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Progressives elected to County Council

WHATCOM ­— The “progressive” slate of four candidates won a clean sweep over the “conservative” side for the County Council in the Nov. 5 general election. The leaders each held a vote margin ...
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A veteran-style salute

Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts were involved, along with sponsoring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9301, in the Veterans Day service at the Lynden Community Center on Monday. Matthew Aamot was the speaker ...
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A hot dog-styled visit in Lynden

The Wienermobile from Oscar Mayer, one of six that travels the nation, made a stop in Lynden last week. On Friday (as seen here) it was outside The Food Pavilion and Saturday outside of Safeway. This version ...

Topic: How to join two state routes at Kendall

KENDALL — The Washington State Department of Transportation wants public input on just how to improve the intersection of the Mount Baker Highway (SR 542) and Kendall Road (SR 547). A public open house ...

Faith Community Church a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child donation boxes

LYNDEN — Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, is ramping up as Lynden residents prepare to collect more than 1,200 gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection ...

Final statement of impacts of new jail is released

BELLINGHAM ­— Whatcom County has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Whatcom County Adult Corrections Facilities and Sheriff’s Headquarters project that is planned for a Ferndale ...

With new name, group invites partners toward ‘restorative justice’

WHATCOM — What has been known as the ReEntry Coalition of Whatcom County is now the Restorative Community Coalition. “After seven years of research on the social issues of crime, safety and community ...

Financial advisor Paulsen headlines Thursday Silver Reef a.m. event

FERNDALE — Jim Paulsen, a nationally prominent financial advisor/analyst with Wells Fargo, headlines a program along with Whatcom County economist Hart Hodges this Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Whatcom Business ...

Properties in tax foreclosure to be auctioned Nov. 22

BELLINGHAM ­— Whatcom County’s annual auction of real property in tax foreclosure will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the council chambers of the County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave. County Treasurer ...

SSK doing Turkey Drive again

WHATCOM ­— The Snapper Shuler Kenner insurance agency has begun its second annual Turkey Drive. Both the Lynden and Bellingham offices are accepting donations of $15 for each turkey. SSK will match ...