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Krause Manufacturing shutting down at Laurel, moving to San Diego

LAUREL — After 50 years in operation in Whatcom County, Krause Manufacturing, 6059 Guide Meridian Rd., will move its equipment to parent company CP Group’s world headquarters in San Diego. Krause will ...
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Local proposal was highfalutin act

LYNDEN ­— Ira “Dean” Hagins went to extra depths and heights to make his proposal to Nicole McDonald on Saturday. As in planting trees — well, almost — and flying an airplane. After the shock ...

Local berries not tied to hepatitis outbreak

LYNDEN ­— The Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports this news related to the Townsend Farms berry mix blend that has been in the news as the source of a hepatitis outbreak: The frozen raspberries ...
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Boxx Berry Farm kicking off 53rd year

FERNDALE — Mike Boxx is pretty proud of his strawberries. He’s so proud and protective that he sends some of them all the way to a Skagit County processor just because they guarantee to send the exact ...

Joe Moser to be given another World War II award on Sunday

WHATCOM ­— Joel Moser, local World War II aviator and winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross award, will receive an additional medal given to airmen who parachuted in combat. The presentation will ...

One-lane traffic coming to Badger

WHATCOM ­— One lane of State Route 546 (East Badger Road) at Lynden will remain open at all times as preparation for roundabout construction gets under way at both the Depot and Bender road intersections. ...

Balloon release Thursday will be memorial for Merle Wright

LYNDEN ­— A year after Merle Wright died, balloons will be released in memory of him from the Lynden Community Center at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, said his wife, Loretta. “This was his second ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Harding to retire from YMCA

WHATCOM — It’s been a tremendous ride for Dave Harding. The director of the Whatcom Family YMCA still recalls his first day working with the YMCA back in the early 1970s. He was in his 20s as he began ...

Digging begins at plant site

LYNDEN ­— Five years of study and design give way to the start of actual construction of a new Lynden water treatment plant this week. IMCO General Construction Co. was awarded a $26.9 million bid in ...