Lynden survives at Ferndale

Uncommon mistkaes should have cost Lynden its first lost of the season, but the team didn’t break during tough times. The Lions indeed rallied around one another and made just enough plays to hop ...
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Greenhouses ripped out at VanderGiessen Nursery

LYNDEN — The greenhouse at VanderGiessen Nursery built in 1938 just wasn’t cutting muster any longer. So the father-son duo of Alvin and David Vos ripped it out, right along with the greenhouse from ...
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Lynden elem. schoolers tackle marathon

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District wants its kids to stay fit, and the popular Marathon Club is one way for students to do just that. The club challenges students to run 25 miles before Nov. 15. They ...
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Local resident Impero releasing new book on history of Glacier

KENDALL — Michael G. Impero has already written two books detailing the history of various parts of the foothills. The first was “The Lone Jack,” published in 2007, recounting the history of the ...
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Simulating a shakeup of sorts

Students at Meridian Middle School participated in a national earthquake awareness drill on Thursday morning, sending every student under their desk for better cover…. This content is for subscribers ...

Where could a pot store even go?

LYNDEN — Even while a moratorium remains in place, the eventual potential homes for a retail marijuana outlet in Lynden are few. State rules require a marijuana store to be at least 1,000 feet away from ...

Lynden looks at raising city elected officials’ salaries

LYNDEN — In a first crack at it Monday, the Lynden City Council decided not to raise the pay of councilors and the mayor. But the issue could come up again at an extra meeting of council next Monday, ...

Chief Anderson promotes FD 4 tax levy

Residents of Whatcom County Fire District 4 are asked in the Nov. 5 election to approve a permanent Emergency Medical Services (EMS) levy. More funds are needed to keep ambulance staffing at the current ...

Median home sales price up nearly 5 percent in county

WHATCOM — Whatcom County home sales continued to rise sharply in this year’s third quarter while the county’s median sales price again achieved a modest gain, according to a real-estate report issued ...

Oxygen tank explosion leads to house fire and death

KENDALL — The homeowner died after an oxygen tank explosion caused a house fire on Mosquito Lake Road Oct. 12. Jerry DeBruin, Fire District 14 chief, said that the explosion shortly after midnight woke ...