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BelleWood special events planned

LYNDEN ­— These are upcoming holiday season events at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and both breakfast and lunch are served in the Country Cafe. • Nov. ...

Lynden’s Faber Construction opens King County office

LYNDEN — Faber Construction has opened a King County office to expand its presence in the Seattle area. The Lynden-based company was founded in 1987 and maintains its headquarters on East Grover Street. ...

Abortion survivor to speak Tuesday

LAUREL — Full of joy, hope and passion in defense of the unborn, Gianna Jessen will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, followed by a meet-and-greet opportunity, at Meridian High School. The free ...

Gingerbread contest part of port holiday fest

BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham’s Holiday Port Festival will be Dec. 4-6, and a gingerbread contest open to the public is part of it. The deadline to turn in an entry form is Wednesday, Nov. 25, ...

Studded tires now allowed

OLYMPIA — With winter on its way, now’s the time to be sure you and your vehicle are prepared for snow and ice. The keys to a safe, stress-free winter-driving season are: slow down, ensure you’re ...

Correction

Whatcom County Fire Districts 1 and 14 requested increases in their property tax levy. Those propositions only require a simple majority, not 60 percent, so they are in passing status at 55.2 and 56.5 ...

Whatcom eligible for windstorm recovery aid

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended federal disaster aid under the Public Assistance program to three additional Washington counties affected by the Aug. 29 severe ...

Retired Skagit judge appointed trustee

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed retired Superior Court Judge John M. Meyer of Mount Vernon to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “John Meyer has served the state in many ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 11 • Many public offices, schools and businesses are closed for Veterans Day. • Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project, BelleWood Acres community room, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., 6:30 p.m. ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” at 7 p.m. Nov. 12, 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the NVHS Performing Arts Center. $10 for adults, $6 for ...