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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 ...

Replica tall ship in Bellingham Blaine in July

ABERDEEN — The Lady Washington replica 18th century sailing ship will be in Bellingham July 12-18 and in Blaine July 31 to Aug. 4 for public tours and excursions, announces the Grays Harbor Historical ...
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Bill Verwolf retiring

LYNDEN ­— In 42 years in local government, Bill Verwolf has found at least three things not worth fighting for: licensing cats, changing addresses, and revising a sign ordinance. “Those are things ...
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Neighborhood dispute sparks parking debate

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Feb. 14 on a rule requiring businesses with off-street parking to use those parking spots. But this isn’t some procedural rule ...
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Crowd praises, thanks two awardees

LYNDEN -— Speaker Terry DeValois donned Harlan Kredit’s famous bright-orange beanie cap, saying “I feel smarter already,” before telling stories about the Sol H. Lewis Award recipient Wednesday. ...

City adapts to new state pot law

LYNDEN ­— The new state law legalizing marijuana hits home. Even though Lynden voters may not have wanted it, Initiative 502 passed in November, allowing possession and consumption of up to an ounce ...

Cyclist killed near Kendall Road

KENDALL — One bicyclist was killed and one was injured when a woman collided with them on Kendall Road near Oregon Trail Road Saturday evening. According to the Washington State Patrol, Debra G. Peterson, ...

Farms hosting business, community events in February

Farmers can learn about business profitability  LYNDEN ­— Are you a new farmer trying to understand how to make your farm business profitable? Are you an experienced farmer wanting to either start ...