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Air Force Airman Klaas J. Meyer has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training ...
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Comfort: A Leia Bear to hug

SUMAS — The Leia Bear has come to the Nonhoffs for a while. Specifically, it’s for Lily, age 5. The cuddly bear has been all over the world and came here from New York, said Lily’s mom, Ricki Nonhoff. ...
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Prep work starts for East Badger Road roundabouts

LYNDEN — Construction crews have started preparing East Badger Road at the intersections with Bender and Depot roads for roundabouts, even though a contractor for the summer project hasn’t yet been ...

Lynden, LC schools plan for joint safety drill

LYNDEN — Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes. That’s the thinking behind the Lynden School District’s upcoming Safety Day, set for Thursday, Feb. 21. “On Feb. 21, the Lynden School District, ...
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GPT scoping: Everyone got their say

BELLEVUE — The public provided more than 124,000 comments on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, ...
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WTA adds 8 hybrid buses

WHATCOM — Eight new hybrid buses entered Whatcom Transportation Authority service on Monday, Feb. 4. Compared to the 18-year-old diesel buses they replace, the new buses offer 40 percent greater fuel ...

Two injured in three-car E. Badger crash

EVERSON — Two people were injured in a three-car collision at about 11:24 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of East Badger and Van Buren roads. East Badger was closed for about five hours after the ...

Hands Across Border event at Blaine’s Peace Arch ends after 90 years

BLAINE — It began with school children on both sides of the border collecting their pennies, nickels and dimes to pay for some of the land around the Peace Arch in the 1920s. The Peace Arch itself had ...

Exhibit on native food traditions to be in Lynden starting Feb. 15

LYNDEN — An exhibit titled “Salish Bounty” opens Feb. 15 at the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St. About native American food traditions, the traveling exhibit is from Seattle’s Burke Museum ...

Pump price up 14 cents in a week

SEATTLE — Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 13.9 cents per gallon in a week, averaging $3.48 on Feb. 3, according to GasBuddy. This compares with the national average that increased 14.4 ...