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Boys & Girls Club sets Lynden discussion meeting on future plans

WHATCOM — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County is in the process of gathering community input through a series of roundtable meetings. “This is a significant part of the strategic plan our ...

Everson spaghetti dinner Saturday benefits Oso landslide victims

EVERSON — The Everson Lions Club is planning a Saturday, April 12, spaghetti dinner that will be a benefit for the Oso mudslide victims. The cost will be donations only that will go 100 percent to victims ...

Next Claire vg show, ‘Mouse That Roared,’ starts May 1

LYNDEN — “The Mouse That Roared” will be the next production at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, on stage May 1-18. This is a hilarious comedy about the tiny European Duchy of Grand Fenwick that is ...

First-quarter home sales show mixed prices

WHATCOM — The median price of first-quarter home sales in the county rose 1.6 percent to $249,000, according to real-estate agent Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group. However, that increase was due primarily ...

Local Democrats convene Saturday

WHATCOM — On Saturday, April 12, Democrats around the state will gather to discuss and update their county platforms, which are statements of beliefs, goals, and hopes. In Whatcom County, the convention ...

Fire Commissioner Gary Knaus retiring

ACME — Gary Knaus has served the Acme Fire Hall for 38 years, first as a firefighter and then as a Fire District 16 commissioner. The district is hosting a retirement party to thank him for his years ...

Clean audit for dairy products

OLYMPIA ­— The Washington State Auditor issued a clean audit of the financial records of the State Dairy Products Commission for the years 2011 and 2012…. This content is for subscribers only. ...
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Youth Fair is appreciated far and wide

LYNDEN ­— The Meek family, from Rochester in Thurston County, definitely counts on the Whatcom County Youth Fair each spring. “We come up because it’s the best spring fair in the state of Washington,” ...
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Henry Miller knows the buzz around town

DEMING — Getting a $300,000 offer from entrepreneurs Mark Cuban and Robert Herjavec isn’t something that most 16-year-olds experience. Turning down that offer? That’s probably even rarer. But, leave ...

Measles cases hit Whatcom

WHATCOM ­— Six county people, including five in one household, had contracted measles from the British Columbia outbreak as of last week. The sixth, a woman in her early 20s, worked at Lynden Dutch ...