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Kids’ events this week at Fairway

LYNDEN — A hay maze for kids will be set up in the Fairway Center east parking lot Thursday through Saturday, said Gary Vis, executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. An opportunity for horse ...

Harlan Kredit to teach geology to willing adults

LYNDEN — Harlan Kredit, longtime Lynden Christian High School science teacher, will lead a two-part adult class titled “Geology of Whatcom County” on two Mondays, Oct. 7 and 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. ...

Oct. 7 candidates’ focuses on human services

BELLINGHAM — The candidates’ forum of the Bellingham Food Bank and other agencies focuses on human services — questions of hunger, affordable housing and poverty. The forum will be on Monday, Oct. ...

Red Cross helps out after Sept. 27 Ferndale fire

FERNDALE — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to a fire on Brown Road on Friday, Sept. 27. The fire caused major damage to the home, displacing two individuals and their dog. Red ...

Senior driver refresher class

BELLINGHAM — The next AAA driver improvement program for seniors will be on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Christ the King Community Church, 4173 Meridian St. The cost is $16 per person. ...

Monday is last day to register online or by mail for Nov. 5 election

WHATCOM — Are you registered to vote in the Nov. 5 general election? Have you moved or changed your name? Monday, Oct. 7, is the deadline for online or mail-in changes to your voter registration, announces ...
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Local shutdown effects?

WHATCOM ­— With Congress failing to find an 11th-hour settlement on funding, the federal government went into shutdown mode Tuesday lacking money to pay for routine services and personnel. Hundreds ...
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Expanded music festival starts Saturday

LYNDEN ­— The 2013 Lynden Music Festival, expanded to eight days this year, opens with a concert at noon on Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Jansen Art Center Chamber Hall, 321 Front St. The festival continues ...

BTC strike ends after four days

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Technical College students were in class as of Monday, Sept. 30, as the college ratified agreements at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, ending a four-school-day strike that pushed ...

Life Chain forms Sunday at 2 p.m. on Meridian St.

BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. hundreds of local Christians and clergy will line the sidewalks of the Guide Meridian between Kellogg and Telegraph roads to form the 22nd annual Whatcom County ...