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Non-stop snow kept crews busy, kids happy

WHATCOM — What started as a manageable amount of snow on Saturday turned into so much more by Sunday morning. And while the forecast continued to call for rain and melting by Sunday evening and into ...
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City to focus on Pepin Creek in 2014

LYNDEN — Even after the Washington State Legislature pulled roughly $3 million of funding for Lynden’s Pepin Creek project in the waning days of the final 2013 session, the city’s Public Works department ...

Ex-felon with loaded handgun nabbed in Lynden

LYNDEN — When U.S. marshals and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office called, Lynden police were ready to help arrest an ex-felon the two entities were looking for, even if the suspect was likely to ...

Lawrence Nordby

Lawrence Julius Nordby, a lifelong resident of Ferndale, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 8, 2014. He passed away at home surrounded by his family at the age of 87. Lawrence was born in Ferndale on May ...

Police solve two thefts in one discovery

LYNDEN — The discovery of one crime led Lynden Police to solve a second crime. “We had the cases solved prior to being reported,” said Lynden police detective Lee Beld, “which is a nice change.” ...

Relay for Life hosting Valentine’s Day-themed event

LYNDEN — The 2014 Relay for Life of North Whatcom is hosting Cupid for a Cure on Saturday, Feb. 15, a dinner, dancing and auction event to benefit the Relay for Life. Expect both live and silent auctions ...

Lynden Chamber’s Cashback Program has generated $12.9 million in sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce Community Cashback program, created in 1998 to encourage local shopping while supporting local nonprofit organizations, ended 2013 with $12.95 million in local ...
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Lynden school bond facing failure, again

LYNDEN — In the end, nearly 58 percent approval simply isn’t enough to pass a $46 million Lynden School District bond to build new middle and elementary schools. Bonds need 60 percent approval to pass. ...

Rodeo to be on Tue. and Wed.

LYNDEN — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo is expecting more of the country’s top professional cowboys and cowgirls for 2014 competition by moving to a pair of midweek dates, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 12-13. ...

January was drier than average

LYNDEN — A late run of January precipitation helped the month approach the historical average, but January was still a nearly 1.5 inches drier than normal. At 4.36 inches of rainfall during the 31-day ...