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Expect Interstate 5 congestion in Marysville area

MARYSVILLE — The first of six weekends’ worth of work to replace aging expansion joints on northbound Interstate 5 is in the books, but it continues. Northbound drivers will encounter three narrowed ...

First Aid at Sea course offered

BELLINGHAM — Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Bellingham co-sponsor a U.S. Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course on Monday, May 9. Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, ...

Meetings

Wednesday, April 20 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be strategic conversations on: the Service Learning Project ...

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ONGOING Dessert theater A fast-paced, family-friendly comedy of secret identities and silly situations set in the 1940s is a dessert theater show at North County Christ the King Church of Lynden at 7 p.m. ...
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Prepping a world record shortcake for Lynden

Volunteers will be needed to make Lynden’s world-record concoction on June 4 LYNDEN ­— A trial run was successful. Now the Lynden effort to build a world-record-long strawberry shortcake needs volunteers. ...

Deputies shoot attacking dog

Officers were looking into a domestic-violence report off Birch Bay-Lynden Road WHATCOM ­— Two sheriff’s deputies on a domestic-violence response encountered a pair of aggressive dogs and ended up ...

Sumas berry farm fined $20k

Sarbanand LLC was also penalized $4,000 in 2013 for similar manure runoff WHATCOM — A berry farm near Sumas faces a $20,000 state Department of Ecology fine for allowing water contaminated with manure ...

Billy Waples Day planned at Waples Building for May 1

LYNDEN ­— A celebratory Billy Waples Day is being planned for Sunday, May 1, at the Waples Mercantile Building. Half a block of Fifth Street will be blocked off for outdoor seating. There will be a ...

City starts new historic preservation process

LYNDEN ­— Do you have an interest in Lynden’s history? Do you want to play a role in identifying and protecting Lynden’s historic structures and landmarks? The city is starting up a Historic Preservation ...
Melanie Plagerman loved to ride on her horse Gus. (Courtesy photo)

Melanie Plagerman cystic fibrosis benefit this Sunday

Event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation LYNDEN — The fifth annual Melanie Ann Plagerman Memorial Show to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is Sunday, April 17, at the Northwest Washington ...