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Legislators to hold March 16 Ferndale town hall meeting

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, invite Whatcom County residents to a town hall meeting in Ferndale on Saturday, March 16. “There are many important issues ...

Babysitter clinic set for April, May

LYNDEN — The Lynden Fire Department hosts a babysitter clinic for those wanting to gain certification in CPR and first aid, learn how to use a fire extinguisher and learn home safety and kid-friendly ...

Hinotes Crossfit gym a workout

LYNDEN — Matt Lovelady has taken his love and experience with strength training and conditioning and turned it into a growing business at Hinotes Corner. His Crossfit iluvit gym opened in January and ...

See if you’re cut out for rodeo — camp coming here April 6

LYNDEN ­— For all ages, those who have thought about trying rodeo get their chance on Saturday, April 6, at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. An official PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp, one of only ...

Ecology and port looking at Blaine Harbor cleanup

BELLINGHAM — Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and the ...

Extra officers out over this weekend

WHATCOM ­— Washington law enforcement agencies will take part in a special impaired-driving crackdown March 14-18 over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Extra officers from the Bellingham, Ferndale, ...

CharterFest April 27-28 on waterfront

BELLINGHAM — At the eighth CharterFest at Squalicum Harbor April 27-28, more than 50 sailboats and powerboats will be on display to climb aboard and explore, with vessels available for sale, charter ...
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Lining up the dominoes, er, priorities — together

LYNDEN ­— Working together, Lynden-area leaders should try to get the first domino to fall, and that domino is, by consensus, a new Lynden Middle School. The school’s replacement could set in motion ...
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Lynden qualifies 19 business leader competitors for state

STANWOOD — A quick look at the Northwest Region Future Business Leaders of America Conference results reveals that Lynden High School appears quite a few times. That’s because the 29 students that ...
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Local craft event back this weekend with 13 new vendors

LYNDEN — There’s something different about meeting the artists, having access to them and their handmade wares and having it all within the confines of one show, said Judy Meixner, co-producer of the ...