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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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Two 17-year-olds injured in crash on Saturday

  LYNDEN ­— Three Lynden 17-year-olds were involved in a one-car crash at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, March 28, near the corner of Berthusen and Birch Bay-Lynden roads.   Per Wolfisberg was driving ...

Hutchings chosen by county

  WHATCOM — County Executive Jack Louws has appointed Jon Hutchings the county’s new public works director, with an expected start date of Monday, April 27. The appointment was due to be confirmed ...

Training for 4-H leaders in Lynden April 15, 22

  WHATCOM — 4-H Youth Development invites adults 19 years and older to volunteer to be club leaders in the 4-H program.   4-H promotes leadership, citizenship and life skills for youths ages ...
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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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Community leads new Maple Falls park

MAPLE FALLS — When the old Maple Falls Elementary School was burned to the ground via a controlled burn in 2013, a group of local residents already knew what they wanted to do with the vacant land.   “We’ve ...
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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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A rally for the Lynden schools

A rally to support the Lynden School District bond, organized by Citizens for Lynden Schools, drew over 250 people to the local fairgrounds on Saturday. Entertainment included a bagpiper, students on unicycles, ...
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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 ...