Wednesday, June 29, 2011

In the June 29, 2011 issue...

The last turkey left town
After a two-month stay in the town’s turkey hoosegow following an attempt to hide in a public restroom, La Conner’s last tom turkey had his “bail posted” by Marci Plank, executive director of the La Conner Chamber of Commerce.
Writer M. Sharon Baker has the story on the adoption of  “Monty,” which ends La Conner's Town Turkey era.
Or does it? Somebody was making a turkey gobbling noise this morning.... there are several groups of wild turkeys in the area.
We're out of these...
File photo by Kirsten Morse
But we still have plenty of these...
 File photo by Don Coyote

Fashion Statement 
 Photo by Joy Neal

 Samantha Clark “models” the latest look in snakeskin during last week’s Reptile Man visit to young readers at La Conner Regional Library. Scott Peterson, the Reptile Man, brought living exhibits for the children to learn about.

3rd of July Fireworks

4th of July Parade & Picnic

While most places have fireworks on July 4, La Conner's fireworks display over the Channel will be Sunday, July 3.  But the 4th of July Parade and Picnic is still scheduled for Monday, July 4. The Parade steps off at 11:30 a.m. in downtown La Conner and the Old Fashioned picnic and party is in Pioneer Park right after the parade.

From the Police Blotter: 
1:36 p.m.: Rude motorist – Poor driving accompanied by numerous hand gestures on Morris Street in La Conner prompted a 911 call. Deputies were unable to locate the rude driver or the vehicle involved.

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