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deBont named NVHS valedictorian

SUMAS -— Sabrina deBont is headed to the University of Washington in the fall after serving as student body president and being the 2014 class valedictorian at Nooksack Valley High School. The lifetime ...
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Janis DeJager wins state Dairy Ambassador

EVERETT — Janis DeJager of Everson, Whatcom County’s representive in state competition, was chosen Friday as the 2014-2015 Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Janis was one of six contestants in the ...
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City adds money for 401 Front St. demolition

LYNDEN -— The city hopes to tap into transportation improvement dollars to help with the demolition of a weakened building at 401 Front St. The connection is that the building’s removal will pave the ...
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Relay at fairgrounds Friday

LYNDEN -— The countdown to the 2014 Relay For Life of North Whatcom this weekend has already begun online, with over $78,000 raised. The fun family-friendly event as a fundraiser for the American Cancer ...

Ericksen claims his Senate race is a targeted one

WHATCOM -— Part of a 25-24 operating majority in the state Senate last session, 42nd District incumbent Doug Ericksen says his race this year may be targeted for out-of-state dollars. “I am going to ...

Farmers Market opens Thursday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Farmers Market opens for the 2014 season this Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot at Front and Fourth streets. There will an opening “blessing” right at noon, said Dave Timmer, ...

Guide Meridian, Sumas lane closures possible

WHATCOM — All this week, June 16-20, drivers should expect lane and shoulder closures on State Route 539 (Guide Meridian) between Horton Road in Bellingham and SR 546 (East Badger Road) from 7 a.m. and ...

Finding anchor in bits of history, politics

Fortunately for the spice of life, we all have different interests. While I care nothing about most TV shows, I do enjoy following politics. Instead of indulging a workshop hobby, I’d rather be reading ...
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Judson busts finished; can statue also be?

LYNDEN -— Life-size bronze busts of town founders Holden and Phoebe Judson are completed and on display in the front window of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. They are the work of accomplished local sculptor ...

Lynden firm to remodel county courthouse

WHATCOM -— Two Lynden firms will be doing work for the county, following County Council action on Tuesday, June 3. Faber Construction was awarded the $949,310 job of renovating the County Courthouse ...