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NWWA Fair names Skillet as grandstand entertainer

LYNDEN — In the Northwest Washington Fair’s first grandstand entertainment announcement of 2015, Christian rock band Skillet and “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon were both named to the Thursday, ...

North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday

WINTHROP — In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State Department of Transportation crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates ...
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A rally for the Lynden schools

A rally to support the Lynden School District bond, organized by Citizens for Lynden Schools, drew over 250 people to the local fairgrounds on Saturday. Entertainment included a bagpiper, students on unicycles, ...

Seats will open up for Lynden parks & rec board

LYNDEN — With three of the five commissioner seats of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District up for reelection this year, two of them will possibly lack an incumbent running.   The commissioners ...

New section of SR 542 near Glacier Springs now open

MAPLE FALLS – Drivers no longer have to wait for a traffic signal to guide them through a short stretch of State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) four miles east of Maple Falls.   Contractor crews working ...
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Giant cold-storage facility planned

LYNDEN — Preferred Freezer Services of New Jersey will take a Lynden field from bare ground to over 331,500 square feet of a cold storage operation in less than six months.   Work will start any ...
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New-look Lyncs project now underway

The final Lynden Christian High School reconstruction phase of renovating 50-year-old athletic facilities has started. The project includes an expansion of locker rooms north of the gym, a new hallway ...

Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting near Sumas

SUMAS — An unidentified man was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Thursday afternoon on Kneuman Road west of Sumas.   The agency reports that the agent was involved in a confrontation ...

LPD: Beware of newest scam phone calls

LYNDEN — Phone calls to Lynden residents warning of a threat of arrest if the call receiver doesn’t send money to the IRS or U.S. Treasury should be ignored and treated as a scam, according to John ...

Conservation District still counting ballots

LYNDEN — Thousands of absentee ballots have made determining the winner of a Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors race between incumbent Larry Helm and challenger Joy Monjure a bit more ...