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Tenmile Creek clean water project meeting on Feb. 12

LAUREL — The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project. The agenda for the next meeting, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at BelleWood Acres, 6140 ...

Two injured in Blaine Rd. crash

BLAINE — Two Blaine men were injured in a one-vehicle accident on the Blaine Road just after midnight Monday, the Washington State Patrol reported. David L. Rebman, 43, was driving with Colin J. Golden, ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Class participants ...
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County will keep up rural water appeal

WHATCOM ­— The County Council will continue a court fight for existing rural water rights. The newly configured council for 2014 unanimously made that decision at the start of its Jan. 28 meeting, but ...

Walking home, hit by an owl

LYNDEN ­— Arie Honcoop was walking home along Depot Road the evening of Jan. 20 when a funny thing happened to him — it was fairly scary, actually. He was hit by a snowy owl. The 84-year-old was returning ...

Overstreet wants to lift ‘senior project’ mandate

OLYMPIA — A proposal by 42nd District Rep. Jason Overstreet would prohibit the state Board of Education from requiring students to complete a culminating project for graduation. The bill was heard by ...
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Lynden Manor readers chat with bestselling author

LYNDEN ­— The book club readers at Lynden Manor got a treat last Friday — hearing the author of “The Boys in the Boat” and his fuller account behind the current bestseller. Writer Daniel James ...
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Trail camera catches cougar roaming near Nooksack

NOOKSACK — Fred and Cindy Vos thought they saw a bobcat roaming the trees behind their Sorenson Road home. Chuck Kleinhesselink, who lives on Alm Road adjoining the Vos land, thought the potential sighting ...

City Council backs school bond

LYNDEN ­— The City Council voted unanimously in support of the Lynden School District bond issue now before voters. Mayor Scott Korthuis also expressed his support. Schools Superintendent Jim Frey was ...

Farm Bill gets conference committee OK

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday, Jan. 27, a majority of the members on a joint House-Senate conference committee to negotiate a new Farm Bill approved a report on a final five-year Farm Bill. Congresswoman ...