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Lynden man’s plasma donations hit 1,000

LYNDEN — Len Corneto gives plenty of credit to cartoon character Betty Boop for his 1,000 donations of blood plasma. Corneto’s long run of donations started nearly 11 years ago. The 22-year Whatcom ...

Ruth Visser

Ruth (Vlasman) Visser went home to be with her Savior on Friday evening, Oct. 10, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden surrounded by family. Ruth was 87 years old and would have celebrated ...

North Sound Retail hearing moved to Nov. 13

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission’s public hearing on a proposed rezone for the North Sound Retail Center has been moved to Nov. 13. The applicants, Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers, ...

Third quarter home sale numbers rise

WHATCOM — Rising numbers for Whatcom County’s housing market in the third quarter were tempered by flat to declining numbers in September, according to a local real-estate report. The number of county ...

42nd District State Representative Race: Satpal Sidhu

Satpal Sidhu has a diverse background, with engineering, business ownership and education filling 40 years of experience that he wants to bring to Olympia as the 42nd District state representative. A question-and-answer ...

42nd District State Representative Race: Luanne VanWerven

Luanne VanWerven knows rural Whatcom County and politics, a combined knowledge she hopes to bring to Olympia as the 42nd District representative. A question-and-answer with VanWerven follows. Answers have ...
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Local marijuana rolling along

WHATCOM — With seven non-Bellingham licensed marijuana producer-processor operations and one non-Bellingham retail outlet, Whatcom County is starting to take hold of its legal pot opportunities. From ...
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The changing face of Semiahmoo Resort

SEMIAHMOO — The cheery yellow paint on the reenergized Semiahmoo Resort serves as more than a fresh look. It gives the resort a fresh perspective. With a 26-year history that spiraled into closure by ...

Great Expectations moves to New Hope Center on B.C. Ave.

LYNDEN — The entire Christian Hope Association is under one roof at the New Hope Center at 205 S. British Columbia Ave. Christian Hope Association, which runs the Project Hope food bank, New Way Ministries ...

Local joins competition for Miss Pre-Teen Seattle

LYNDEN — Savonne Sterk of Lynden has been selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Seattle pageant on Saturday, Oct. 11. Sterk was accepted into the competition following an application and ...