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    Planning begins for Lake Whatcom's new park land

    The first of several meetings to plan for Whatcom County's newest park is Tuesday, April 29, at Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. The park was made possible by the transfer of 8,844 acres ...

    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4:00 AM

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    Planning for Whatcom County's newest, largest park will begin this spring

    After years of controversy came celebration as about 200 people gathered recently at Bloedel Donovan Park to cheer the transfer of 8,844 acres of forestland around Lake Whatcom from the state to the county for use as a new park. Known as a r...

    Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM

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    Celebration of 8,844-acre land transfer for park is Jan. 25 in Bellingham

    BELLINGHAM - A celebration of the "reconveyance," or transfer of 8,844 acres of forest land around Lake Whatcom from the state to Whatcom County for use as a park, is set for Saturday, Jan. 25. The event, which is open to the publi...

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:15 PM

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    Riot near WWU, grocery changes among top stories in Whatcom County in 2013

    For the first time in years, the recession and the weather did not dominate Whatcom County headlines. Not a single storm system even made a list of staff nominations of top stories of 2013. And while the economic recovery is still far fr...

    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 4:00 AM

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    Top 10 Whatcom political stories of 2013

    What a year it was for politics in Whatcom County. Count it as a good year if you're left of center. Progressives reasserted their majority status in the county, as two liberal newcomers ousted two conservative incumbents on the County Cou...

    Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 2:49 PM

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    Civic Agenda: 2013 a busy, fruitful year for Whatcom County government

    It was a busy and productive year for Whatcom County government and I wanted to use the editorial space this month to provide a very brief summary of what we accomplished and remark on some of the highlights. To begin, in January, we were...

    Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 12:15 AM

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    Vargas, Petree in race for Bellingham council seat

    BELLINGHAM - Pinky Vargas faces Clayton Petree in the race for a four-year term on City Council. The winner in the Nov. 5 election will take the Ward 4 council seat now held by Stan Snapp, who steps down at the end of 2013. Vargas, 46, i...

    Friday, October 25, 2013 at 5:45 PM

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    Candidates Knutzen, Browne have different visions for Whatcom's future

    When asked to name the issue most important to voters, most candidates for Whatcom County Council say "jobs." Incumbent Bill Knutzen and his challenger, Rud Browne, agree on that. They part ways on the types of jobs the area should...

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 6:45 PM

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    Challenger appears as antidote to property-rights advocate on Whatcom council

    Kathy Kershner's victory in her first election four years ago helped tip the balance of the Whatcom County Council to the conservative side. The new council reversed some decisions made before the election by allowing more areas of denser, u...

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 5:15 AM

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    Backs Browne for County Council

    I am very impressed with County Council candidate Rud Browne. Rud and his family have lived here for over 20 years. He has been heavily involved in community activities. He has extensive business experience, founding a company that grew to over ...

    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM

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