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Two 17-year-olds injured in crash on Saturday

  LYNDEN ­— Three Lynden 17-year-olds were involved in a one-car crash at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, March 28, near the corner of Berthusen and Birch Bay-Lynden roads.   Per Wolfisberg was driving ...

Hutchings chosen by county

  WHATCOM — County Executive Jack Louws has appointed Jon Hutchings the county’s new public works director, with an expected start date of Monday, April 27. The appointment was due to be confirmed ...

Training for 4-H leaders in Lynden April 15, 22

  WHATCOM — 4-H Youth Development invites adults 19 years and older to volunteer to be club leaders in the 4-H program.   4-H promotes leadership, citizenship and life skills for youths ages ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on Stickney ...
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Lynden students absorb Holocaust story

  LYNDEN ­— For about 40 minutes the student body of Lynden High School sat in a respectful hush Friday listening to 92-year-old Noemi Ban talk about living through the Holocaust.   The Bellingham ...
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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, ...
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Charter review is elections-focused

  LYNDEN ­— How elections happen continues to be a big topic before the Whatcom County Charter Review Commission.   This year’s 15-member commission — proposing and debating changes to the ...

Glunt pleads guilty on sexual offense charge

  LYNDEN ­— Former city veteran police officer Donald Glunt pleaded guilty last week to a sexual offense charge arising out of his final days on the job last April.   Before Whatcom County Superior ...

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 ...