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Election: Bell, McAuley vie for District 2 port commissioner

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham commission is a nonpartisan elected body consisting of three people across three districts. The board oversees countywide port operations by providing policy direction ...
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Fourplex to replace Grover St. house

LYNDEN — The 110-year-old house on the southeast corner of Grover and First streets will come down within a month to make room for a new fourplex. Fatdog Investments owners Randy and Jennifer Snider, ...

Beware of road delays

WHATCOM — On Thursday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Whatcom County Public Works will do road maintenance at the intersection of Northwest and Axton roads. The work will include a single lane asphalt ...

Search for man missing at Baker Lake suspended

BAKER LAKE — As of Tuesday night, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. there were no more developments in the search for Jason Lee Lovelady, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported. Search operations had covered ...

Maakad is second for state rodeo

WHATCOM ­— Contestant Jeni Maakad from Custer was chosen first runner-up in the Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant held last week in Ellensburg. “She won several categories, but fell short of the top. ...

DelBene on panel in Congress crafting farm bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Northwest Washington Congresswoman Suzan DelBene has been named a member of the conference committee to negotiate a reauthorized Farm Bill. The House of Representatives on Oct. 11 passed ...

Kredit’s geology adult education class repeated

LYNDEN ­— Because a first offering filled up so quickly, popular Lynden Christian High School teacher Harlan Kredit will do a second “Geology of Whatcom County” adult education class. The two-part ...

Farm Bureau annual dinner meeting Oct. 24

LYNDEN ­— The Whatcom County Farm Bureau holds its 2013 annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. A business meeting ...
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All OK after Thursday eve. gas line rupture

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas line at the Main Street bridge site was ruptured by construction machinery early Thursday evening. Several dozen residents living near the Eighth Street area were evacuated as ...

Husband-wife team to lead local organizations

WHATCOM — The husband-wife duo of Dan and Heather Powell will help shape the future of two of Whatcom County’s most community-minded nonprofits, as they have been named to head the Whatcom Family YMCA ...