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GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner will be March 16

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Republicans’ Lincoln Day Dinner will be on Saturday, March 16, at 6 p.m. in the Lakeway Inn of Bellingham. The program topic is “How the GOP Will Rescue the United States.” ...

Cloud Mountain hosting workshops

EVERSON — Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd., will present free workshops for home gardeners, as well as new and experienced farmers, each weekend in March as part of its 2013 workshop series ...
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Salish Bounty: A tradition of food

LYNDEN — The Chanterelle mushrooms at the Lynden Pioneer Museum have a distinct aroma. That much is certain. How you feel about that whiff of earthiness — and whether you’d ever consider eating it ...
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Adding 3 to fight fires

LYNDEN — The city brings on board three new career firefighters Friday, March 1, all hired from within Lynden’s own volunteer ranks. That will raise the paid firefighting force of the Lynden Fire Department ...

Lynden permits guns at a record pace

LYNDEN — There are over a hundred new guns in Lynden already in 2013, according to the Lynden Police Department. Federal law requires that all individuals either purchasing a gun from a dealer or applying ...

Shroud of Turin expert to speak March 7 at Mt. Baker Rotary Building

WHATCOM ­— A science photographer and world expert on the Shroud of Turin will speak locally March 6-7. Barrie Schwortz is one of the last scientists to have dealt with the shroud — which some believe ...

Man will do year for holding girl hostage in Lynden

BELLINGHAM — Casey Ronald Cohen, age 38, will spend one year in prison on charges related to holding a 16-year-old girl hostage in his Lynden apartment for six days last November. Whatcom County Superior ...

Debated parking ordinance moves to City Council

LYNDEN — While Dari-Tech has tried to make amends with its neighbors along North Eighth Street, a proposed city planning ordinance requiring businesses with off-street parking in residential areas to ...

Library executive director choice to be made soon

WHATCOM ­— Four finalists were being considered for the position of Whatcom County Library System executive director, with a preliminary decision made by library trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday, ...

Border Patrol’s no-translation policy gets first review; Sumas contracts separately

WHATCOM ­— The policy on translation services may have changed, but people in the immigrant community remain in doubt about U.S. Border Patrol action on the ground. That became clear at a Feb. 7 listening ...