Bomb threat today at Banner Bank

Employees were outside for about an hour as police determined report to be false Lynden’s Banner Bank on Kok Road was evacuated just before 11 a.m. on Friday when a customer called to report that ...
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LC kids excel at Theresa Tromp chess tournament

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian senior Dylan Blok took first place in the 44th annual Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament last Friday and Saturday, March 28-29, with the only perfect 5-out-of-5 score out of 27 ...
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Two days of bull riding this week in Lynden

LYNDEN — More than 70 of the top bull riders in the country are coming to town as this year’s Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division event expands to two days, Friday and Saturday, April 4-5. ...

B.C. measles outbreak spreads to Whatcom

WHATCOM — After 228 confirmed cases of measles cropped up in British Columbia’s eastern Fraser Valley last week, a U.S. health officer has said that one American resident is also infected. The province’s ...

Welcome to the McConaissance

Matthew McConaughey has one of the most interesting résumés in Hollywood. Now known as “Oscar winner” Matthew McConaughey, the star kicked off his career on an episode of “Unsolved Mysteries” ...
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Lynden boy, 6, killed in Monday crash

BOW — A 6-year-old Lynden boy was killed and his mother was critically injured Monday when her Ford SUV crashed along Chuckanut Drive, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. According ...
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‘FoodPlay’ comes to Lynden

LYNDEN — “FoodPlay” came to Lynden for the first time Tuesday morning, as Lynden School District youngsters had a chance to learn about healthy eating in conjunction with new food requirements in ...
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Local woman helps bring ‘God’s Not Dead’ to Bellingham theater

BELLINGHAM — “God’s Not Dead” is playing at the Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 & IMAX at least until Thursday, and moviegoers can thank Yolanda Vogel that the movie is even playing there ...
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Van Zandt hosts baby (grand piano) shower

VAN ZANDT — There’s a piece of music history residing in Van Zandt Hall. The South Fork Valley Community Association will host a “Baby (Grand Piano) Shower” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, in Van ...

Schools rearrange dates for snow days

WHATCOM — North Whatcom County’s schools have seen three snow days so far in the 2013-14 school year, and each school is going about making up those days a little differently. The Lynden School District ...