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Electric soccer vibe takes over Seattle

SEATTLE — There’s one place in the United States that gets more excited about a scarf giveaway than anywhere else: Seattle. Fans at CenturyLink Field had those scarves raised high last week, as over ...

Krause Manufacturing shutting down at Laurel, moving to San Diego

LAUREL — After 50 years in operation in Whatcom County, Krause Manufacturing, 6059 Guide Meridian Rd., will move its equipment to parent company CP Group’s world headquarters in San Diego. Krause will ...
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Silly for graduation

Newly graduated Lynden Christian High School seniors break out the silly string to celebrate their milestone together…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...

Serving Lynden different than Iraq for new Edward Jones man

LYNDEN — Eric Ludwig considers himself fortunate. Having worked for Edward Jones financial services out of the Fairhaven office since August 2012, Ludwig was able to jump to Lynden when Will Mouat left ...
Jake Hittinger (right) comes out of the water with the man he rescued. This photo was taken by his wife, Kendra.

Local couple saves a life in Hawaii

HAWAII — Kendra and Jake Hittinger weren’t thinking about medals and honors when they saved the life of a drowning swimmer in Hawaii around Christmas. But receiving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Commendation ...

Lynden edges Ferndale as fastest growing city in county

WHATCOM — At the current rate, Lynden will continue to stay ahead of Ferndale in terms of total population. But, again, just barely. The U.S. Census Bureau released 2012 figures, showing Lynden’s jump ...

Expect tons of tractors during June 1 Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — Tractors, tractors and more tractors will lead off the 2013 Farmers Day Parade. The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association has been named the grand marshal for the June 1 parade ...

NEXUS lane times change again in Sumas

SUMAS — The operating times for the NEXUS lane at the Sumas port of entry will change again on June 10. The dedicated lane will operate only between 8 and 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. But for those ...
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‘Cinderella’ performances upcoming

BELLINGHAM — Northwest Ballet Theatre, with over a dozen Lynden-area participants, will present “Cinderella” on Saturday and Sunday in the Mount Baker Theatre. In 2003, the local theater premiered ...
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Skagit bridge fix could be mid-June

SKAGIT — Even as the National Transportation Safety Board continues investigating the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge collapse, Washington State Department of Transportation officials have announced ...