Everson plans new to-school sidewalk

EVERSON — Kids walking to Everson Elementary School will be a great deal safer once a planned new sidewalk is in place. “Ideally it would connect the bridge in town up to the elementary school,” ...
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Lewis 100: A look back at Farmers Equipment, started in 1935

At age 71, Ken Stremler has been around for much of the life of Farmers Equipment Company, which was founded in April 1935. Located in the building that now houses Katz Coffee in downtown Lynden, Farmers ...

Anniversary approaches for Baker inn

MAPLE FALLS — The Mount Baker foothills area is home to a treasure known worldwide. The Inn at Mt. Baker, located off the Mt. Baker Highway just past Maple Falls, is modeled after a chalet you might ...

Lyncs the team to beat in local VB

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian volleyball coach Kim Grycel only graduated three seniors last year, and her extensive returning roster is looking to make waves in the Northwest Conference and beyond this ...
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Early hits at local jamborees

Blake Mellema charges across the line of scrimmage in Lynden Christian’s jamboree matchup against Blaine on Friday…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...
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LEWIS 100: North Washington Implement takes root in 1917

Washington Tractor began its life as a statewide business in November 2010 when Liberty Farm and Lawn, Barnett Implement and Lynden’s North Washington Implement Co. merged to open seven stores throughout ...

New Spider-Man movie doesn’t swing high enough

Sam Raimi’s first two “Spider-Man” movies remain two of my favorite comic-book movies. They deftly mix some decidedly dark plot elements with an undeniably fun demeanor that proves simply hard to ...
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Hello, new school year

Students in Renee Haan’s second-grade class at Lynden Christian Elementary School show eager faces on their first day of school on Tuesday. Lynden public, Nooksack Valley and other schools begin today…. ...
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Good to Go brings pasties to markets

WHATCOM — When Holly Bumford opened the doors of Good to Go Meat Pies in early 2012, she aimed to bring a hearty meal option to Everson, one that families could grab on the go. More than two years later, ...

Schools set to start soon

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair is done, and for kids around the north county, that means school is right around the corner. Here are the start dates for local districts and schools: • Lynden ...