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Planning for new Lake Whatcom park property is open to public

  BELLINGHAM — Help plan Whatcom County’s newest park. A meeting will be on Wednesday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.   In 2014, about 8,800 ...

Adelstein will run again for county auditor

  WHATCOM ­— Debbie Adelstein has announced her intention to run for another term as Whatcom County Auditor this year. Fling week for local candidates is May 11-15.   “It hardly seems possible ...
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February not warmest ever, but mighty close

CLEARBROOK — So maybe the February we just lived through wasn’t the warmest one on record, but it wasn’t far off.   With an average high temperature of 53.5 degrees, according to the official ...

Kremen quitting politics after 31 years

  WHATCOM — Pete Kremen, after 31 years in elected office at the state and county levels, will retire from politics at the end of his current County Council term, he announced Monday.   “This ...
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Farmer concerns: Food safety, trade

  LYNDEN ­— Not dairy and berries directly so much, but concerns about food safety and trade rules came to the fore at a meeting of local farmers with Rep. Suzan DelBene last week.   About 20 ...

LC dinner/auction fundraiser March 13

  LYNDEN — “Flashback to the 70s” is the theme of the Friends of Lynden Christian Schools’ dinner auction to be held on Friday, March 13, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Buildings. ...

County to take more comment on amending marijuana code

  WHATCOM — The county Planning Commission will again be taking comment Thursday, Feb. 26, on amending Title 20 code to define and regulate recreational marijuana type uses as allowed by Washington ...

John Deere to be at home show March 6-8

  LYNDEN — Washington Tractor’s 2015 Drive Green Demo Days will be featured on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 6-8 as part of the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show.   At the ...

Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...

Hovander Park plant sale May 9

  FERNDALE — The annual plant sale of WSU Whatcom Extension will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Hovander Homestead Park.   Locally grown tomato plants, perennials, herbs and ...