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30 years, $1M raised

LYNDEN ­— For 30 years now, the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon has been a May mainstay in town. This Saturday, the event is expected to top $1 million raised to fight the hereditary disease. The cumulative ...

Who’s running again for office?

WHATCOM ­— Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis has said he is running for a second term. Whatcom County Council incumbents Kathy Kershner, Bill Knutzen, Kenn Mann and Carl Weimer all intend to run again for ...

Korthuis to run again for mayor

LYNDEN ­— Scott Korthuis will run again for mayor. The one-term incumbent announced his intentions at the end of a Lynden City Council meeting Monday — to council and city staff applause. In a brief ...

Water plant’s $30M in contracts OK’d

LYNDEN ­— The contracts are in place for building a new Lynden water treatment plant. It adds up to big money, though. The City Council on Monday awarded the main construction job to low bidder IMCO ...

Fair foundation’s kickoff event is May 10 in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The new Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is kicking off its public image and its fundraising with an event on Friday evening, May 10, in the fairgrounds Expo Building. “Come On and Take ...
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Boat inspections for Whatcom, Samish

WHATCOM ­— The County Council went along with what the Bellingham City Council had already done and approved boat inspections, with fees, to begin already last week at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish. ...
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‘Moochanical Moochine’ up for award

WHATCOM — A young local artist is one of nine national finalists in the Lucerne Art of Dairy online voting contest going on now through May 17. If Rachel Roberts’ “The Moochanical Moochine” design ...

Lynden trail money included in Senate budget package

OLYMPIA — The transportation budget plan approved unanimously Friday by the state Senate includes a $477,000 appropriation for a project to extend the Jim Kaemingk Sr. trail near Fisher Elementary School ...
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1 millionth tree planted a celebration in Acme

ACME ­— Cooperation between various groups was celebrated at the planting of the 1 millionth Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program tree in Whatcom County Saturday. Among thousands of young trees ...

Peoples Bank announces changes

WHATCOM — Peoples Bank has announced changes in the senior management of the Bellingham-based bank. Charles LeCocq has been promoted to chairman of the board and will continue as chief executive officer ...