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Cemetery QR codes link pioneer history

LYNDEN — Whatcom County Cemetery District 10 has created all kinds of new links to the past. Seriously. Using QR codes — “quick response” barcode-like images scannable by mobile devices that link ...
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Everson police chief, 50, passes away Tuesday

EVERSON — Everson Police Chief Erik Ramstead passed away Tuesday morning at age 50. Everson Mayor John Perry released this statement regarding the death: “We share with heavy hearts that Everson Police ...
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Sumas inventor brings us ‘Icy Light’

SUMAS — Sumas resident Jeff Latham still thinks about the cold winter day back in 2005. He was living in Bethel, Alaska and woke up near the crack of dawn to get ready for work. He was a bus driver for ...

The 13 things we’d love locally in 2013

We hope 2013 is a year of promise for north Whatcom County. With so many questions raised in 2012, we’d like to see some answers come in 2013. Since top-10 lists are so 2010, we’ve offered up our 13 ...
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A lifetime of pastoring, with fun, if not money

LYNDEN ­— In his 50s Rev. Cornelius Rientjes suffered a heart attack that seemed to end his pastoring days. Instead, his career took a turn and he began to help struggling churches. He continued to ...
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Cows saved in Kamm Road fire; some calves lost

LYNDEN ­— A milking barn was destroyed and 15-20 calves and a horse were lost early Wednesday in a fire on the farm of Brad TeVelde on Kamm Road. All 125 milk cows were saved from the fire and were ...
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Extension office busy as farm-research link

BELLINGHAM ­— Think of the WSU Whatcom County Extension office as a link between laboratory and field, research and practice. For 95 years now, the connection has been there, serving the area with an ...
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DelBene now rural Whatcom’s Congresswoman

WHATCOM — Suzan DelBene is the new representative in Congress for northwest Washington. DelBene, a Democrat who won election in November over Republican John Koster, took office for the much expanded ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Pillowcases to dresses for orphans

By Kaity Teer for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN ­— When Edith Moorlag talks about her charitable sewing projects, she starts with her late husband, Johnny. It was Johnny who first encouraged her to join ...