E. Smith, Skagit truck accidents claim two lives

  WHATCOM ­— A 68-year-old Deming man died early Saturday, Jan. 3, after his vehicle left the 3300 block of East Smith Road, struck a mailbox and rolled over, the Washington State Patrol reported. ...

Featured author will be at Jansen Feb. 24

  WHATCOM — The annual county-wide program to read one book together has been awarded a $3,500 matching grant from Humanities Washington to support the 2015 program.   The Whatcom County Library ...

Calendar

ONGOING January Series received locally The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is videostreamed to 510 Liberty St., Lynden, at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 7-27. Viewing the 21 lecture and cultural ...

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 ...