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    Whatcom foresters ask for 'no net loss' of timberland

    The first proposal by the Whatcom County Forestry Advisory Committee is a big one. The County Council will consider a request Tuesday, July 22, to establish a "no-net-loss" policy for working timberland. If off-limits national fore...

    Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4:00 AM

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    Bellingham ultra runner will try again to complete quest from Bellingham to Baker - and back

    At base camp on Mount Baker and shy of the halfway point of a 108-mile trek from Bellingham Bay to the summit, a group of runners weighed their desire for history against the forces of Mother Nature. Visibility was down to as little at 50 fe...

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:15 PM

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    Run from Bellingham Bay to Mount Baker might revive legendary marathon

    BELLINGHAM - On the morning of Friday, June 27, eight runners will head out from the beach at Cornwall Avenue on the first leg of a 108-mile journey that will take them from Bellingham Bay to the summit of Mount Baker, and then back again. T...

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

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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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