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All Smiles: Father-daughter duo helps team at nationals

WHATCOM — Alexa Smiley has more than a goal from the girls U17 National Championships in North Carolina in July. She also has a second-place finish. The local Whatcom County Rangers team, with Smiley ...

Bells to host WCL Division Playoff Series Aug. 12 or 13

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells have announced that Bellingham will host a playoff game in the 2014 West Coast League Division Series, and that tickets are now on sale. The Bells, who have clinched ...

Bellingham Bells to host All-Star game in 2015

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells will host the 2015 West Coast League (WCL) All-Star Game, the eighth All-Star game in the league’s history. “We are excited to have Bellingham as the host of the ...

NWWA Fair comes alive on Monday

LYNDEN — It’s almost time again for the Northwest Washington Fair, and that means attractions of all shapes and sizes come alive for six days, starting Monday. The grandstand entertainment looks a ...

Parks District asking for $1M bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District has finalized its plan and will ask voters to approve a $1 million bond this November, with the money aimed at improving parking and restroom ...

Luke Ridnour to host local camp

Luke Ridnour, a Blaine alumnus and current NBA point guard, will be hosting his annual basketball camp on Aug. 6-8 at Blaine High School. Ridnour and  his camp staff will teach participating kids the ...
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Catch a little fish history

LUMMI ISLAND — Learn about reefnet fishing while dining on Pacific Northwest salmon at the Lummi Island Reefnet Festival. The event, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, includes an entire ...

Angelica Flores tops in Lynden’s Got Talent music

LYNDEN -— Angelica Flores, who has performed before at the Jansen Art Center, was judged the winner in the Lynden’s Got Talent contest on Saturday, July 19. The new stage event of the Northwest Raspberry ...

Picnic celebrating local parks is Aug. 5 at Lake Padden

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation will host a community picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to mark the 25th anniversary of the foundation. The event is free and open to ...

City street chip-sealing this week

WHATCOM -— Chip-sealing on three streets within Lynden city limits by Whatcom County crews was rescheduled to start on Tuesday, July 29, city Public Works reported. The work may start as early as 6:30 ...