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Alleged child rapist caught at Blaine crossing

BLAINE — A Bellingham man wanted for alleged rape of a child was apprehended July 4 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Peace Arch Port of Entry. Officers arrested ...

County plans to chip-seal several roads this week 

WHATCOM -— About a dozen roads, mostly in the Ferndale area, are scheduled for chip sealing this week by county Public Works. The roads include: Waschke (north of Smith), Aldrich (from Smith to  Axton), ...

Hats Off motorcycle run a benefit event

LYNDEN — Hats Off T-Shirts & Engraving will host the third annual Raspberry Festival Motorcycle Poker Run and Bike Show. The charity event starts at the Stanwood American Legion on Saturday, July ...

Razz Fest deadline coming

LYNDEN — The deadline to submit a team application for the Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is Friday, July 11. Find the registration form at lynden.org/curt-maberry-memorial-classic. ...
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City pursues 40 acres on Benson Rd.

LYNDEN -— The city wants to buy a 40-acre Benson Road farm for potential park land or other public uses. The Lynden City Council on Monday took a first step toward acquiring the property of Herman and ...

The details of the retail center plan

LYNDEN — Without unearthing every detail of the proposed Lynden North Sound Retail Center, a review of the application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial does offer ...

Lynden cemetery district interested in WTA acreage

WHATCOM -— A land parcel of about 1.3 acres owned by the Whatcom Transportation Authority south of its Lynden bus station will be the subject of a public hearing before the WTA board of directors on ...
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Chamber banners promote events

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce has a new roadway banner system in place to keep the community and visitors reminded of upcoming events. While first debuting around Christmas, the streetside ...

Fourth festivities run all day at Zuanich

BELLINGHAM -— The fireworks at 10:30 p.m. over Squalicum Harbon are only the capper of a holiday full of festivities at Zuanich Point Park on Friday, July 4. The Haggen Family 4th of July Celebration ...
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Artist Point cleared in time for three-day weekend

MOUNT BAKER — For the second straight year, State Route 542 to Artist Point opened Tuesday morning, July 1. It’s one of the earliest ever openings for the destination known for its spectacular views ...