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Jana Plagerman chosen dairy ambassador

  WHATCOM ­— Jana Plagerman will reign as Dairy Ambassador, representing the county dairy industry in public appearances in the next year.   The daughter of Leroy and Rhonda Plagerman is also ...

Sidhu is fill-in on County Council

  WHATCOM — In a 5-1 vote on March 17, the Whatcom County Council appointed Satpal Sidhu to fill out the remaining term of council member Sam Crawford, who stepped down from his position for job ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on Stickney ...
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Lynden students absorb Holocaust story

  LYNDEN ­— For about 40 minutes the student body of Lynden High School sat in a respectful hush Friday listening to 92-year-old Noemi Ban talk about living through the Holocaust.   The Bellingham ...
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Charter review is elections-focused

  LYNDEN ­— How elections happen continues to be a big topic before the Whatcom County Charter Review Commission.   This year’s 15-member commission — proposing and debating changes to the ...

Glunt pleads guilty on sexual offense charge

  LYNDEN ­— Former city veteran police officer Donald Glunt pleaded guilty last week to a sexual offense charge arising out of his final days on the job last April.   Before Whatcom County Superior ...
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Music honors

Dozens of local music students scored 94 percent or higher on a written music theory test and were recognized at the annual Martha Helder Honors Recital at First Christian Reformed Church on Thursday evening. ...

Ferndale woman, 86, dies in crash

  SKAGIT ­— A Ferndale woman succumbed Saturday to injuries suffered in a traffic accident four days earlier on State Route 20 south of Anacortes.   Helen L. Wifler, 86, was a passenger in a ...

LeCocqs honored by Western

  BELLINGHAM — Irwin and Frances LeCocq, former executives with Whatcom County-based Peoples Bank, received the President’s Award, Western Washington University’s highest community honor, at ...
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Fairgrounds craft show this week

Lynden teacher and Blaine resident Evelyn Hoefakker is launching her cookbook, “Such Great Recipes,” at the March 19-21 Spring Craft & Antique Show. (Courtesy photo)   LYNDEN — Handcrafted ...