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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 ...

Lynden-based Days for Girls launches a global sew-a-thon

LYNDEN — Local organization Days for Girls International will celebrate the International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by hosting its first annual Global Sew-a-Thon. The local 24-hour event will be held ...

State senators will hear transportation issues Oct. 15

BELLINGHAM — The state Senate Transportation Committee will take local comment Oct. 15 on a proposed new package of state transportation projects. The stop from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Port of Bellingham ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Emergency help available to BTC students

WHATCOM — Four days into a teachers’ strike delaying the start of 2013-14 classes, Bellingham Technical College on Friday afternoon asked media to announce that emergency funding help is available ...

Meridian district sets strategic planning input meetings

LAUREL ­— The Meridian School District has scheduled two community input meetings for the district’s long-range planning process. The meetings will both be at 6:30 p.m. They will be on Tuesday, Oct. ...
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Two mountain roads will reopen this fall

WHATCOM — The path up into the Mount Baker high country will start to clear, as the National Forest Service plans to reopen Canyon Creek and Glacier Creek roads in October and November, respectively. ...

Police find guns, ammo in Double Ditch Rd. home

LYNDEN ­— Police came to a home in the 8300 block of Double Ditch Road on a domestic violence call Sept. 15 and later found plenty of guns and ammo hidden in a safe. Ryan J. Frenna, 36, was initially ...