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Rushing water: Bonding over whitewater

Swiping through pictures of a Saturday church group rafting trip on the Skykomish River, one thing was clear: Whitewater can make the burliest of men smile like a schoolboy. As a group of about 20 of us ...
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18 hours of ‘family’ at Relay For Life

LYNDEN — There’s emotion in purple shirts. Emotion that only those personally associated with cancer can fully understand. That much was clear at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Friday evening ...

Main Street will close July 10

LYNDEN — Get ready. A roughly six-month closure of Main Street at Fishtrap Creek between North Eighth Street and Lynden Middle School starts July 10. As Burlington-based Interwest Construction completely ...
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Temporary Skagit bridge set to open Wednesday

SKAGIT — Those 30-minute-plus detours around the felled Skagit River bridge should come to an end today. Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to open a temporary bridge across the ...

Barbecue food truck opens

LYNDEN — Jeremy TenKley now has custom-made buns from the Lynden Dutch Bakery to show off his daily smoked meat and signature onion jelly creation. The Lyndenite does it all from his new JT Smokin Barbecue ...
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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 ...