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    Lyncs win state title

    YAKIMA — After 18 consecutive trips to the state tournament, Lynden Christian volleyball now has a ...
  • School board considers facilities

    LYNDEN -— Public school board members received a pair of recommendations for new school buildings from ...
  • Standoff leaves one dead

    DEMING -— A 37-year-old man died in gunfire with a county sheriff’s special response team, after ...
  • Retail center rezone hearing delayed

    LYNDEN — Word was sent to 19th Street residents on Monday that the retail partner in the proposed North ...
  • Lynden schools’ goals detailed

    LYNDEN — The Lynden School District recently released its Strategic Plan outlining the district’s ...
  • Republicans keep 42nd District

    WHATCOM -— Local Republicans surged to victory on the national wave in the Nov. 4 election, with Luanne ...
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    Election results 2014

    Doug Ericksen, Luanne VanWerven, Vincent Buys and Jeffrey McClure all winning easily…. This content ...
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    First north Whatcom pot retail store open

    WHATCOM — Having opened one of the first recreational marijuana stores in the state on July 10 in downtown ...
  • Readers Care Fund to help the hungry

    LYNDEN -— The need for basic food sustenance continues in the Lynden area, even if it seems hidden ...

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No new date for retail center public hearing

LYNDEN — Powell Development put a stop to the public hearing on the North Sound Retail Center that had been scheduled for Nov. 13. Now it remains in the court of the development company whether that ...
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Readers Care: Center’s hot meals a big effort

LYNDEN -— What does it mean that a hot noon meal is provided each weekday at the Lynden Community Center? The picture certainly includes these pieces: Lynne Heeringa, as head cook, planning the menu ...

Is Lynden’s Christmas tree in your backyard?

LYNDEN — Maybe it was a former Christmas tree planted years ago or simply a tree that you’ve long felt had vast community Christmas tree potential. Either way, the Lynden Downtown Business Association ...
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Anti-gravity treadmill lifts rehab weight

LYNDEN — Trevor Ware, 30, went two years without walking, so it was an emotional time for his mom, Pam, when he took his first unassisted steps recently while on an anti-gravity treadmill. “The first ...

Whatcom Family YMCA looking for new CEO again

WHATCOM — Former Whatcom Family YMCA board member Bill Ziels knows how the YMCA runs. He will need to put that to quick use, stepping in as the organization’s interim CEO following the resignation ...

WTA may not sell Lynden property

WHATCOM -— Lynden Cemetery commissioners have offered $400,000 for 1.25 acres owned by Whatcom Transportation Authority adjoining the Front Street cemetery. But that may not be enough to acquire it for ...

Lynden 2015 gun show on course despite passage of Initiative 594

MOUNT VERNON — Washington State Initiative 594 passed comfortably on Nov. 4, but what comes of the initiative remains up in the air, according to Victoria Gilbert, co-owner of Falcon Gun Shows and organizer ...

City 2015 budget stirs no comments

LYNDEN -— The city will take in 1 percent more, or about $26,878, in property tax revenue next year. That’s the state-allowed maximum, excluding what increases come from new construction and improvements ...

New irrigation boards set levies, meeting times

WHATCOM -— Four newly created irrigation districts on agricultural land have all set an assessment rate of $4 per acre for 2015, altogether raising $188,734 to deal with a variety of water issues. The ...
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Bethany’s homes tour Dec. 6

WHATCOM — The annual Bethany Christian Services local homes tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. The four homes open for visiting are: Brad and Kari Rader, 8629 Benson Rd.; Brian and Holly ...