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Shellfish from some beaches again safe to eat

BELLINGHAM — The biotoxin closure for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been lifted on beaches from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border. However, Point Roberts and all beaches ...

Kickoff for Bible quizzing year will be Sept. 12-13 at Laurel Church

WHATCOM — A kickoff retreat for students ages 11-19 who want to do Bible quizzing is Sept. 12-13 at Laurel Baptist Community Church. The season for students throughout the county will run through almost ...
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Hello, new school year

Students in Renee Haan’s second-grade class at Lynden Christian Elementary School show eager faces on their first day of school on Tuesday. Lynden public, Nooksack Valley and other schools begin today…. ...

WTA 1.25 acres officially for sale in Lynden

LYNDEN -— Property owned by the Whatcom Transportation Authority just south of its Lynden transfer station at 1945 Front St. is officially up for sale. Sealed bids on the 1.25-acre piece are due in by ...

GPT squeezed by regional coal decisions

WHATCOM — One regional decision went in favor of coal exports last week while another went against, with the local Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal still in the balance in the middle. After two years ...
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Lewis Anniversary: Ed Austin started Lynden Transfer in 1906

It was the extension of a railroad spur into Lynden in 1904 that really created the opportunity for freight hauling. Ed Austin had already been the driver of the Lynden Stage carrying people, and some ...
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Lewis Anniversary: The Scribe of Parsnip Corner

10-week historical series marks 100 years of Lewis family ownership of the Lynden Tribune Very quietly, practically invisible to the casual reader, the ownership of The Lynden Tribune newspaper changed ...
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Two injured in Monday evening crash at Depot, Pangborn roads

A collision ocurred at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the corner of Pangborn and Depot roads north of Lynden. A 2003 GMC Yukon driven by Tyler S. Hardy, 23, of Lynden, failed to stop for a stop sign, ...

Lynden Airport open house Saturday

LYNDEN -— Attracting young folks into flying is a main goal of the annual Lynden Airport open house, set for this Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Depot Road airport. To that end, free airplane rides will be ...

Schools set to start soon

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair is done, and for kids around the north county, that means school is right around the corner. Here are the start dates for local districts and schools: • Lynden ...