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Best to return your Feb. 10 election ballot by Monday

  BELLINGHAM — Ballots in the Feb. 10 special election need to be postmarked or returned to a drop box or to the County Courthouse no later than 8 p.m. that day. In fact, the post office encourages ...

All-route ride $3

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Transportation Authority riders can now purchase a $3 day pass good for unlimited rides all day on all routes except Route 80X to Mount Vernon.   A day pass for Route 80X ...

GasBuddy: Price slide has halted

  SEATTLE — Average retail gasoline prices in Washington fell 3.2 cents per gallon in the week ending Feb. 1, averaging $2.12 per gallon.   This compares with the national average that rose 2.7 ...
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Tractor Supply Co. filling former Cost Cutter building

LYNDEN — The long-standing question of what will go into the former Cost Cutter building at 19th and Front streets has an answer: Tractor Supply Company.   The Tennessee-based company with nearly ...

MBHS has special claim upon ‘Boys in Boat’ book

  WHATCOM — As “The Boys in the Boat” book and author Daniel James Brown make a splash locally this month, Mount Baker High School can make a unique claim: One of the boys was a MBHS graduate ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

  BELLINGHAM ­— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1.   Crawford said in a letter read at the end of the evening’s meeting ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

  BELLINGHAM ­— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1.   Crawford said in a letter read at the end of the evening’s meeting ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Celeste Mergens: Lynden-based Day For Girls has grown to over 70 countries

  Celeste Mergens has by now told the story countless times. She was in Kenya in 2008 to help with the living conditions at an orphanage there when she awoke one night at 2:30 a.m. with a burning question ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Dick Decima: Exacting efficiency for the multiple good of the community

There was a little smile on Dick Decima’s face when he explained how the Washington Heritage Register officials told him they had never before seen an application quite like the one he helped submit ...

City to tighten up on stormwater runoff rules

  LYNDEN ­— The city will go through more steps than before to make sure its stormwater runoff isn’t polluting the Nooksack River.   Lynden has moved into a higher level of compliance with ...