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ONGOING Children’s garden The Veggie Patrol at the Children’s Story Garden of Hovander Park now has open registration for this season. The weekly program runs April through October. These hour-long ...
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‘Burt Wonderstone’ not so ‘Incredible,’ but not terrible either

Box office flops are something of an inevitability in Hollywood. Tinseltown puts out seemingly countless movies week after week, and audiences certainly can’t afford to see each and every one of them. ...
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No place to go for meat packing

WHATCOM ­— Local farmers continue to wait, and hope, for additional slaughter facilities to take animals for meat packing in the agricultural north county. As it stands now, there are too few buyers ...
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Lummis reassert senior water rights

BELLINGHAM ­— The Lummi Nation reasserted its senior water rights in Whatcom County at a Thursday meeting intended to restart water resource planning talks that stopped in 2009. Jeremy Freimund, water ...
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Coronation of an ambassador

From left, Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador candidates Janis DeJager, Alexandra Bergsma and Samantha Douge receive applause at the coronation banquet sponsored by Dairy Women Friday evening in Bellingham. ...
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Estimates in for school fixes

LYNDEN — It’s been a long process, but the Lynden School District finally has some numbers to consider pertaining to the district’s facility needs. The results of a study and survey performed by ...

Monday evening fire off West Badger destroys mobile home

LYNDEN — A single-wide mobile home was destroyed on property about 1,000 feet off West Badger Road Monday evening, said North Whatcom Fire & Rescue operations chief John Swobody. No one was injured ...
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Making Kendall safer: Local coalition to improve traffic

KENDALL ­— In February 2002, a car launched itself over the berm adjacent to Kendall Elementary School and into the parking lot, careening and crashing directly into a classroom and totaling another ...

City Council OKs new parking rule

LYNDEN — In the end, the City Council went 5-2 in favor of tighter rules for off-street parking. Commercial and industrial operations in residentially zoned areas of town will have to use their own parking ...
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Lightcatcher designer’s life work featured within walls he helped create

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building serves as its flagship piece of art, an entire building showcasing not only the exhibits inside, but also the art of architecture. And now the ...