La Conner bared its soul during Fourth of July festivities here on Thursday.
He has alternately been a Port of Skagit manager, Town Councilmember, Mayor of La Conner, and Skagit County Treasurer.And a dishwasher and real estate agent.Plus a U.S. Navy captain.Now, just 16 months shy of his 90th birthday, Dan O’Donnell has embraced the role as La Conner’s man of letters.
The bleachers of Jack Whittaker Field were filled July 2 for the Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps final practice performance. The show marked an end of the two weeks the band had been occupying La Conner schools facilities.
AND THEN THERE WERE THREE – Jayson Withers, middle, and Jamie Jurdi, left, will work under new Fire District 13 Chief Wood Weiss in 2019 as assistant fire chiefs. They will replace, if not fill the shoes of, Chief Roy Horn, who is inimitable and retiring come December 31. – Photo by Ken Stern
Wood Weiss is used to taking big steps. Weiss has been tabbed by District 13 Commissioners to succeed longtime Fire Chief Roy Horn at the end of the year.