Shroud of Turin expert to speak March 7 at Mt. Baker Rotary Building

WHATCOM ­— A science photographer and world expert on the Shroud of Turin will speak locally March 6-7. Barrie Schwortz is one of the last scientists to have dealt with the shroud — which some believe ...

Man will do year for holding girl hostage in Lynden

BELLINGHAM — Casey Ronald Cohen, age 38, will spend one year in prison on charges related to holding a 16-year-old girl hostage in his Lynden apartment for six days last November. Whatcom County Superior ...
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State of the Arts: Don’t miss ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ on video

The period of time between January and mid-May tends to bring something of a lull in the movie world. The summer movie season begins in earnest with the release of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness” ...
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VIDEO: Lynden headed to Yakima

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Debated parking ordinance moves to City Council

LYNDEN — While Dari-Tech has tried to make amends with its neighbors along North Eighth Street, a proposed city planning ordinance requiring businesses with off-street parking in residential areas to ...
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Meridian grad to perform in Bellingham benefit concert

BELLINGHAM — Mycle Wastman, a Seattle soul singer who entertained millions of television viewers last fall on “The Voice,” will be the featured performer in a “Liam’s Journey” benefit concert ...

Library executive director choice to be made soon

WHATCOM ­— Four finalists were being considered for the position of Whatcom County Library System executive director, with a preliminary decision made by library trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday, ...

Border Patrol’s no-translation policy gets first review; Sumas contracts separately

WHATCOM ­— The policy on translation services may have changed, but people in the immigrant community remain in doubt about U.S. Border Patrol action on the ground. That became clear at a Feb. 7 listening ...

Local dairies and Darigold get help cutting greenhouse gases

MOUNT VERNON — The Northwest Clean Air Agency will award $3.2 million to three local projects to improve and protect air quality, placing top priority on projects that reduce greenhouse gases. The agency ...
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VIDEO: Lynden Manor Dance

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