Ecology and port looking at Blaine Harbor cleanup

BELLINGHAM — Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and the ...

Extra officers out over this weekend

WHATCOM ­— Washington law enforcement agencies will take part in a special impaired-driving crackdown March 14-18 over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Extra officers from the Bellingham, Ferndale, ...

CharterFest April 27-28 on waterfront

BELLINGHAM — At the eighth CharterFest at Squalicum Harbor April 27-28, more than 50 sailboats and powerboats will be on display to climb aboard and explore, with vessels available for sale, charter ...

Regular Bellingham Farmers Market restarts April 6

BELLINGHAM ­— The regular weekly Bellingham Farmers Market resumes on Saturday, April 6, with Opening Day festivities at 10 a.m. at the Railroad Avenue location. The final monthly winter market takes ...

Lisiecki to sign his book here Friday

LYNDEN — Local resident Johannes F. Lisiecki will sign copies of his book “Following a Dream, Second Edition” on Friday, March 15, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Lynden Community/Senior Center, 401 ...

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ONGOING Community play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “The Legacy,” written by Mark Harelik, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre through March 17. The story follows the Estanitskys, the only ...
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Looking ahead at 2013’s movie offerings (we can’t wait for some)

In the movie world, it’s fun to look ahead. We’re two and a half months into 2013, and the year’s movie slate thus far hasn’t exactly been impressive. The highest grosser so far is “Identity ...
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The Woods Coffee opening 14th county location Monday

BELLINGHAM — It has been months in the making (remodeling, actually), but Lynden-based The Woods Coffee will open its 14th Whatcom County location on Lakeway Drive on Monday. The site, which has housed ...
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Lining up the dominoes, er, priorities — together

LYNDEN ­— Working together, Lynden-area leaders should try to get the first domino to fall, and that domino is, by consensus, a new Lynden Middle School. The school’s replacement could set in motion ...
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Lynden qualifies 19 business leader competitors for state

STANWOOD — A quick look at the Northwest Region Future Business Leaders of America Conference results reveals that Lynden High School appears quite a few times. That’s because the 29 students that ...