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Regional meat packing co-op will have up to $65,000 ‘matching loan’

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Community Foundation has committed to provide a “matching fund” loan of up to $65,000 to support the North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative in an effort to raise membership ...

Court docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held March 13, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Jose Sanchez, 22, of Everson, failure to transfer title. Fined $250. Jose Sanchez, 22, of Everson, driving without ...

Nooksack Loop Trail update set for April 10 Bellingham meeting

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation is inviting the public to an informational meeting and open house about the Nooksack Loop Trail on Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Squalicum ...

Warm Beach horse vaulters among 17 teams coming to Lynden fairgrounds

LYNDEN ­— The equestrian show “Vault Into Spring,” featuring 130 participants on 17 teams from the Pacific Northwest, California and Canada, comes to the Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center ...

Indian policy conference April 6 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — A regional one-day conference on federal Indian policy comes to the Lakeway Inn & Convention Center on Saturday, April 6. The list of both local and national speakers from 9 a.m. to ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Annual Men’s Night Out event moves to Saturday for 2013

LYNDEN — Men’s Night Out will switch formats this year, moving from a Friday evening event to an eight-hour timeframe on Saturday, April 13. The noon to 8 p.m. event in the Henry Jansen Building at ...
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No place to go for meat packing

WHATCOM ­— Local farmers continue to wait, and hope, for additional slaughter facilities to take animals for meat packing in the agricultural north county. As it stands now, there are too few buyers ...
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Lummis reassert senior water rights

BELLINGHAM ­— The Lummi Nation reasserted its senior water rights in Whatcom County at a Thursday meeting intended to restart water resource planning talks that stopped in 2009. Jeremy Freimund, water ...
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Coronation of an ambassador

From left, Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador candidates Janis DeJager, Alexandra Bergsma and Samantha Douge receive applause at the coronation banquet sponsored by Dairy Women Friday evening in Bellingham. ...