Snowshoe in the National Forest starting from the Glacier station

  EVERETT — Get outdoors and learn about winter ecology while taking a guided snowshoeing walk in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. No experience is needed for the February and March walks ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, ...

Conservation planning on private land offered free

  SPOKANE — The Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering a free conservation plan on private land in Washington State through the Voluntary Natural Resources Conservation Plan sign-up. ...

Jan. 13 workshop helps businesses know state taxes

  OLYMPIA — Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small ...
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Martin’s game at even greater heights

  LAUREL — Meridian senior point guard Alex Martin exploded onto the local sports scene last season, averaging 14.8 points per game and earning second-team All-Northwest Conference honors in his ...
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Lancaster returns to the court

  LYNDEN — The moment couldn’t come soon enough for Lynden Christian senior point guard Makayla Lancaster.   Last week, it finally arrived.   After suffering a torn ACL in the quarterfinal ...
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Schwinden, Baker win Sedro-Woolley tourney

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Mount Baker earned first place as a team at the Woolley Women’s Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 3 at Sedro-Woolley High School, as three Mountaineer wrestlers notched wins in their respective ...

Baker boys’ wrestling places two at Schmunk

  WARDEN — Mount Baker only took six wrestlers, all of whom were underclassmen, to the Schmunk Invite on Saturday in Warden, but still placed two in the top five of their respective weight classes. ...

Voter registration changes for Feb. 10 election due soon

  WHATCOM — Have you moved? If so, you may need to update your address for voting in the upcoming Feb. 10 local special election.   County Auditor Debbie Adelstein advises voters to take care ...

Local collection sites for recycling fluorescent lights

  OLYMPIA — Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.   Dropoff ...