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Tree fruit the focus at March 7 Skagit field day

  MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington ...

March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...

Next dairy talk in Grange series is ‘record-keeping’

  LYNDEN ­— The next Whatcom Dairy Speaker Series event will be on Thursday, Feb. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Ten Mile Grange, 6985 Hannegan Rd. A free lunch is provided.   Derek Hunt, a Canadian ...

Meridian hosts Feb. 25 career-skills open house at high school campus

  WHATCOM — Two local campuses of the Northwest Career & Technical Academy hold open houses on Wednesday, Feb. 25.   Meridian High School hosts in its CTE Building, 194 W. Laurel Rd., at ...

Youth fair forms out, applications due in March 18

  WHATCOM — Applications are now out for the April 10-11, 2015 Whatcom County Youth Fair on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.   Paper forms (in orange) are available at schools, feed and ...

City, school and rec. district heads to meet together Monday

  LYNDEN — On Monday, Feb. 23, the Lynden City Council will hold a joint meeting with directors of the Lynden School District and the Lynden Regional Parks & Recreation District to discuss projects ...

Event tonight aims to attract more volunteer firefighters

  WHATCOM — In a joint effort, North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department are seeking more individuals to join those local fire departments as volunteer firefighter/EMTs.   An ...
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CHCC expanding facilities with adult day health center

LYNDEN — Wayne Steenbock, Christian Health Care Center administrator, said that adult day health is the future of health care. CHCC sets itself up for the future with the planned Northwest Adult Day ...

NV looks ahead from its bond passage

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley School District voters last week approved a nearly $28 million bond to build a new middle school and expand, replace and remodel a variety of other district facilities, and ...