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Cantwell visiting local farm today

WHATCOM — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is scheduled to tour Bellewood Acres apple farm at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. and hear from northwest Washington berry growers and agriculture researchers on Wednesday, ...

You should have your ballot soon

BELLINGHAM — Ballots were being mailed to Whatcom County registered voters on Friday, Oct. 18, with a new, simpler ballot return envelope. There will be no more tricky flap folding when returning your ...

Galvez-Cruz, sought in beating, turns himself in

BELLINGHAM ­— Visente Levi Jon Galvez-Cruz, wanted by authorities after allegedly beating his estranged girlfriend in Lynden Oct. 1, surrendered himself at the Whatcom County Jail Wednesday morning, ...

Port candidates on Thursday slate

BELLINGHAM — Candidates for Port of Bellingham commissioner and Bellingham City Council meet in a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Bellingham Municipal Court, 2014 C St. The last ...
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A find from the ‘60s

LYNDEN — Cheryl Hicks, owner of Hats Off at 406 Front St., thought she had a basic remodel project on her hands. But once she took down a slat wall near the rear of her store, she saw a cement wall with ...

Furniture store gets familiar (new) tenant

LYNDEN — Gary Bode, owner of Lynden’s Colony House Furniture since he started it on Front Street in 1977, thought he’d walk a block down the street to see about renting the storefront windows of ...

Rud Browne outspending local candidates

WHATCOM — Of the eight Whatcom County Council candidates, no one has raised as much cash or spent as much as at-large candidate Rud Browne. The newcomer to county politics has raised total campaign contributions ...

Galvez-Cruz, sought in beating, turns himself in

BELLINGHAM ­— Visente Levi Jon Galvez-Cruz, wanted by authorities after allegedly beating his estranged girlfriend in Lynden Oct. 1, surrendered himself at the Whatcom County Jail Wednesday morning, ...
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Third Church celebrating 75th

LYNDEN ­— Third Christian Reformed Church, young enough for some members to remember the start, celebrates its 75th anniversary this weekend. A dinner and program open to the community will begin at ...

Local writer/speaker adds her gifts to craft show mix

WHATCOM ­— Just when you thought a craft show must involve the creative use of ceramics or curly willow, along comes a speaker and writer to this week’s Lynden event. Try … creative use of words. ...