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Many local offices up for election in 2021

Three council positions in Ferndale to be on the ballot By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM — If it’s an odd-numbered year, it’s a local election year. City ...

Lely system is on four local farms; three more await

Operations of Plagerman family have led the way lately By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Local Daritech Inc. is the dealer for the Lely brand of robotic milking ...

Both metrics for staying in Phase 3 are exceeded

Lynden district COVID case rate is now 464   WHATCOM ­— The weekly Tuesday case-count numbers from the county health department bear out the fact of a COVID spike in the Lynden ...

Four victims stabbed at 2 a.m. party; Lynden man arrested

  WHATCOM — At around 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Everson and Sumas police officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 7600 block ...

North Cascades Hwy. reopens

  NEWHALEM ­— After weeks of clearing efforts, road repairs and avalanche control, the North Cascades Highway was reopened to drivers last week. This scenic route provides more ...