Some 'interesting' people in the news

Back in October of 2009, I wrote about a dispute from an interesting local character

On May 27th, the customers of a local tavern got to sit out on the patio and watch the Drug Task Force raid this same person's Cabin and RV Park taking out a large number of marijuana plants.

That story finally made the newspaper today -- from the Bellingham Herald:

Marijuana plants, equipment seized from Glacier cabin
A call to the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force tipline resulted in the arrest May 27 of a husband and wife suspected of growing marijuana in a cabin, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.

Steve and Starlare Hovander were arrested on investigation of felony charges of manufacturing and cultivating marijuana in their cabin in the 10400 block of Mount Baker Highway.

Deputies seized 241 plants and growing equipment from the cabin. The Hovanders said the marijuana was lawfully prescribed for medical use, but the number of plants far exceeded the number allowed under state law, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Officers described conditions in the cabin as hazardous; outlets in the cabin had burned and extension cords had melted near their connections.

Wiser family members sold the family homestead to the county and it is now a gorgeous 350 acre park but it is strange to think that little Steve grew up here: Hovander Homestead Park.

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