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Annual Men’s Night Out event moves to Saturday for 2013

LYNDEN — Men’s Night Out will switch formats this year, moving from a Friday evening event to an eight-hour timeframe on Saturday, April 13. The noon to 8 p.m. event in the Henry Jansen Building at ...
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No place to go for meat packing

WHATCOM ­— Local farmers continue to wait, and hope, for additional slaughter facilities to take animals for meat packing in the agricultural north county. As it stands now, there are too few buyers ...
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Lummis reassert senior water rights

BELLINGHAM ­— The Lummi Nation reasserted its senior water rights in Whatcom County at a Thursday meeting intended to restart water resource planning talks that stopped in 2009. Jeremy Freimund, water ...
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Coronation of an ambassador

From left, Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador candidates Janis DeJager, Alexandra Bergsma and Samantha Douge receive applause at the coronation banquet sponsored by Dairy Women Friday evening in Bellingham. ...
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Estimates in for school fixes

LYNDEN — It’s been a long process, but the Lynden School District finally has some numbers to consider pertaining to the district’s facility needs. The results of a study and survey performed by ...

Monday evening fire off West Badger destroys mobile home

LYNDEN — A single-wide mobile home was destroyed on property about 1,000 feet off West Badger Road Monday evening, said North Whatcom Fire & Rescue operations chief John Swobody. No one was injured ...
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Making Kendall safer: Local coalition to improve traffic

KENDALL ­— In February 2002, a car launched itself over the berm adjacent to Kendall Elementary School and into the parking lot, careening and crashing directly into a classroom and totaling another ...

City Council OKs new parking rule

LYNDEN — In the end, the City Council went 5-2 in favor of tighter rules for off-street parking. Commercial and industrial operations in residentially zoned areas of town will have to use their own parking ...

More Hospice volunteers sought

BELLINGHAM — Hospice seeks top-quality, caring volunteers to provide assistance — such as respite sitting, light chores, transportation, comfort and friendship — to those facing a life-threatening ...

Lynden woman making quilts for Newtown

A group of Western Washington women were so moved by the tragedy at Newtown, Conn., they decided to get involved by creating special quilts for each of the victim’s families. Kelly Beedle of Anacortes ...