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91 years old and ready to fall

A Tiger Construction excavator demolishes the Old Main building on the Meridian High School campus Monday morning. The demolition of the well worn Meridian landmark, built in 1922, is a step in the ongoing ...

Memorial Day services Monday

WHATCOM — Memorial Day services and related events are planned Monday, May 27, at local cemeteries, as follows:   FOUR CEMETERIES American Legion Post 212 of Sumas and its auxiliary again conduct ...

Louws works details to try to keep EMS program intact

WHATCOM ­— County Executive Jack Louws continues to work on financial and contractual details of an overall agreement to preserve unified emergency medical response in Whatcom County. Louws spoke May ...
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Flashes of orange, for a cause

Even in rain, Ebenezer Christian School conducted a jog-a-thon Friday afternoon to raise money for both computer and playground equipment. Leading the pack here is Paige Decker. Some money raised was also ...

Extra filing period May 28-30 for still unfilled positions

WHATCOM — When public offices do not receive any candidate filings during regular filing week, state law requires a special additional three-day filing period be held, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. ...

Academic news and notes

LCHS releases third-quarter honor roll   LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its third-quarter honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors—Toby Dalla ...

EDITORIAL: Louws making notable progress

Sixteen months ago, when Jack Louws took over the County Executive’s job, there were some tough issues to be addressed, and hopefully resolved, without delay. Among these were: getting a new county jail ...
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Lynden is lucky to have thriving community theater

Even as businesses seemingly scatter away from the Dutch Village Mall, there’s one entity I hope will never leave: the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. My girlfriend and I attended the Friday evening Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – May 22

Concerned about ‘First Nations’ use I am concerned with the term First Nation as pertaining to the native Indians. The demands of the First Nation go way beyond what is considered who owns the land ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 22 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Planning code review regarding proposed new county ...