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Study finds nearly half of state’s distracted drivers are texting

SEATTLE — In the state’s first study to examine driver use of electronic devices, investigators from the University of Washington found that more than 8 percent of drivers were engaged in the use of ...

Thursdays class at Lynden Library trains childcare providers

LYNDEN — A class being taught at the Lynden Library qualifies to help local licensed childcare providers complete their STARS training hours. The Responsive Caregiving/Cuidado Responsivo class will be ...
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Main Street bridge foundations take shape

LYNDEN — Out with the old and in with the new. That’s exactly where things stand at the Main Street culvert replacement project just west of Lynden Middle School. Crews from Interwest Construction ...

Study shows jail impacts on Ferndale

FERNDALE — While certainly not conclusive, a new study provides some useful insights into the reality that would be potentially brought about if a new Whatcom Count Jail were constructed on a 40-acre ...
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Skagit I-5 bridge to slide into place Saturday eve.

BURLINGTON — The temporary Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Skagit River has only a few more days of use before crews slide over into place the permanent replacement on Saturday evening. Barring any ...

Mudslides close SR 20 North Cascades Highway through the weekend

RAINY PASS – Heavy rain caused more mud and rock slides over State Route 20 in several locations, indefinitely closing a 24-mile stretch between the North Cascades passes. With heavier rains expected ...

State rules could drop marijuana store in Lynden

WHATCOM — Lynden could have a new marijuana-dispensing retail outlet by next June, according to rules approved by the Washington State Liquor Control Board. And it is all part of a large-scale plan to ...
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Lynde 500 photos

The Lynde 500 welcomed 10 teams to downtown Lynden on Labor Day for the Lynden Pioneer Museum’s annual push-kart derby. For a full story click here…. This content is for subscribers only. ...
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Heroes Day on 9/11 at CHCC

LYNDEN — Uniformed officers and local service organizations will gather at the Christian Health Care Center on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to participate in the sixth annual Heroes Day event. The free community ...

Lynden lost $6.4 million for Pepin Creek project, new water plant

LYNDEN — The city of Lynden’s expectation of $6.4 million in state Public Works Trust Fund money was cut from the state’s 2013-15 budget this summer. That leaves city officials looking for new ways ...