Local writer/speaker adds her gifts to craft show mix

WHATCOM ­— Just when you thought a craft show must involve the creative use of ceramics or curly willow, along comes a speaker and writer to this week’s Lynden event. Try … creative use of words. ...

Kershner, Buchanan in District 1 council race

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom County Council incumbent Kathy Kershner and challenger Barry Buchanan portrayed the county’s land use battles through different lenses as they spoke at a candidates forum Thursday, ...
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Michelle Luke brings planning issues needing solution

WHATCOM — For candidate Michelle Luke, her second shot at a Whatcom County Council seat isn’t like the first. That’s because the Lummi Island resident didn’t just walk away from local issues when ...
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Election: Carl Weimer seeks third term, citing ‘huge’ issues coming up

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer had to stop and think about it before eventually deciding to seek a third term representing Whatcom County District 3. “I like mixing it up and getting fresh blood in there,” ...

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. ...

Mystery theater Saturday benefits Everson library

EVERSON ­— Friends of the Everson Library present a mystery theater benefit on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Glen Echo Community Club building, corner of South Pass and Goodwin roads. Audience members themselves ...