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Fair buys Kok Road property

  LYNDEN ­— A 1.8-acre Kok Road property is now owned by the Northwest Washington Fair instead of the city. The City Council finalized the $275,000 price and terms of sale on Monday.   The site ...

Reorganizing Lynden Boys & Girls Club sets July 30 event

  WHATCOM ­— In June, Elsha Grimes took over as director of the Boys & Girls Clubs unit in Lynden after having been program director for two years.   Elsha is a very capable leader who ...

Reece Lodder Marine photos on exhibit

  LYNDEN ­— From now through October, the Lynden Pioneer Museum is hosting an exhibit of the photography of Sgt. Reece Lodder, a U.S. Marine Corps combat correspondent from Everson.   The exhibit ...

Latest round: Interior chief must have a say in Nooksack 306 disenrollment

  DEMING ­— A board with the U.S. Department of Interior has agreed that any ordinance disenrolling members of the Nooksack Tribe must be reviewed by the Secretary of Interior first.   That’s ...

County Council still considering super-majority rule for charter amendments

  WHATCOM ­— At its July 21 meeting, the County Council was scheduled to consider a super-majority rule on all proposed amendments to the Home Rule Charter.   The requirement already exists ...

Thursday session is on local cities’ growth planning

  WHATCOM — The county is reviewing and revising its Comprehensive Plan as required under Growth Management Act. This task must be done by June 30, 2016.   Also, state law requires a review of ...

Fundraiser brunch event Aug. 30 at Boxx Weddings site

  FERNDALE — A first-ever Field to Flame Brunch, a seven-course fundraiser featuring seven local chefs and over a dozen local farmers, will be on Sunday, Aug. 30, in the beautiful park-like setting ...

15 youth corps jobs in Whatcom

  OLYMPIA — Fifteen positions with the Washington Conservation Corps, a program within the Washington Department of Ecology to help protect and restore the environment, will be in Whatcom County. ...
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YWAM opens to challenge

  LYNDEN ­— Youth With A Mission founder Loren Cunningham spoke Saturday to hundreds gathered at Front and Seventh streets for the launch of the new YWAM training center in Dutch Village Mall and ...

$2M pipeline replaces paper solution

LYNDEN ­— The city wanted a simple change on paper. Instead, it will get $2 million to build a pipeline.   State legislators Vincent Buys and Luanne VanWerven, attending Monday’s Lynden City Council ...