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Border survey answers where travelers are going

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Council of Governments (WCOG) has partnered with Western Washington University’s Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI) to conduct a large-scale survey of travelers through the ...

Roadwork closing roads throughout county, Lynden

Weekend closure coming for SR9 WICKERSHAM – Construction to open up fish habitat upstream of State Route 9 roughly one mile north of the Whatcom-Skagit county line will mean two weeks of single-lane ...

Court docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held on June 12, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Barry Bruington, 50, of Lynden, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Fined $300. Stephanie Ballesteros, ...
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State of the Arts: So they have puffin cruises in Washington …

This past weekend, my girlfriend and I went on a puffin cruise. Now, before anybody tries to tell me that this activity ages us by 30 years or so, let me just inform you that we’re fully aware of this ...

Democrats host County Council open house

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Democrats is launching a coordinated campaign to elect four candidates to the Whatcom County Council. The campaign will support incumbents Carl Weimer (District 3) and Ken ...
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Making a Razz Fest

LYNDEN — There are more raspberries slated for this July’s Lynden Raspberry Festival. And more festival, too. The annual event, which draws between 20,000 and 25,000 visitors into downtown Lynden, ...

Lynde 500 plans ‘secret’ for big year

LYNDEN — Beyond serving as “definitely a kick in the pants,” the Lynde 500 plans to offer up a new twist for the 11th running of the push-kart derby on Labor Day (Sept. 2). Tom Entrikin, a Lynde ...

County 2Q home sales surge

WHATCOM — Whatcom County’s housing market continued to gain strength in this year’s second quarter with more homes sold than in any comparable quarter since 2007, according to a real-estate report. ...
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Sumas shooting stars

Thousands of sun-soaked visitors streamed into Sumas Saturday for a parade, events and a fireworks show as part of the city’s annual Community Days…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

New vantage point for Fourth fireworks over Bellingham Bay

BELLINGHAM — There’s a new spot to watch Bellingham’s Fourth of July fireworks show — the former Georgia Pacific mill site pier. The Port of Bellingham will open a portion of the site, now known ...