Woods Coffee roasting here

LYNDEN — All 14 The Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom County have started using coffee beans roasted in the company’s Lynden headquarters. Woods installed a roaster at its headquarters and bakery location ...

Dan Harris takes over command of Border Patrol’s Blaine sector

WHATCOM — U.S. Customs and Border Protection had a change of command for the Northwest effective June 10. Chief Patrol Agent Dan M. Harris Jr. took over in a ceremony led by Border Patrol Chief Michael ...
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City looks to update park/trail plans

LYNDEN — Lynden has dreams of new parks and trails. But those dreams aren’t quite as grand as they once were. The Lynden Planning Commission recommended on Thursday to send a revised City of Lynden ...
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PHOTOS: ‘Despicable Me’ Minions best in parade

  LYNDEN — The 2014 Farmers Day Parade had about 100 entries, with the Best in Parade title a tie between the Despicable Me Minions entered by Jamie Fairbanks and the Tough Enough to Wear Pink entry. ...
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Front St. building deemed unsafe

LYNDEN — First the awning came down. Then part of the hollow cinder block façade followed. Soon the entire building at 401 Front St. may get removed, which was the plan all along when the city bought ...

Guide Meridian border widening kicks off

LYNDEN — To coincide with a rebuild of the border station on the Canadian side, work started Monday to add lanes and redraw the alignment for Guide Meridian Road lanes approaching the Lynden-Aldergrove ...
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Jensen Anderson, 9, will be grand marshal of parade

LYNDEN -— Even as he continues to cope with cancer, Jensen Anderson, age 9, will be honored as the grand marshal of the 2014 Farmers Day Parade Saturday. Jensen will ride with his family probably on ...

Suicidal subject talked off Hannegan Road bridge

LYNDEN — A suicidal subject was talked off the Hannegan Road bridge over the Nooksack River on Thursday afternoon by the Lynden Police and Whatcom County Sheriff’s officers. A 43-year-old male was ...

NEXUS border-crossing center coming to Birch Bay Square

CUSTER — A joint “Trusted Traveler” enrollment center for the NEXUS border-crossing card will be located in the Birch Bay Square business center. It’s a project of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

First marijuana growing licenses granted

WHATCOM — Two Whatcom County marijuana grower/producers, including Deepwater Botanical, just north of Smith Road on the Guide Meridian, were among the first 40 applicants to receive licenses statewide. ...