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DelBene now rural Whatcom’s Congresswoman

WHATCOM — Suzan DelBene is the new representative in Congress for northwest Washington. DelBene, a Democrat who won election in November over Republican John Koster, took office for the much expanded ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Pillowcases to dresses for orphans

By Kaity Teer for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN ­— When Edith Moorlag talks about her charitable sewing projects, she starts with her late husband, Johnny. It was Johnny who first encouraged her to join ...
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Meridian building ‘going gangbusters’

LAUREL — Parts of the Meridian School District look drastically different than they did not too long ago. The Meridian High School and Irene Reither Primary School campuses are in the middle of massive ...
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Lynden adding 3 career firefighters

LYNDEN ­— Using a federal grant, the city will soon add three more career firefighters. The Lynden City Council Monday unanimously accepted the $431,244 SAFER grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
By Tyler Mitchell

Ski area at 150% of average

MOUNT BAKER — It’s been a banner year so far at the Mount Baker Ski Area. “If you look at the long average (of snowfall), we’ve been running about 150 percent of normal,” ski area manager Duncan ...
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‘Into The Woods’ premiering soon at Nooksack High

NOOKSACK — It’s winter musical time again at Nooksack Valley High School. This year, Scott Gelwicks is directing Stephen Sondheim’s “Into The Woods,” starring a talented cast of about 22 primary ...
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State of the Arts: Film Review: ‘Django Unchained’ violently long

Quentin Tarantino makes violent movies. Violence is perhaps the most basic characteristic that all of his films have in common, so moviegoers with uneasy stomachs need not apply. The violence is still ...

Judge Deborra Garrett to be sworn in Jan. 11

WHATCOM — Deborra Garrett will be sworn in as Whatcom County Superior Court Judge at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in the council chambers of the County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham. She will ...

Over 100 arrested countywide in DUI push

WHATCOM — In Whatcom County, 115 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) during a Nov. 21 through Jan. 1 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement ...