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Sessions build confidence, life planning skills

  BELLINGHAM — Registration is now open for free career and life success courses offered by the Whatcom Community College Turning Point program. Graduates gain skills and confidence to launch new ...

42nd District lawmakers in Bellingham Saturday

  BELLINGHAM — The state 42nd District’s three legislators will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 14, at Whatcom Community College. The gathering will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Syre ...

Free counseling offered at WWU

  BELLINGHAM ­— From April 1 through June 5, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling under faculty supervision to members ...

Lynden Door opening Collaboratory Center downtown

LYNDEN — One of Lynden’s largest businesses will soon have a downtown presence, with Lynden Door planning a “Collaboratory Center” on Front Street.   John Ridder, Lynden Door senior vice president, ...

Conservation District election gets pumped up

  LYNDEN ­— From just 30 votes last year to thousands this year — such was the increased interest in the Whatcom Conservation District election held Tuesday.   District executive director ...

City to save money on phones, internet

  LYNDEN ­— With two new address sites in 2015, the city is also getting a new phone service provider.   A new public works yard and headquarters are being set up at 745 E. Badger Rd. Meanwhile, ...

Three running for county Dairy Ambassador

  WHATCOM — Tickets can now be reserved for the March 27 Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador Coronation and Banquet event, to be held in Hampton Inn’s Fox Hall of Bellingham.   The 59th annual ...

You can help with salmon habitat restoration

  WHATCOM — Come join with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association and help restore streamside habitat for salmon. Tools and gloves will be provided; just come wearing sturdy shoes, long pants ...

County digs into Comp. Plan revision process

  WHATCOM — The county has started updating its Comprehensive Plan, a big project that must be completed by June 30, 2016.   The Washington State Growth Management Act requires counties to periodically ...

Realignment project crimps Mt. Baker Hwy.

  MAPLE FALLS — Travelers on State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) should expect delays near Maple Falls this week as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation ...