Social issues forum Thursday

BELLINGHAM — Hunger, homelessness and social services will be topics at the Oct. 16 forum featuring candidates for Washington state legislative districts 40 and 42. The forum is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ...

Ballots being mailed today —two days earlier

WHATCOM — Ballots for the Nov. 4 general election will be mailed to Whatcom County registered voters on Wednesday, Oct. 15. This is two days earlier than in prior elections to allow extra time for mail ...

African Children’s Choir here Oct. 29

LYNDEN -— The African Children’s Choir, with local chaperones, performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. The children bring their smiles, voices and ...

County partners working toward ebola readiness

WHATCOM — With the Ebola epidemic in West Africa now a growing global concern, partners in Whatcom County are trying to be proactive. The Whatcom County Health Department is working closely with PeaceHealth ...

Fall Craft & Antique Show in 25th year this week at fairgrounds

LYNDEN -— The 25th annual Fall Craft & Antique Show returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds this week Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 16-18. Bring a friend and enjoy all the booths featuring ...

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ONGOING Christmas cantata Rehearsals begin Oct. 29 in Third CRC, 514 Liberty St., for the Christmas Choir Cantata of combined Christian Reformed Churches. Joseph Martin’s “The Voices of Christmas” ...
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Lynden Christian junior and UW commit Kara Bajema is a special talent

LYNDEN — As a sophomore last spring on the Lynden Christian girls’ basketball team, Kara Bajema averaged 13.3 points per game, was named The Bellingham Herald’s All-Whatcom County Girls’ Basketball ...

No. 1 Lions survive scare, preserve streak

BURLINGTON — None of Lynden’s last 33 games have been closer. None have had an outcome that was more in doubt. But when the final whistle blew on Friday night, the end result was a very familiar one. ...
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Young’s big play sparks No. 10 Meridian’s rout

LAUREL — After forcing turnovers on back-to-back Meridian possessions and scoring a touchdown to make it a seven-point game near the end of the third quarter, Nooksack Valley had built some momentum. ...
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Short powers Baker with another big performance

LYNDEN — Liam Short once again ran through a conference opponent on Friday night. This time, the victim was Lynden Christian. After bruising his way to 217 yards rushing and three touchdowns against ...