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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Recipe Exchange: Northcoast Credit Union employees share recipes

With the annual Bite of Skagit coming up Saturday, July 26, today's trio of recipes come from staff members at Northcoast Credit Union, which is hosting the annual event at Swinomish Casino in Anacortes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Anacortes, WA, Bellingham, WA, Sedro-Woolley, WA

9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Election View: Ericksen wants to build on past accomplishments

Serving the people of Whatcom County is a an honor and a great challenge. Over the past four years we have put in place the foundations to do some great things locally and statewide.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Blaine, WA, Olympia, WA

10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Shuksan honors fire, police departments

Former Bellingham Fire Department captain Kim Hurlburt was the average golfer. He golfed once or twice a year and could make it around the course without too much trouble.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Lummis endorse Knutzen; a call for more grammar funding?

A Republican organizer sent this email on Friday, July 18, inviting people to a fundaiser for state House candidate Luanne Van Werven.

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Related Topix: Lynden, WA, Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County Jail report for July 20

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

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Bellingham Herald

Echoes of War: Mystery of a missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County, Chapter 1

Janet Oakley of Bellingham wrote the first chaper of "Echoes of War: Mystery of the missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County."

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Three parties vie for a north Whatcom state House seat

For the past four years, Republicans have held all three state seats in the district representing north Bellingham, rural Whatcom County and the small cities.

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Related Topix: US News, Bellingham, WA, Personal Finance, Retirement, Lynden, WA

Bellingham Herald

'Echoes of War' serial delves into Bellingham's connection to Civil War mystery

Janet Oakley of Bellingham wrote the first chaper of "Echoes of War: Mystery of the missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County."

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Lynden, WA, Western Washington University, University of Washington

Bellingham Herald

Civic Agenda: Whatcom County coordinates water resources effort

Every citizen of Whatcom County acknowledges the importance of water; from drinking it, irrigating crops, harvesting shellfish, providing animal and fishery habitat and for recreation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Official: Bellingham rail traffic from coal terminal still an issue

More than two years after raising the concern, city officials still don't know whether an extra railroad track would be built along Boulevard Park and the waterfront to accommodate additional trains for a proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Longtime Bellingham auto mechanic ready to retire

Owner Ian Rumford, 72, at Northwest Auto & Electric in Bellingham Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

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Bellingham Herald

North Whatcom County roads to be chip sealed week of July 21

Drivers are advised to take alternate routes Monday, July 21, through Thursday, July 24, when crews chip seal several Whatcom County roads.

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Related Topix: Lynden, WA

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Goggins wants more transparency of PUD water decisions

Whatcom County has a Public Utility District, commonly known as a PUD. The PUD is a county-wide government entity, a municipal corporation, with taxing power and a charter to perform a variety of roles and functions, such as providing water and electricity as a non-profit utility company.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Herald seeks writing, art from Whatcom County seniors

Older Whatcom County residents can showcase their writing and artistic skills by submitting items for Prime Time, The Bellingham Herald's bimonthly publication for county seniors.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Two law offices open in Bellingham

Bill Coats has opened Coats Law PLLC in the Crown Plaza building at 114 W. Magnolia St. He has 20 years of trial experience in Whatcom County and will be focusing on auto accidents, wrongful death and personal injury.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County Jail report for July 17

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

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Bellingham Herald

Foothills Garden Tour benefits Deming Library

Six private gardens in eastern Whatcom County are on display in the Foothills Garden Tour, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Jul 17, 2014

USA Today

Washington county pursues almost no fugitives across state lines

Washington county chases very few fugitives past state line Washington sex offender let go after arrest in Florida Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mkr84o A detective in Florida slapped handcuffs on William Brester several weeks ago, ending his seven-year run from the law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Bellingham Herald

Lummi Nation responds to coal terminal redesign

UPDATE: As promised, I am including in this post the response from Tim Ballew, Lummi Nation chairman, to Gateway Pacific Terminal's alternative site plan.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Bellingham Herald

Fire in Maple Falls destroys RV, damages mobile home

A fire that started in a recreational vehicle and leapt to a nearby mobile home early Thursday, July 17, has left two Maple Falls residents without a home for now.

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Related Topix: Maple Falls, WA

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