Co-op Preschool celebrating 40 years in Lynden

LYNDEN — The Lynden Co-op Preschool is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. “We’ll be having a fun booth at Farmers Day with prizes and games for kids. We’re also promoting our new toddler ...
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Meridian: A new home

LAUREL ­— The Trojan spirit is alive and well, right down a refurbished live-size Trojan statue prominent in the new Meridian High School Education Building. Hundreds of people were on hand in beautiful ...
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B.C. connection Jerri Mercer adds her part to Jansen Art Center talent slate

LYNDEN ­— Jerri Mercer is often at the Jansen Art Center, sharing her energy and vision and talent alongside inspirational local founder Heidi Doornenbal. Their next collaborations are coming up. A ...
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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 ...