Heron Center groundbreaking

BIRCH BAY — A groundbreaking ceremony for the planned BP Heron Center for Environmental Education is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Birch Bay State Park’s lower day-use area. The ceremony includes ...

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WEDNESDAY Garden club The Birchwood Garden Club hosts Krista Rome to discuss backyard beans and grains at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St., Bellingham. ...
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Working together as one

LYNDEN — The chemistry on the field within the Lynden Christian soccer team is always in sync. With a roster that welcomed back eight seniors from last season, the team operates at a high clip and has ...
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Meridian schools’ ‘revival’ continues

LAUREL — Sometimes, “ahead of schedule” is a bit of an understatement. That’s the case this week, as Meridian High Schoolers move into their new 50,000-square-foot education building. The original ...
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Still forging ahead after 50 years

LYNDEN — When Ken Stremler was 19, he had a rough day at work at Snow Ford Sales, cutting his head on the under side of a car and smashing his finger with a tool in quick succession. By lunch break he ...

Nooksacks fight disenrollment from tribe

DEMING — Four Nooksack Indian Tribe members have filed suit in Tribal Court to try to stop tribal leaders from disenrolling 306 people, or about 15 percent of total membership of the Deming-based tribe. ...

Law enforcement hunted fugitive near Sumas Tuesday

SUMAS — One man was in custody and another was on the run Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Border Patrol searched the foothills east of Sumas for the armed suspect. At 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Border Patrol agents ...

Western men into National Semifinals; Women lose in semifinals but offer tribute to NV grad Erika Ramstead

The day after the Western Washington University women lost in its National Semifinals basketball bid, the men advanced to the semifinals by defeating Florida Southern University 96-82 in Louisville on ...

Western women use overtime to advance to National Semifinals

The Western Washington University women’s basketball team needed overtime on Tuesday, but earned an 80-76 win over Nova Southeastern University (Florida) to reach Wednesday’s national semifinals. ...
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One millionth local CREP tree to be planted

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District will have a special event to celebrate the planting of the 1 millionth native tree in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in Whatcom County. After ...