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Food & Farm Finder guide released as 2013 Bellingham Farmers Market opens Saturday

WHATCOM — Sustainable Connections has released its free 2013 Whatcom Food & Farm Finder, the region’s comprehensive guide and map to local food and agriculture just as the Bellingham Farmers Market ...

Port envisions new airport Holiday Inn hotel

BELLINGHAM — Travelers could enjoy a full-service hotel at the Bellingham International Airport if a hotel development plan by the Port of Bellingham is approved and moves forward. “We recognize that ...

Ericksen calls Inslee tax proposals ‘just plain wrong’

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, GOP-Ferndale, on March 28 criticized Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal for new taxes totaling $1.4 billion in the next two years, including tax increases on businesses, oil refineries, ...

LHS alumni reunion planners looking for photos of two old country schools

LYNDEN ­— The committee planning this summer’s Lynden High School alumni reunion is looking for photos of two of the many country schools that were absorbed into the Lynden School District decades ...

Court Docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held on March 27, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Giovanni Aragon Pena, 22, of Lynden, making a false statement to a public servant. Jarrid Gharet, 26, of Yakima, ...
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Meridian schools’ ‘revival’ continues

LAUREL — Sometimes, “ahead of schedule” is a bit of an understatement. That’s the case this week, as Meridian High Schoolers move into their new 50,000-square-foot education building. The original ...
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Still forging ahead after 50 years

LYNDEN — When Ken Stremler was 19, he had a rough day at work at Snow Ford Sales, cutting his head on the under side of a car and smashing his finger with a tool in quick succession. By lunch break he ...

Nooksacks fight disenrollment from tribe

DEMING — Four Nooksack Indian Tribe members have filed suit in Tribal Court to try to stop tribal leaders from disenrolling 306 people, or about 15 percent of total membership of the Deming-based tribe. ...

Law enforcement hunted fugitive near Sumas Tuesday

SUMAS — One man was in custody and another was on the run Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Border Patrol searched the foothills east of Sumas for the armed suspect. At 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Border Patrol agents ...
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One millionth local CREP tree to be planted

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District will have a special event to celebrate the planting of the 1 millionth native tree in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in Whatcom County. After ...