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Harding to retire from YMCA

WHATCOM — It’s been a tremendous ride for Dave Harding. The director of the Whatcom Family YMCA still recalls his first day working with the YMCA back in the early 1970s. He was in his 20s as he began ...

Digging begins at plant site

LYNDEN ­— Five years of study and design give way to the start of actual construction of a new Lynden water treatment plant this week. IMCO General Construction Co. was awarded a $26.9 million bid in ...

10-year volunteer veteran hired in Fire District 1

EVERSON — Whatcom Fire District 1 has chosen its first-ever career firefighter, and his name is Greg Macy. A 10-year volunteer veteran with the district, Macy was chosen from a pool of 10 top candidates ...

Serving Lynden different than Iraq for new Edward Jones man

LYNDEN — Eric Ludwig considers himself fortunate. Having worked for Edward Jones financial services out of the Fairhaven office since August 2012, Ludwig was able to jump to Lynden when Will Mouat left ...

Public Meetings

Wednesday, June 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, June 6 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Renata Kowalczyk announces for port commissioner

Renata Kowalczyk, a Bellingham resident and businesswoman, is running for the District 1 position on the Port of Bellingham Commission. Also in the race for the seat being vacated by longtime commissioner ...

Dan Robbins touts his background in business for port position

Dan Robbins, a lifelong resident of the Bellingham community, is running for the position of Port of Bellingham commissioner in the 1st District. He and his wife, Kathy, a retired school teacher, have ...

Barry Buchanan taking on Kershner

“Farmer Ben” Elenbaas, an advocate for local foods and local food sustainability, announced his candidacy May 15 for the Whatcom County Council seat in the 2nd Council District. The incumbent is Ken ...

‘Farmer Ben’ Elenbaas running for County Council in 2nd District

“Farmer Ben” Elenbaas, an advocate for local foods and local food sustainability, announced his candidacy May 15 for the Whatcom County Council seat in the 2nd Council District. The incumbent is Ken ...

City IDs property needed for eventual Pepin Creek creation

LYNDEN -— The City Council on Monday approved a right-of-way plan showing the strip of land that will be bought from 14 different land owners to create a new stream flow corridor. The acquistion between ...