Legislative District 10 Democrats from Island, Snohomish and Skagit counties came to La Conner’s Pioneer Park Saturday, holding a salmon lunch fundraiser to buy metaphorical political bricks to elect Democrats, strengthening a blue wall they have been building since 2017.
David and Jane Edgley live in greater La Conner. They moved here five years ago from Whidbey Island. David is an enterprise architect with a large computer company. His hobby and passion is growing orchids. He has over 200 orchids in a climate-controlled greenhouse he built on the flat roof of his garage.
At La Conner Elementary, it isn’t just back to school time for students and staff.The iconic campus totem pole has also returned.A large crowd gathered around the school’s parking circle last Wednesday to witness re-installation of its near quarter-century old signature landmark, which was refurbished over the summer by master carver and...
PREACHING TO THE FAITHFUL – Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R) was in good company Monday night, speaking at a Skagit League of Women Voters forum in Mount Vernon on new voting laws and the security of the voting system in Washington. – Photo by Ken Stern
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R) was emphatic Monday night in Mount Vernon: “Make no mistake. In 2016 Russia had the best coordinated attack on our elections. They were not the only state, but they were the best,” she told the 50 people gathered at the Skagit Public Utilities District building. The most frightening part of Russia’s efforts to influence U.S. elections, the Thurston County Republican said, was the “hundreds of thousands of fake email address that get into social media circles and look legit.” Russian success is having the mainstream media publish the false social media stories as breaking news.