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Democrats back Sidhu, Monjure and Fleetwood

WHATCOM — Three legislative candidates for positions in the state 42nd District have been endorsed by Whatcom Democrats. They are: Satpal Sidhu for Position 1 and Joy Monjure for Position 2 in the House ...

Foothills garden tour will help Deming Library

DEMING — Six beautiful gardens in the foothills area can be toured from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 19-20 with proceeds benefiting Friends of the Deming Library. The gardens are expected to be at the ...

Teen hiring rules aim for safety

OLYMPIA — As the summer hiring season for teens is here, it’s important for employers to understand how the safety rules change for teens. Put simply, the law requires employers to treat teens differently ...

Deadlines are July 7 for primary election voting

BELLINGHAM — To vote in the Aug. 7 primary election this year, the deadline for mail-in registration or address changes is July 7, says County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. July 7 is also the deadline for ...
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How an abandoned house serves a city

LYNDEN -— Recruits got needed training in firefighting, also saving the city some money, at the controlled burn of an old house on Saturday, said Lynden Fire Chief Gary Baar. The fire at 285 18th St. ...

Church land rezone effort resurfaces

LYNDEN — Remember 2012 and City Bible Church’s attempt to rezone 18.6 acres north of the church at Main Street and Guide Meridian Road from residential to regional commercial? The application has returned ...

Revamped county EMS system kicks in

WHATCOM — Effective July 1, the county is now on a new but still unified system for providing emergency medical services (EMS) response. Whatcom County Fire District 7 of the Ferndale area joins the ...
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Long-married couples honored, tell stories

LYNDEN -— She was too young to get married in Colorado, so Peggy and Kenneth Gundel drove the 30 miles north to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and tied the knot there — in a blizzard. The date was Feb. 9, 1940. ...
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Lynden Relay tops $108k

LYNDEN -— When the head people of Relay For Life of North Whatcom met for a final prep meeting on June 17, the goal of reaching $100,000 looked to be out of reach. The fundraising stood at around $72,000, ...
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Lynden Farmers Market kicks off

LYNDEN -— The 2014 season for the Lynden Farmers Market was opened Thursday at Fourth and Front streets and will continue now on Thursday afternoons into October. A blessing for the season was read by ...