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Traveling cougar attacks Jersey cow north of Ferndale

FERNDALE — State workers came up empty when they attempted to trap a cougar blamed for the death of a local cow.   The Jersey cow, owned by a family farm on Kickerville Road near Grandview, was out ...

Helping Hand grants now available for county park, trail improvements

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Foundation announces its 2015 Helping Hand grant program for groups and organizations working on projects to improve their parks and trails.   Grants ...

Kendall trail design charette planned

KENDALL — On April 25, 2015, the Kendall-Columbia Valley Connectivity Plan Association invites all interested parties to attend a public open house at 6 p.m. at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center, ...

Comment on Draft EIS to be taken to May 15

  WHATCOM ­— The county is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan and associated development regulations and also reviewing Urban Growth Areas. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement ...
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Village Books to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Village Books is joining Avenue Bread as an announced tenant for the Waples Mercantile Building, now in construction downtown and set to open this fall.   “It’s no longer an official ...

Ballot drop-off deadline Tuesday

  WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein reminds Lynden School District voters that ballots for the $48 million bond special election must be postmarked or deposited in a ballot drop box no later ...
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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...
A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed for the day due to lack of power. Crews were working for Puget Sound Energy at the site Wednesday to get power restored by afternoon. Hannegan traffic was kept flowing as normal. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sheared telephone pole causes power blip

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Court docket

  Lynden Municipal Court was held Jan. 21, 2015, and the following people were found guilty:   Rose De Lima Carrazco, 53, of Lynden, allowing an unauthorized person to drive. Fined $250.   Terry ...

Everett leaving Meridian High

Principal has taken job at Squalicum; search process already underway LAUREL — Meridian High School Principal James Everett announced on Monday that he has accepted the position of principal at Squalicum ...