Public meetings

Monday, Nov. 4 • Lake Whatcom Policy Group (Bellingham and Whatcom County council representatives), garden room of Civic Center Building. 322 N. Commercial St., 9:30 a.m. • Lynden City Council Finance ...

County raspberry production up almost 10 percent in 2013 harvest

WHATCOM ­— Red raspberry production in Whatcom County this year was 63.4 million pounds, up almost 10 percent over last year, the Lynden-based Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports. The total ...
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No passing the Mendoza line

FERNDALE — Last Wednesday, during a Lynden football practice, the electricity was reaching unmeasurable levels. The pads were cracking and bodies were flying all over the turf as the Lions prepared for ...
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Big change for Magnusson

BELLINGHAM — Before the start of the season, Meridian cross country runner Collin Magnusson had a monkey he needed to get off his back. The junior speedster knew there was something holding him back. ...
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Intense ending for Lion football

FERNDALE — Tough, nail-biting games are something Curt Kramme and the Lynden Lions are not used to. Over the past two seasons, Lynden has hardly left the gridiron on a Friday night breaking a sweat. ...

Down to the wire

WHATCOM — This year has gone according to plan for Meridian soccer coach Andrea Ames. Her Trojans ended the 2013 regular season atop the 1A standings in the Northwest Conference, posting an 11-3-2 record. ...

Meridian gets back on track

LYNDEN — After losing a heartbreaking overtime contest to the Blaine Borderites in week seven, Meridian knew it had to get back to its winning ways to enter the postseason with some swagger. On Friday ...

Lynden’s LTI Inc. wins EPA award

LYNDEN — Local hauling company LTI Inc. was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for commitment to environmentally efficient trucking and shipping practices. Based at 8631 Depot ...

Habitat needs help for Birch Bay Women Build

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity will host an informational meeting on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Cordata Community Food Co-Op’s upstairs Community Room, 315 Westerly Rd., for anyone interested ...

Ballots due back by next Tuesday

WHATCOM — Voters must have ballots postmarked no later than Tuesday, Nov. 5, to be valid in that day’s election, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. The post office suggests mailing by Monday, Nov. ...