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Election View: Van Werven would cut regulation, support farms, families
I decided to run for state representative because I think that my experience, service and leadership opportunities have prepared me to be an effective legislator.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Historic clockworks in Lynden
Troy Luginbill, right, shows Lynden Pioneer Museum volunteers Robert Boice, left, and Rich Abbe, center, historic clockwork exhibit Wendesday, July 9, 2014 at the Lynden Pioneer Museum.The Lynden Pioneer Museum is hosting a exhibit on historic clockworks from West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Whatcom Horticultural Society hosts garden tour July 12-13
Whatcom Horticultural Society presents its annual self-guided tour of six Bellingham gardens, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12 and 13, 2014.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Man charged with molesting teen boy at Lynden tractor pull
Charging papers allege Adrian Henry Butler, of Marysville, invited the middle-school-aged boy into his trailer last month during a power-pulling competition at Berthusen Park.
Second pot store in Bellingham to open at 4:20 Thursday afternoon
"We are opening tomorrow at 4:20 p.m. We'll be open 'til midnight. We'll let our customers sleep in," said Aaron Nelson, senior vice president of operations for 2020 Solutions.
Whatcom County Jail report for July 8
Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into the Whatcom County Jail.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Backs Van Werven for 42nd District
I believe Luanne Van Werven is the most qualified to fill the post for the open state house seat in the 42nd District.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Two Bellingham retail marijuana stores to open Tuesday, July 8
Employees get ready for the first day of marijuana sales at 2020 Solutions in Bellingham, Monday, July 7, 2014.
Rascal Rodeo to give those with disabilities chance to ride at Lynden fair
Cowgirls and cowboys will get a chance to ride the "fearsome bucking bronco" Midnight in a different kind of rodeo at the Northwest Washington Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Rascal Rodeo is a free, all-ages event intended to give those with physical and mental disabilities a shot at riding like the cowboys and cowgirls from the American frontier.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Two Bellingham stores set to be among first to sell recreational pot in Washington
Employee April Gates, left, investor Ward Nelson and employee Anna Lallas prepare to open the Top Shelf Cannabis store in Bellingham during training Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Puget Sound Angler derby gets summer started
The 2014 summer saltwater salmon fishing got underway Tuesday, July 1, and the fairweather season's first angling contest is just around the corner.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
A River Runs Through Greg Klassen Living Edge Tables
Located in Lynden, Washington, USA, Greg Klassen is a woodworker that is inspired by the idiosyncrasies within wood slabs before they have been milled into standard shapes and sizes.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Whatcom party endorsements for 2014 elections
Endorsements of the candidates whom Whatcom County voters will see on their 2014 ballots have been trickling in, and I thought I'd round them up and present them here and now.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Lllamas at the Ferndale Library
Pygmy Paradise 4-H members show three therapy llamas from JNK Llama Farm to a crowd of kids outside the Ferndale Library Tuesday, July 1, 2014.The llamas will be visiting the Everson Library July 23 and the Lynden Library July 24, both at 10:30am.
Jansen Art Center hosts July 3 artists' reception and July 6 concert with Mary Pickford films
Violinist Maria Newman and the Guemes Island Chamber Musicians perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. in Lynden.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Everson man gets 5 years for DUI crash that killed friend
An Everson man was sentenced to five years in prison Monday, June 30, for a drunken-driving crash that caused the death of his friend in April 2013.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Lynden house to burn Saturday for training
Crews will be burning the home as part of a training exercise for the Lynden Fire Department that will last from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Traffic will be detoured for the surrounding block, on the west side of Fairway Plaza.
New bakery opening in Everson
The bakery is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at 102 Everson Road, right on the bend that turns into Main Street.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Restaurant Update: New eateries continue to open in Whatcom County
Earlier this month Rock and Rye Oyster House opened its doors in The Herald Building on 1155 N. State St., with a grand opening scheduled for Tuesday, July 1. The restaurant/bar offers a seafood dinner menu, full bar, outdoor seating and a mezzanine area.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Bellingham's Oltman Insurance to merge with Lynden's S&V
S&V Insurance of Lynden has agreed to merge with Bellingham's Oltman Insurance, effective Tuesday, July 1. No immediate changes are planned for either office, said Darin DeYoung, who owns Oltman Insurance with Ann Medina and Ken Van Ry.