April 9 meeting deals with how to replace culverts

  WHATCOM — Do you have a stream or ditch on your property? Do you have a road or driveway crossing over the stream? If so, you probably have a culvert. These pipes are often too small to carry proper ...

Calendar

ONGOING Craft show The 29th annual Spring Craft & Antique Show runs March 19-21 in the Northwest Washington Fair’s Haggen Expo Building. The show includes over 100 vendors from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ...

Nurses to give two scholarships

  WHATCOM ­— The Mount Baker Nurses Association will give out two scholarships for up to $750 each to county residents enrolled in an RN nursing program or an RN pursuing additional education in ...

Farmers are addressing water issues

  An adequate supply of clean water is crucially important to every Whatcom resident. Farms are no different. We depend on water and have responsibilities to manage water on behalf of the rest of the ...

OPINION: Sunshine Week: An open local government

by Jon Mutchler   Sunshine Week reminds us that good government is transparent, not secret. Democracy requires that the press, special interest and advocacy groups, as well as average citizens remain ...

Letters to the editor – March 18

Odd Lynden doesn’t support its schools   We pay full for all taxes and incur all expenses to live in Lynden. Yes, we are American citizens and yet cannot vote on any issues in Lynden or Washington ...

Public meetings

Thursday, March 19 • Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Commission, Tennant Lake Interpretive Center, 5236 Nielsen Ave., Ferndale, 6 p.m. • Nooksack Valley School Board, district offices, 3326 E. ...
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Missing Scooter ‘the guy’

  LYNDEN — Standing at 6-7, Lynden senior forward Scooter Hastings is a towering presence.   And the Cal Poly Pomona commit — who was recently named Class 2A state Player of the Year by the ...
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Lots to like in Lynden’s season-opening victory

  LYNDEN — With his team missing three key players and starting a defender at goalkeeper in the season-opener on Monday, Lynden head coach Drew Smiley wasn’t quite sure what to expect.   “We ...
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Bats hot, fielding not in Lions’ season-opener

  LYNDEN — After losing just one starter from a team that finished third in state last season, a strong, experienced Lynden team is eyeing another deep run this year.   And the Lions got a measuring ...