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Lynden Music Festival kicks off on Oct. 8

Polecat, a folk band from Bellingham, will be featured in the upcoming Lynden Music Festival with an appearance Friday, Oct. 10, in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Tickets are $10. For a full schedule of the ...

Burn ban lifted after rainfall

WHATCOM — Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and available fire resources, the Fire Marshal’s Office lifted the ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated county on Saturday, Sept. 27. Outdoor ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local play The Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden’s Dutch Village Mall runs 15 performances of “The Sound of Music” through Oct. 12. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday ...

‘Red tide’ closes beaches south of Point Whitehorn

WHATCOM — Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (“red tide”) have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some Whatcom County beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department ...

Noreen Harrell

Noreen Kay Sterk Harrell entered her Heavenly home on Sept. 21, 2014, surrounded by her daughters, Lisa, 23, and Taylor, 16, and her partner, Ken Dixon, all of Bellingham. Born on July 28, 1960, to Henry ...

Amend effort continues locally

WHATCOM — Citizen activists with Pledge to Amend, a campaign decrying corporate power over democracy in the United States, are mobilizing locally too. Locally, voters can expect Whatcom Move to Amend ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 1

Sidhu’s side My opponent, a lifetime Republican party operative espousing right-wing values, gave her interpretation of the “Tax Policy” platform of the Democrat Party. The party website says: “Fair ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 2 Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Station, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

State of Washington Department of Ecology

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO APPROPRIATE PUBLIC WATERS TAKE NOTICE: That Glen Vander Woude & Paul Vander Woude of Ferndale, Washington on February 2, 2014, under ...

City of Everson Notice of SEPA Availability DNS

CITY OF EVERSON NOTICE OF SEPA AVAILABILITY DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE  (DNS) Notice is hereby given that on September 29, 2014 the City of Everson, acting as SEPA lead agency under RCW 43.21C, ...