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Expect tractors aplenty for June 1 Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — Tractors, tractors and more tractors will lead off the 2013 Farmers Day Parade. The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association has been named the grand marshal for the June 1 parade ...
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Meridian: A new home

LAUREL ­— The Trojan spirit is alive and well, right down a refurbished live-size Trojan statue prominent in the new Meridian High School Education Building. Hundreds of people were on hand in beautiful ...
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30 years, $1M raised

LYNDEN ­— For 30 years now, the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon has been a May mainstay in town. This Saturday, the event is expected to top $1 million raised to fight the hereditary disease. The cumulative ...

Who’s running again for office?

WHATCOM ­— Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis has said he is running for a second term. Whatcom County Council incumbents Kathy Kershner, Bill Knutzen, Kenn Mann and Carl Weimer all intend to run again for ...

Museum has variety of talks

LYNDEN — A presentation on “Nooksack Place Names and Food Plants” will be given by Allan Richardson at the Lynden Pioneer Museum at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. The Nooksack people had a diverse knowledge ...

Front Street bicycle vs. vehicle accident results in trip to hospital

There were no serious accidents in a bicycle versus vehicle accident at the intersection of Front and Sixth streets in downtown Lynden on Tuesday afternoon. Two boys, ages approximately 8 and 11, were ...
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Raising disability awareness at Nooksack Valley High

EVERSON — About 270 of the estimated 1,600 students in the Nooksack Valley School District live with disabilities, and students at Nooksack Valley High School are working to make these kids feel as at-home ...

Korthuis to run again for mayor

LYNDEN ­— Scott Korthuis will run again for mayor. The one-term incumbent announced his intentions at the end of a Lynden City Council meeting Monday — to council and city staff applause. In a brief ...

Water plant’s $30M in contracts OK’d

LYNDEN ­— The contracts are in place for building a new Lynden water treatment plant. It adds up to big money, though. The City Council on Monday awarded the main construction job to low bidder IMCO ...

Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting

BELLINGHAM — One of the suspected shooters in the 2011 “drug deal gone bad” Lynden shooting death of Jesse Winchester was sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty ...