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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Elections: Buys would promote industrial hemp, water for farmers if elected

If Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, defeats Democratic challenger Joy Monjure in this November's general election, he hopes to continue in the same main role he had in this year's session of the Washington state Legislature.

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Related Topix: Lynden, WA, Bellingham, WA, Blaine, WA, Nooksack, WA

4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

The Woods Coffee to offer single-serve cold brew coffee

July 29, 2014 - The Woods Coffee today announced its plans to sell its Cold Brew coffee in new single-serve, 12-ounce to-go bottles beginning this week.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Lynden, WA

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Lost River Winery in Winthrop getting better every year

The old adage that "a good bottle of wine gets better with age" can also apply to a number of time-honored Washington wineries.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Winthrop, WA, University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Recipe Exchange: Blue Ribbon Apple Crisp a fair favorite

The Northwest Washington Fair sponsorship coordinator says she "learned to make this dessert with my great grams, Johanna Landaal.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Lynden, WA, Anacortes, WA, Mount Vernon, WA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

State Senate races: Republicans are dishing dirt through the mails

Republicans have signaled early, in two key State Senate races, that they are ready to go negative with crude attack mailings with November's election day still 99 days away.

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Related Topix: US News, Bellingham, WA, Dick Cheney

Bellingham Herald

DelBene, challengers in primary differ on immigration, Obamacare

In one of Whatcom County's most competitive primary races, voters will be able to take their pick of 1st Congressional District representative from a list that includes a Democrat, an independent, and a handful of Republicans whose views differ about as much as their listed party preferences.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Bellingham Herald

Supports McClure for PUD commission

I am writing to express my support for Jeff McClure, who is running for re-election to his post as commissioner for Whatcom County PUD No.

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Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County Jail report for July 27

Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail.

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Related Topix: Lynden, WA

Bellingham Herald

Echoes of War: Mystery of a missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County, Chapter 2

Troy Luginbill deepens the story in "Echoes of War" in the second chapter of the six-part serial work of historical fiction set in Whatcom County.

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Related Topix: Lynden, WA

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham writer recounts ups and downs of healthcare during wife's 18 months with fatal brain tumor

Bob Duke with his book, "Waking Up Dying: Caregiving When There Is No Tomorrow," at his home in Bellingham, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham sailor Ward Naviaux navigates across Pacific Ocean in Pacific Cup race

Bellingham sailor Ward Naviaux could hardly describe his emotions upon capturing his first glimpse of the lush, vibrant green hills hanging over Oahu's Kaneohe Bay.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Community Foundation about to make memories at new home

Whatcom Community Foundation staff member Rachel Myers meets with scholarship selection committee volunteers Leslie Farris, Cheryl MacPherson and Ken Marshall in the Foundation meeting room, which hosts hundreds of community meetings each year.

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Bellingham Herald

Neighbors may not appreciate the stinky smells of summer

Fresh cut lawns, fragrant flowers, salty breezes blowing off the bay - these are some of the pleasant signs in the air that summer is here.

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Related Topix: Fire, Birch Bay, WA, Lynden, WA, Peaceful Valley, WA

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham's Wild Bird Chalet on the move to nearby space

Owner of Wild Bird Chalet Valeri Wade paints the trim on the wall at the new location Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 108 Ohio St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Residents: High-density proposal for Sunnyland risks Bellingham neighborhood's charm

City planners say rezoning a crumbling parking lot for high-density housing is a sensible way to make room for new residents without sprawling into rural parts of Whatcom County.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

The News Tribune

Peace Arch concerts celebrate Northwest cultures

People planning to be in the area of Peace Arch State Park on the U.S.-Canadian border in Whatcom County might want to visit Aug. 3 for the start of the Peace Arch International Concert Series.

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Related Topix: La Push, WA, Anacortes, WA, Blaine, WA

Bellingham Herald

New archery run hits the mark

Krieger owns and operates her own race directing business called Hamster Endurance Running and is always looking for a new race idea to benefit the community.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

FYI: Whatcom County Council endorses plain language in documents

That's why he proposed, and the council unanimously approved last week, a "plain language" resolution clarifying how acronyms should be handled in county documents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Father-daughter bond: Tour de Whatcom gives single dad quality time with kid

With Mt. Baker in the background, Monty Brown and his daughter Nicole ride down Ulrich Rd. as they and other riders compete in the 2013 Tour de Whatcom on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Ferndale.

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Related Topix: Ferndale, WA, Birch Bay, WA

Bellingham Herald

Hundreds seek help at Project Homeless Connect in Bellingham

Hundreds of people showed up to get their eyes checked, their teeth worked on and their hair cut Friday, July 25, during a one-day event at Bellingham High School to help the homeless and the poor.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Lynden, WA, Maple Falls, WA

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