs carried down from the community lunch in the Gym and Youth Center. Following remarks and prayers from Swinomish Tribal Senate Chair Brian Cladoosby and others, the students carried the platters down to fishing boats. The students went down the Channel to offer the salmon back to the Skagit River.  – Photo courtesy Steve Gooding
GRADUATING SENIORS CELEBRATED ALONG WITH SALMON – From far left, Kahneesha Casey, Kaleb Parker, Kalona Casey and Scott Miller bear platters of salmon and shellfish on cedar boughs carried down from the community lunch in the Gym and Youth Center. Following remarks and prayers from Swinomish Tribal Senate Chair Brian Cladoosby and others, the students carried the platters down to fishing boats. The students went down the Channel to offer the salmon back to the Skagit River.  – Photo courtesy Steve Gooding
What’s old is new again.
And, in the case of the Swinomish Tribal Community’s Blessing of the Fleet and First Salmon Ceremony last Thursday, it was a case of perfect timing.
Ideal weather conditions, a large turnout and bountiful feast aligned nicely for the special occasion.


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Trumpeters swans in western Skagit Valley
Trumpeters swans in western Skagit Valley
Gaining altitude as seen from Dodge Valley Road last week. -- Photo by Don Coyote

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