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Lynden adds new police officer

LYNDEN — For the Lynden Police Department’s first additional officer since 2004, it worked out to hire Jeremy Freeman, a 12-year veteran of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. Freeman, who started ...

Woman dies in Maple Falls creek

MAPLE FALLS — At about 9:20 p.m. on April 8, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7400 block of the Mt. Baker Highway on a 911 call that a woman had fallen into a creek and was unresponsive, ...

Bill Knutzen bidding for reelection to County Council

WHATCOM — County Council member Bill Knutzen on Monday announced he is running for reelection to his at-large position. A fourth-generation Whatcom County resident, Bill and his wife Sandy own Communication ...

Planning panel chair Michelle Luke seeks council seat

WHATCOM — Michelle Luke, Whatcom County Planning Commission chair, has announced her candidacy for the Whatcom County Council from District 3. Carl Weimer is the two-tern incumbent. In a press release ...

Oscar Rodriguez to plead guilty in adult court

LYNDEN — Seventeen-year-old Oscar Rodriguez, one of the alleged shooters involved the “drug deal gone bad” shooting death of Jesse Winchester on Nov. 11, 2011, on Bradley Road in Lynden will not ...

Shooting suspect caught after manhunt

SEATTLE — Three suspects are in U.S. custody following a standoff and subsequent manhunt involving Border Patrol agents on Tuesday, April 2, near Reese Hill and Heady Roads in the foothills above Sumas. ...

All-Lynden meeting tonight

LYNDEN ­— The elected officials, 18 in all, of three Lynden-area governmental entities come together for their second meeting tonight at City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St. The entities are the City of ...

1908-1922 Lynden Tribunes viewable online

OLYMPIA ­— Pages and editions of the Lynden Tribune from 1908 to 1922 are now viewable online at the Chronicling America website, http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov. The posting is a result of the Washington ...

Ferndale woman, 27, hit by car, dies

FERNDALE — A 28-year-old Ferndale woman was killed after getting hit by a vehicle while walking on Imhoff Road early Thursday, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. Trooper Mark Francis ...

Bender Road area restricted this week

LYNDEN ­— Bender Road north of Aaron Drive is in traffic restrictions this week as Len Honcoop Gravel does water main replacement for the City of Lynden. Southbound traffic is reduced to one lane and ...