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A helping hand in the Foothills

WHATCOM — For Georgina Furlong-Head, it’s all about the patrons, and it always has been.   Furlong-Head, branch manager of the North Fork Library in Kendall, began working in the Whatcom County ...

Tennant Lake gets rebuilt boardwalk

FERNDALE — Whatcom County residents will benefit from an improved viewing experience at Tennant Lake, thanks to a Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife project that added a new layer of lumber ...
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Fairgrounds craft show this week

Lynden teacher and Blaine resident Evelyn Hoefakker is launching her cookbook, “Such Great Recipes,” at the March 19-21 Spring Craft & Antique Show. (Courtesy photo)   LYNDEN — Handcrafted ...

One heroin arrest at Sandy Pt. Heights could lead to more

  FERNDALE — At about 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 13, after several months of investigation, deputies of the Whatcom Gang and Drug Task Force executed a search warrant for heroin in the 4500 block of ...

CF benefit horse event this Sunday at fairgrounds

  LYNDEN — Joining with the goals of the ended Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-Thon, the Melanie Ann Plagerman Memorial CF Benefit Show will take place Sunday, March 22, in the Washington Tractor Arena of ...

Bond-support rally planned for 9 a.m. March 25

  LYNDEN — The Citizens for Lynden Schools group is planning a Saturday, March 28 rally to drum up support for the upcoming school bond election.   Festivities will be based at the Northwest ...

LPD: Beware of newest scam phone calls

LYNDEN — Phone calls to Lynden residents warning of a threat of arrest if the call receiver doesn’t send money to the IRS or U.S. Treasury should be ignored and treated as a scam, according to John ...

Vaulting on horseback is free show

  LYNDEN — Equestrian vaulting, a sport of dance and gymnastics on horseback, returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds as a free competition open to the public March 27-29.   “Vault ...

Slater Road work mean flagged traffic at Elder

  WHATCOM ­— Starting Thursday, March 19, a contractor will be working to repair Slater Road roadway settlement west of Elder Road, Whatcom County Public Works reports.   The work is expected ...

County launches new website, open to comment

  WHATCOM ­— At 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, the county flipped the switch on a new county website to the public. The url for the site is: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/.   Now that the site is “live,” ...