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THURSDAY Downton Abbey In celebration of the popular TV show “Downton Abbey,” the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., will host “Life in Service at Downton Abbey” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. ...

Relay for Life sets schedule leading up to June 20-21

LYNDEN ­— Relay for Life of North Whatcom County has set the following schedule of events leading up to the June 20-21 event at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. • Kickoff is Tuesday, Jan. 21, ...

Monday is deadline to make voter changes for Feb. 11 election

WHATCOM — Monday is a deadline to register to vote in the Feb. 11 special school bonds election or to update registration with a new name and/or address. The Ferndale and Lynden school districts will ...

Farm water discussion Jan. 20

WHATCOM — A public meeting on farm water issues will be held on Monday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building of Lynden. This will serve as the kickoff discussion for what ...

Free Whatcom Museum day passes available from city library

BELLINGHAM ­— Interested in visiting the “Vanishing Ice” exhibit at the Lightcatcher Building or planning an outing to the Family Interactive Gallery of the Whatcom Museum? You can now check out ...

Dedication, open house set for Jan. 22 at new Meridian school

WHATCOM — The new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District will be dedicated in a ceremony open to the public at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The ceremony will be followed ...
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Danae Tiemersma and Landon Pietroski engagement

Danae Joy Tiemersma and Landon Taylor Pietroski, both of Sumas, announce their engagement and plans for a June 7, 2014 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Danae is a daughter of Ronda and Mark Van ...
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Lauretta Odman – 85th birthday

Happy Birthday to Lauretta B. Odman of Lynden, who is celebrating her 85th birthday this month. A four-generation family luncheon is planned at a favorite restaurant to celebrate…. This content ...

Births – published Jan. 8

JANUARY CHARLOTTE DEWAARD Tracy and Dan DeWaard of Lynden welcomed a daughter, January Charlotte, on Dec. 19, 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces. ...

County needs plenty of willing citizens in 2014 for vacancies

WHATCOM ­— The County Council is asking citizens to apply to serve on many county boards and commissions in 2014. Application for open positions is now being taken. (Some positions were listed on page ...