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Prize-winning drama ‘Rabbit Hole’ at Claire vg Theatre Feb. 5-22

  LYNDEN ­— “Rabbit Hole,” which won a 2007 Pulitzer Prize for drama, opens a three-week run Feb. 5 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre.   It’s about a happy couple whose lives are turned ...

A call for kindness for Feb. 9-15

  LYNDEN ­— It’s official. You should do random acts of kindness Feb. 9-15.   The Lynden City Council on Monday approved and Mayor Scott Korthuis signed a proclamation making next week Random ...

Conservation district position up for its own March 10 election

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District has an election for one local supervisor position on Tuesday, March 10. All registered voters in Whatcom County are eligible to vote.   However, ...

Learn about septic inspection at Feb. 12 event

  WHATCOM — The county puts on its next free septic inspection workshop on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferndale Whatcom Educational Credit Union building, 5659 Pacific Highway, Ferndale. ...

WSO ‘Night in Italy’ features Paul Erhard on double bass

  BELLINGHAM — Double bassist Dr. Paul Erhard is the featured performer with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. in the Mount Baker Theatre. The orchestra is conducted by ...

Dept. of Ecology fines Lynden-based firm for spill

  SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Lynden-based Alaskan Leader Fisheries LLC $11,000 for a 2013 oil spill into Elliott Bay from one of its fishing vessels.   The Bristol ...

Dairy Day Jan. 28 in Olympia

  OLYMPIA — On Jan. 28 the Capital building was filled with farmers, dairy women and youth dairy ambassadors — it was the annual Dairy Day at the Legislature.   Janis DeJager, the current Washington ...

WSDOT files $17M suit in bridge collapse

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Transportation has filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair from the 2013 over-height vehicle collision that caused a portion ...

Fewer IRS forms at Lynden Library

  LYNDEN — Because of Internal Revenue Service cutbacks, Whatcom County residents seeking printed tax forms will find fewer of them in their community libraries.   “Some basic forms may be ...

DNR Mt. Baker area topography map updated

  OLYMPIA — The area around Mount Baker is one of the new map updates from the Washington Department of Natural Resources, the agency announced on Feb. 2.   In all, three new maps have been published ...