Meridian district sets strategic planning input meetings

LAUREL ­— The Meridian School District has scheduled two community input meetings for the district’s long-range planning process. The meetings will both be at 6:30 p.m. They will be on Tuesday, Oct. ...
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Two mountain roads will reopen this fall

WHATCOM — The path up into the Mount Baker high country will start to clear, as the National Forest Service plans to reopen Canyon Creek and Glacier Creek roads in October and November, respectively. ...

Police find guns, ammo in Double Ditch Rd. home

LYNDEN ­— Police came to a home in the 8300 block of Double Ditch Road on a domestic violence call Sept. 15 and later found plenty of guns and ammo hidden in a safe. Ryan J. Frenna, 36, was initially ...
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Bellingham teen killed in Hannegan collision Saturday

LYNDEN — A 17-year-old Bellingham girl passed away on Saturday in a broadside collision on Hannegan Road. Inna S. Reva, who was driving with her stepfather, 42-year-old Leonid P. Shintar of Bellingham, ...

School menus to feature locally grown foods as part of Taste of Washington

WHATCOM ­— Several local school districts will be serving locally grown food to students this week, said Mardi Solomon of Whatcom Farm-to-School Support Team. The emphasis will be on either Wednesday ...

Darigold: Expect loud blasts from plant on Oct. 10

LYNDEN — The Darigold plant will emit some loud blasts on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, during required boiler stack testing, said plant manager Ethan Buckmier. This has been done before and caught people ...

City wastewater treatment plant wins operations award

LYNDEN — For the fourth year in a row, the City of Lynden has received a Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award from the Washington State Department of Ecology. Each year, DOE evaluates ...

Drainage meetings cover all of county

WHATCOM — County drainage and diking districts are holding their annual public meetings in cooperation with the River and Flood Division of Whatcom County Public Works. Supervisors and commissioners ...

Launching Success changes hands

BELLINGHAM — After 10 years directing the growth of the Launching Success Learning Store, owners Dan and Barbara Sanford are passing ownership to two of their employees. The Sanfords said that, to the ...

Lynden native named as chef at Lakeway Inn

BELLINGHAM — Lynden native Derek Som, who has 16 years of food-service experience, has been named executive chef at the Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn & Conference Center. The Lakeway Inn has also ...