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Alaska ferry open to tours

BELLINGHAM — The Alaska Marine Highway System is bringing a little bit of Alaska here during the 2014 Holiday Port Festival. On Friday, Dec. 5, from noon to 5 p.m., it’s possible to take a tour of ...

Expect delays at Potter Rd. bridge

WHATCOM — Starting this week, work at a bridge construction site near Van Zandt will cause intermittent short delays for motorists using Potter Road. A new reinforced concrete girder bridge is being ...

Master Gardener training with community time again offered

WHATCOM — The 10-week Master Gardener class for both beginning and experienced gardeners will run Feb. 4 through April 2015. The application deadline with Whatcom-WSU Extension is Dec. 11. Master Gardeners ...

Nine Real Heroes to be honored at Red Cross event

BELLINGHAM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross invites the public to join in honoring local heroes while financially supporting local Red Cross disaster relief efforts. This year’s event, ...

Courses teach self-confidence, career/life planning

BELLINGHAM — Is self-improvement one of your New Year’s resolutions? Boost your confidence by attending a free Self-esteem and Effective Communication Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. ...

Two arrested at Lynden border with meth gear

BLAINE — Two Canadian citizens from Chilliwack, B.C., were arrested at the Lynden border crossing on Sunday, Nov. 23, for what appeared to be chemicals and equipment for manufacturing methamphetamine ...
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Renovated inn next for Dutch Village Mall

LYNDEN — Already Elements Hospitality has made its mark in the newly forming Dutch Village Mall. Next, the hotel renovation company behind the makeover will put its efforts into remaking and restarting ...
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Festive fun planned for downtown

LYNDEN — Lots is happening in town leading up to the Lynden Lighted Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. Take note that Front Street will be closed to traffic and parking all the way from Third to 17th the hours ...
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State Senate race cost record $1.6 million

WHATCOM -— More than $1.6 million was spent in this year’s 42nd District race between Republican incumbent Doug Ericksen and Democratic challenger Seth Fleetwood, as the parties wrestled for control ...

Lynden Christian students fill four vehicles with food

LYNDEN -— Just before Thanksgiving, Lynden Christian School students collected over 11,000 pounds of food — enough to fill two mini-buses and two vans — for the Project Hope Food Bank. The food drive ...