Wednesday, June 22, 2011

In the June 22, 2011 issue...

Photo by Jeff Clark
This Nigeria Police boat appeared to be at least 7,400 miles outside its jurisdiction in the U.S. waters of Skagit Bay and the Swinomish Channel recently. The boat’s Sedro-Woolley based builder, Workskiff, as been taking the vessel out for sea trials before it ships it to Africa next month. The 50-caliber gun mounted on the bow is a dummy.

New La Conner video
La Conner Mayor Ramon Hayes has released a new video on YouTube promoting the town as a getaway spot for city dwellers in the Seattle area. See the video

Photo by Amylynn Richards
Yummy Worm

Demonstrating a quick and easy recipe to gross out parents, teachers and girls, Jadyn Koetje holds aloft a plump and juicy earthworm as Mason Wilson pretends to eat it.

Familiar new face coming to School Board
Writer Amylynn Richards has the story about November's La Conner School Board Election.  Gretchen McCauley, who has served on the board for 15 years, will retire.
Running unopposed for her  Position One seat is popular Coach Mike Compton, who just announced his retirement after 32 years teaching and coaching this year after 32 yerars in the school district.

Jim Smith in Pull & Be Damned has a colorful trip down memory lane about this lake in Woonsocket, South Dakota.

From the Police Blotter:
12:17 p.m.: Stray cat – A scrawny kitten was reported to be near the roundabout in La Conner. The deputy was unable to locate the animal.

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