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County will begin roadside spraying

WHATCOM ­— About 250 miles of county road shoulder will be sprayed with herbicide to control vegetation and aid in drainage this season, county Public Works announces. Any property owner who does not ...

I-5 at Ferndale to one lane for bridge inspection

FERNDALE — Drivers on Interstate 5 should prepare for possible delays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this week through Thursday, April 14, at the Main Street exit. Washington State Department of Transportation ...

Burgers a partner with Larson Gross

WHATCOM — Todd Burgers, a certified public accountant, has been promoted to partner and joined the ownership team at Larson Gross CPAs & Consultants. Burgers has been with the firm since 2004 and ...

Watson suspended by health officials

OLYMPIA — State health officials have denied the license application of Dan C. Watson (HM.60634460) and immediately suspended his temporary ability to practice as a home care aide while his application ...

Calendar

ONGOING Tai Chi class Improve flexibility and balance in a four-week Beginners Tai Chi class starting April 19 at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. Free for ...

Meetings

Wednesday, April 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda: the ...
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Lynden Line Dancer opening dance saloon

FERNDALE — Jessie Anderson first started line dancing a few years ago because it was a good way to meet people, but she quickly ran into a problem: there just weren’t many places to dance. “I started ...
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Lassoing the Youth Fair

A pair of aspiring cowboys work on their roping skills at last week’s Whatcom County Youth Fair on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Rodeo was just one of many divisions of interest to be pursued, ...
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County five-district map presented

Republicans voice objections; public hearing is at courthouse tonight WHATCOM ­— Everson and Nooksack are just barely in a north-central “farmland” district with Lynden. Sumas is in the big east-county ...

Former Border Patrol station sells for $282k

Guide Meridian property zoned residential LYNDEN — The former Lynden U.S. Border Patrol station has its first owner since the U.S. government gave up on the location in February 2014. In a public auction ...