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Woman of the Year: Heidi Doornenbal

There are so many facets of the Jansen Art Center to focus on. Sure, you have the “tenacity” of its visionary founder and project leader, Heidi Jansen Doornenbal. But you also have the bevy of volunteers ...

Gun debate firing off in Lynden too

LYNDEN — The Falcon Productions Gun & Knife Show comes to Lynden four times each year. But people are taking a little more notice about the visit this Saturday and Sunday at the Northwest Washington ...
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New Congresswoman meets area farmers

EVERSON — Samson Estates Winery owner Rob Dhaliwal gave Rep. Suzan DelBene a tour of his Everson-area property this week. And then the Congresswoman for the new 1st District sat down with about 15 area ...
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Cemetery QR codes link pioneer history

LYNDEN — Whatcom County Cemetery District 10 has created all kinds of new links to the past. Seriously. Using QR codes — “quick response” barcode-like images scannable by mobile devices that link ...

The 13 things we’d love locally in 2013

We hope 2013 is a year of promise for north Whatcom County. With so many questions raised in 2012, we’d like to see some answers come in 2013. Since top-10 lists are so 2010, we’ve offered up our 13 ...

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 ...
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Median price of county home rises for first time in five years

WHATCOM — The county’s median price of homes sold last year rose 3.2 percent in comparison to 2011, to $250,000. Also, the number of residential units sold increased by 12.8 percent to 2,077, the county’s ...

New steakhouse coming to Homestead

LYNDEN — Watch for the opening of yet another restaurant at Homestead Golf & Country Club. The Reserve at Homestead is now closed and a new group of owners has taken over, shutting down food service ...

Top 10 local news stories of 2012

The news that makes us take notice every year varies for each person, but some items have a seemingly universal draw. The Tribune staff compiled our list of the most head-turning local news of 2012 and ...