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Inslee appoints new WCC trustee

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Bellingham resident and retired business executive John Pedlow to the Whatcom Community College board of trustees. Pedlow began a five-year term Dec. 15, 2015. ...
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Winter sun provides outdoor reprieve

The Stimpson Family Nature Reserve off Lake Louise Road south of Bellingham can be a great day trip in winter in Whatcom County. Though lesser known, the 230-acre site was created over 15 years ago by ...

Discuss digital impacts on children Friday in Ferndale

FERNDALE — The topic will be the impact of the digital world on children’s brain development at “Issues That Matter,” the annual learning and discussion forum sponsored by the Whatcom County Library ...

Sailing ships in county ports this summer

ABERDEEN — The 2016 summer ports of call of Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and companion vessel Hawaiian Chieftain have been announced, including Bellingham and Blaine. The vessels ...

Taco Time offers coupon booklets to nonprofits

WHATCOM — Taco Time NW offers a fund-raising opportunity for local nonprofits with free coupon books usable at Taco Time NW. The coupon books are free for local nonprofit organizations from now through ...
Weddings are the focus of Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo. (Courtesy photo)

Bridal expo Sunday in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — Local wedding professionals will be gathered Sunday, Jan. 24, for the annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo from noon to 5 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Dr. The largest ...

Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 21 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County Council chambers, Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 8 a.m. The board will reorganize and consider ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., presents “The Crucible” at 7 pm. on Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. Tickets: $6 at the door. January ...
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Making ‘Mary Poppins’ at Lynden Christian

The rehearsing is coming down to real performances next week of “Mary Poppins” at Lynden Christian High School. From left, Ava Hill, Haley Ponnech, Andrew Hoekema and Jack Vander Griend play their ...

Groups join in Tenmile water testing

District farmers also want to know sources of contamination WHATCOM — Farmers in the Laurel Watershed Improvement District and area residents in the Tenmile Clean Water Project, a group of volunteers ...