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Bill would crack down on dairy farm safety

OLYMPIA ­— Dairy workers, the United Farm Workers and state labor and faith groups gathered at 12 noon on Monday, Jan. 18, at the state Capitol to announce introduction of House Bill 2484, a dairy safety ...

Ballots sent out for Feb. 9 election

WHATCOM — Ballots for the Feb. 9 special election were mailed Jan. 20 to all registered voters, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said. All Whatcom County school districts and Fire Protection District ...

Farm transition guidance goes three Thursdays

LYNDEN ­— ​“Our Farms, Our Futures” is a three-part series to be presented on Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and 11 (attend all or one) from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St. ...

Grange baking contest open to all on Feb. 16

LYNDEN — The 2016 Grange-sponsored County-wide Baking Contest will be on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Entries are due at Ten Mile Grange between 10 a.m. and noon. That evening, everyone is welcome to attend a 6 ...

Ferndale forum on death, dying issues for youths

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Library System invites the public to an informal discussion about how children and teens face and process death, and the role literature can play helping them make sense ...

Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 28 • Lynden School Board, middle school library, 516 Main St., Lynden, 6:30 p.m. The board hears a budget update and holds a work session. • Whatcom County Planning Commission, Planning ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden Christian High School presents the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” with Haley Ponnech as Mary and Jack Vandergriend as Bert, on Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 4-5 at ...

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM

IN THE ESTATE OF: WOLFGANG J. KROCZEK, DECEASED. PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS No. 16 4 00039 1 RCW 11.40.030 The person named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person ...
Located off Birch Bay-Lynden Road, vacant land may have a new use.

RDS has plans for former Lynden dump

LYNDEN — The former Lynden landfill site, full of garbage from pre-1989, has sat for nearly 30 years with its potential liabilities. Ferndale-based Recycling and Disposal Services (RDS) has a plan to ...
Carrie Subelbia, pictured supporting the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, crafted this cake at the Lynden Safeway.

Local baker heading to Super Bowl for cake competition

LYNDEN — Carrie Subelbia went to the back of the Safeway bakery, where she has been the store’s head decorator since it opened in 2002, to grab a few hours — or maybe four or five — to work on ...