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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 ...
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Bellingham teen killed in Hannegan collision Saturday

LYNDEN — A 17-year-old Bellingham girl passed away on Saturday in a broadside collision on Hannegan Road. Inna S. Reva, who was driving with her stepfather, 42-year-old Leonid P. Shintar of Bellingham, ...

School menus to feature locally grown foods as part of Taste of Washington

WHATCOM ­— Several local school districts will be serving locally grown food to students this week, said Mardi Solomon of Whatcom Farm-to-School Support Team. The emphasis will be on either Wednesday ...

Darigold: Expect loud blasts from plant on Oct. 10

LYNDEN — The Darigold plant will emit some loud blasts on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, during required boiler stack testing, said plant manager Ethan Buckmier. This has been done before and caught people ...

City wastewater treatment plant wins operations award

LYNDEN — For the fourth year in a row, the City of Lynden has received a Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award from the Washington State Department of Ecology. Each year, DOE evaluates ...

Drainage meetings cover all of county

WHATCOM — County drainage and diking districts are holding their annual public meetings in cooperation with the River and Flood Division of Whatcom County Public Works. Supervisors and commissioners ...

Zion Lutheran welcomes pastor Becky Langholz

FERNDALE ­— Zion Lutheran Church, 7215 Valley View Rd., hosted a convocation of 28 Whatcom County ministers on the evening of Sept. 19. The occasion was the ordination and installation of Zion’s newly ...

Lummi Island ferry due back in service today

WHATCOM ­— The Lummi Island ferry is scheduled to return to service on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at approximately 3 p.m. Whatcom County Public Works said. However, that the date is contingent upon the Whatcom ...

Health Care: 1,000 brokers trained to help enroll in state health plans

OLYMPIA — The Washington Health Benefit Exchange says that more than 1,000 registered insurance brokers will be available to help Washingtonians enroll in new health coverage options through Washington ...