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Farmer concerns: Food safety, trade

  LYNDEN ­— Not dairy and berries directly so much, but concerns about food safety and trade rules came to the fore at a meeting of local farmers with Rep. Suzan DelBene last week.   About 20 ...

LC dinner/auction fundraiser March 13

  LYNDEN — “Flashback to the 70s” is the theme of the Friends of Lynden Christian Schools’ dinner auction to be held on Friday, March 13, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Buildings. ...

County to take more comment on amending marijuana code

  WHATCOM — The county Planning Commission will again be taking comment Thursday, Feb. 26, on amending Title 20 code to define and regulate recreational marijuana type uses as allowed by Washington ...

John Deere to be at home show March 6-8

  LYNDEN — Washington Tractor’s 2015 Drive Green Demo Days will be featured on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 6-8 as part of the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show.   At the ...

Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...

Hovander Park plant sale May 9

  FERNDALE — The annual plant sale of WSU Whatcom Extension will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Hovander Homestead Park.   Locally grown tomato plants, perennials, herbs and ...
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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...
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Running a Bond: State would pay for over 27 percent of overall project

LYNDEN — Dollar signs tell a story too. The money portion ultimately defines a bond.   Just how does the proposed $48 million Lynden School District bond break down? And just how does it compare ...

Fireworks limited to July 1-5, 2016

  LYNDEN ­— The city law on fireworks is changing — a little.   The City Council’s unanimous action of Feb. 17 brings 1963 city code back into compliance with state law, and it slightly ...

Gas prices keep going up, but still way below 2014

  SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Feb. 22, to an average of $2.42, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas ...