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Latino festivities coming to Lynden Library

LYNDEN ­— Celebrate the Day of the Child, DÍa de Los Niños, with stories, food, crafts and entertainment on Saturday, April 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. This ...

Career training academy taking applications

WHATCOM — The Northwest Career & Technical Academy provides tuition-free career training in high-wage, high-demand occupations to area high school, home-schooled and GED students under the age of ...

Learn about native plants on local spring walks

WHATCOM — The Koma Kulshan Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society is again sponsoring introductory plant walks for getting familiar with plants native to Whatcom County. These plant identification ...

Trans Mountain to further clean up Smith Road fuel pumping site

BELLINGHAM — Trans Mountain Pipeline LLC plans to clean up petroleum-contaminated soil at its Laurel Station facility, a pump station about four miles north of Bellingham. The cleanup will be conducted ...

Sheriff’s office shut for training

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reception areas will be closed on Wednesday afternoon, April 16, starting at 1:30 p.m., so that all staff can attend a mandatory training event. The ...

Tuesday noon is adults’ time at Milk Makers Fest

LYNDEN ­— Come learn about the dairy industry and milk production, its importance in the food chain and the impact on the environment and Whatcom County’s economy. It’s time for the annual Milk ...
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Teen center sought in DV Mall

LYNDEN — The desire to create a space for teens in Lynden — a wildly cool space, mind you — to call their own has inspired Sean Taylor, director of the nonprofit ministry Big Oak, to draft a plan ...

WSP: Take care driving during Skagit tulip fest

SKAGIT — With the Skagit County Tulip Festival running all of April, the Washington State Patrol asks drivers to prepare for a safe commute to and from the tulip fields. Along with local law enforcement, ...

Lynden Winter Ride bus making one last trip

LYNDEN — Lynden School District’s Winter Ride bus is making one last trip to Mt. Baker for a day of spring skiing or snowboarding and Easter egg fun. This Saturday, April 19, the Mount Baker Ski Area ...

State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in ...