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Salish Bounty: A tradition of food

LYNDEN — The Chanterelle mushrooms at the Lynden Pioneer Museum have a distinct aroma. That much is certain. How you feel about that whiff of earthiness — and whether you’d ever consider eating it ...

Lynden permits guns at a record pace

LYNDEN — There are over a hundred new guns in Lynden already in 2013, according to the Lynden Police Department. Federal law requires that all individuals either purchasing a gun from a dealer or applying ...

Debated parking ordinance moves to City Council

LYNDEN — While Dari-Tech has tried to make amends with its neighbors along North Eighth Street, a proposed city planning ordinance requiring businesses with off-street parking in residential areas to ...
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Meridian grad to perform in Bellingham benefit concert

BELLINGHAM — Mycle Wastman, a Seattle soul singer who entertained millions of television viewers last fall on “The Voice,” will be the featured performer in a “Liam’s Journey” benefit concert ...
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VIDEO: Lynden Manor Dance

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Lynden-based window cleaning business starts up

LYNDEN — Bright Outlook Window Cleaning recently launched in Whatcom and Skagit counties. The Lynden-based business was founded by Scott and Marlys Taylor. Bright Outlook Window Cleaning is a member ...
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Can a Port Townsend model work here?

LYNDEN — Folks in Port Townsend knew what they wanted for their downtown. They were well aware of what they didn’t have and figured out a way to get it. The town banded together, started a grassroots ...

A jury trial in Lynden? Yes, today

LYNDEN — As far as typical small towns go, there are things that just don’t make regular appearances, such as jury trials. But Lynden will have one — likely running two days — starting at 9 a.m. ...
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Where’s the snow? It may not be coming after all

WHATCOM — It isn’t so much that the winter of 2012-13 has been exceptionally dry or oddly warm. It has just been devoid of snow. To date, north Whatcom County — as measured by a National Weather ...

Lynden Vision Clinic acquires Bellingham office; open house set

LYNDEN — Dr. Mira Swiecicki, doctor of optometry and owner of Lynden Vision Clinic, has expanded by acquiring Spyglass Optik in Bellingham. Swiecicki assumed operation of Spyglass Optik, located along ...