Mt. Baker Highway to close next summer for four months

Replacing bridge will close Mt. Baker Highway at Anderson Creek for four months WHATCOM — A section of the Mount Baker Highway will be closed for four months next summer for a Washington State Department ...
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Art on display

Artist Yvette Neumann poses with young frind Pauline Sandoz amid the paintings at Neumann’s opening reception last Thursday for her current exhibit in the Jansen Art Center. Neumann, of Bellingham, specializes ...

Power lost locally in Thursday wind

WHATCOM -— About 5,400 customers of Puget Sound Energy lost power in the strong winds of Thursday, Nov. 6, but all customers were restored by 2 a.m. Friday, reported Akiko Oda, a spokeswoman for the ...

WSO brings in two choruses for Dec. 7 concert

BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an afternoon of holiday treats featuring both the Mount Baker Toppers and the Bellingham Children’s ...

Republicans keep 42nd District

WHATCOM -— Local Republicans surged to victory on the national wave in the Nov. 4 election, with Luanne Van Werven winning the 42nd District’s open state House position over Satpal Sidhu and Doug Ericksen ...
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Whatcom County Charter Review Commission Results

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Mayor outlines 2015 budget

LYNDEN -— Mayor Scott Korthuis has introduced a 2015 preliminary city budget of $55.6 million overall, with just under $11 million of that in the main General Fund for city operations. The budget is ...

Four workers OK after roof fire

LYNDEN -— A four-man roofing crew at a Woodcreek Drive residential property avoided serious injury Friday after glue they were working with exploded into flames. However, three workers were taken to ...

Two Everson-area men nabbed on drug charges

WHATCOM — Following a ten-month investigation, two Everson-area men were arrested Oct. 22 and booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of being involved in the sale of methamphetamine and heroin ...

Forest Service will consider leasing lands for geothermal

EVERETT — The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is taking public comment until Dec. 1 on whether to allow leasing a portion of National Forest lands surrounding Mt. Baker for potential geothermal ...